Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: c. 2004/2005
*father – English, German, Irish, one quarter Ashkenazi Jewish
*mother – Slovak, possibly part Punjabi Indian
Jack Gore is an American actor. His roles include the films Rim of the World, We Are What We Are, and Ideal Home, and the show The Kids Are Alright.
His mother’s surname is Kapoor, which is usually of Punjabi Indian origin.
Jack’s paternal grandfather is Allen Edward Gore (the son of Frederick/Fred John Gore and Marie A. Matz). Allen was born in New York. Marie was the daughter of German parents, Georg Matz, from Annweiler am Trifels, Pfalz, Bayern, and Philippina Kaiser, from Gräfenhausen, Pfalz, Bayern.
Jack’s paternal grandmother is Patricia Lynden (born Ellen Lynden, the daughter of Richard Lynden and Maria/Marie Matlin). Patricia was born in California, and was a journalist and writer, particularly in the 1960s and 1970s, including for Newsweek. Richard was a trade union officer. He was the son of Irish parents, John Ross Lynden and Sara/Sarah M. Steele. Jack’s great-grandmother Maria was born in California, to Russian Jewish parents, Louis Matlin and Dora Rynin.
Jack’s maternal grandfather is named Mons Kapoor, Sr.
Jack’s maternal grandmother is Mary Taras (the daughter of John Taras and Stefania Richnak). Mary was likely born in Canada. She is of Slovak origin.
Sources: Genealogy of Jack’s paternal grandfather, Allen Edward Gore (focusing on his own mother’s side) – http://www.birkenhoerdt.net
Jack’s paternal grandfather, Allen Edward Gore, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Jack’s paternal great-grandfather, Richard Lynden, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Jack’s maternal great-grandfather, John Taras – https://www.newspapers.com