James Lipton

Lipton in 2010, photo by kathclick/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Lewis/Louis James Lipton

Place of Birth: Detroit, Michigan, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 19, 1926

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

James Lipton is an American actor, writer, and composer. He is the dean emeritus of the Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University, and the host of Bravo’s television series Inside the Actors Studio.

James is the son of Betty (Weinberg), a teacher, and poet Lawrence Lipton (born Israel Lipschitz). His father was born in Lodz, Poland. All of James’s grandparents were Jewish emigrants from Eastern Europe. James is married to model and real estate broker Kedakai Turner.

James’s paternal grandparents were named Abraham Lipschitz and Rose R. They were both Polish Jewish immigrants.

James’s maternal grandparents were named Abraham S. Wineberg and Rose Sandorf. They were both Russian Jewish immigrants.

Source: Immigration record of James’s father – http://spreadtheory.blogspot.ca

2 Responses

  1. visokozen says:

    How is this guy not in jail?

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