Jamie Elman

Elman in 2003, photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Benjamin David Elman

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 5, 1976

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Jamie Elman is an American-born Canadian actor.

Jamie is the son of Margo and Harvey Elman. He was raised in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Jamie’s parents are both Jewish. Jamie studied Yiddish at a Jewish school in Montréal.

Jamie’s maternal grandfather was Leonel/Lionel Arnold Robitaille (the son of David Rabinovitch/Robitaille and Fanny/Fannie Abrams). Leonel was born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. David was born in Chisinau, Russian Empire (now Moldova), the son of Nahum/Nuchum Rabinovitch and Clara. Fanny was born in England.

Jamie’s maternal grandmother was named Sheila Ruth Robbins.

Sources: Genealogy of Jamie Elman (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

Obituary of Jamie’s maternal grandmother, Sheila Ruth (Robbins) Robitaille – http://www.legacy.com

Jamie’s maternal great-grandfather, David Rabinovitch/Rabitaille, on the 1911 Canada Census – http://www.familysearch.org


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