Jason Mantzoukas

FXX Network Fall 2013 Launch Party and "It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia" and "The League" Los Angeles Premieres - Arrivals

Mantzoukas in 2013, photo by PrPhotos.com

Place of Birth: Nahant, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 18, 1972

Ethnicity: Greek

Jason Mantzoukas is an American comedian, actor, and writer. He hosts the movie discussion podcast How Did This Get Made?, alongside June Diane Raphael and Paul Scheer.

Jason’s father, William Mantzoukas, was born in Greece, and moved to the United States in 1951. Jason’s mother, Cynthia (Mourousas), is also of Greek descent.

Jason has said:

I’m 100 percent Greek, but I look like I could be Indian or Middle Eastern or Hispanic.

Jason’s paternal grandfather was named Venizelos Mantzoukas.

Jason’s paternal grandmother was Evdoxia Toulopoulos (the daughter of Vasilios Toulopoulos and Panagiota/Panayiota Roussopoulos). Evdoxia was born in Lefkothea, Greece.

Jason’s maternal grandfather’s surname was Mourousas.

Source: Obituary of Jason’s paternal grandmother, Evdoxia (Toulopoulos) Mantzoukas – http://www.obitsforlife.com

37 Responses

  1. Check7t says:

    He’s an Iranid + Indid mix — obviously not fully Greek.

    If he was an East Med with some minor Iranid in his physiognomy then I could believe he’s Greek (at those types do exist in Greece) — however he’s obviously as Greek/European as the rest of Gypsies with European surnames.

  2. Nikki says:

    he is a greek. he looks so greek

  3. a says:

    This man really looks middle eastern

  4. aroxysimon says:

    Guessing he’s Anatolian Greek

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