Birth Name: Jeffrey Michael Tambor
Place of Birth: San Francisco, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 8, 1944
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Jeffrey Tambor is an American actor and comedian.
His parents were both Jewish (their families were from Hungary and Kiev in Ukraine). Jeffrey was raised in Conservative Judaism.
Jeffrey is married to Kasia Ostlun. He has five children.
Jeffrey’s paternal grandfather was Ignatz Isidore “Irving” Tambor (the son of Moses/Moritz/Morris Tambor and Rose Simon). Ignatz was born in Budapest, Hungary. Moses was born in Nankovo, Ukraine, the son of Leib Hersch Tambor and Rachel Leibowitz. Rose was born in Sigetu Marmatiei, Romania.
Jeffrey’s paternal grandmother was named Mollie/Molly Gelb (the daughter of Ari Leib/Leopold/Leonard Gelb and Hani). Mollie was born in Mukachevo, Ukraine.
Jeffrey’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph “Joe” Salzberg. Joseph was born in Vinnytsia, Ukraine.
Jeffrey’s maternal grandmother was Gertrude “Gertie” Benkin (the daughter of Mandel Benkin and Freda Tract). Gertrude was born in the Russian Empire.
Sources: Genealogy of Jeffrey Tambor (focusing on his father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Jeffrey’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Jeffrey’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org