Birth Name: Jonathan Frederick Togo
Place of Birth: Rockland, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Birth: August 25, 1977
*father – Ashkenazi Jewish
*maternal grandfather – Irish, English
*maternal grandmother – Italian
Jonathan Togo is an American actor. He is known for his role on the show CSI: Miami.
His parents are pictured here. Jonathan’s father is Jewish; his surname was possibly originally spelt Tonkaview. Jonathan’s mother is of one half Italian, as well as Irish and English, ancestry. Jonathan was raised Jewish and had a Bar Mitzvah ceremony.
Jonathan is married to actress Tiffany Baker. He has a son with his former wife, actress and model Diora Baird; and a daughter with Tiffany.
Jonathan’s paternal grandfather was Morris/Maurice Togo (the son of Edward J. Togo and Sarah Shoobe). Morris was born in Russia. Edward was the son of Jacob Togo and Rebecca Tocacier.
Jonathan’s paternal grandmother was Sylvia Glaser/Glacer (the daughter of Hyman Glaser/Glacer and Frieda Kourlansky/Kurlansky). Sylvia was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Russia. Hyman was the son of Alek Glaser and Rachel Sandler. Frieda was the daughter of Harry Kourlansky and Rose Michalson.
Jonathan’s maternal grandfather likely was Arthur Joseph Webster (the son of Arthur Joseph Webster and Helen G. Bird). Jonathan’s grandfather Arthur was born in Massachusetts, and was of mostly of Irish and English descent. Jonathan’s great-grandfather Arthur was born in Massachusetts, the son of Eben D. Webster, who was born in Nova Scotia, Canada, and of Mary Anna Mellen, whose parents were Irish. Helen was born in Massachusetts, the daughter of John Patrick Bird, whose father was Irish, and whose mother was the daughter of Irish parents; and of Charlotte Minnie Honey.
Jonathan’s maternal grandmother likely was Louise/Louisa Mary Leoncini (the daughter of Lorenzo “Lawrence” Leoncini and Marianna A. “Mary/Marian” Bresciani). Louise was born in Massachusetts, to Italian parents. Marianna was the daughter of Luigi Bresciani and Elvira Belastracci.
Sources: Jonathan’s paternal grandfather, Morris/Maurice Togo, on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Jonathan’s paternal grandmother, Sylvia Glaser/Glacer, on the 1930 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Jonathan’s paternal grandmother, Sylvia (Glaser/Glacer) Bourne – http://www.legacy.com
Marriage record of Jonathan’s paternal great-grandparents, Hyman Glaser/Glacer and Frieda Kourlansky/Kurlansky – https://www.familysearch.org
Jonathan’s mother on the 1950 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Death record of Jonathan’s maternal grandmother, Louise/Louisa Mary (Leoncini) Webster – https://findagrave.com