Josh Fadem

Fadem in 2017, photo by

Birth Name: Joshua David Fadem

Place of Birth: Tulsa, Oklahoma, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 19, 1980

*75% Ashkenazi Jewish
*25% Danish

Josh Fadem is an American actor, writer, and comedian. His roles include the films Calvin Marshall, Awful Nice, Freaks of Nature (2015), The Feels, and Unlovable, and the shows Jeff & Some Aliens and Better Call Saul.

Josh’s paternal grandfather was Albert Fadem (the son of Harry Fadem and Rose Wallace). Albert was born in Missouri, to Russian Jewish parents. Harry was the son of Zangwill “Zisha” Fadem and Rose “Ratzi”, who were from Poland.

Josh’s paternal grandmother was Theresa Thelma Tublin (the daughter of Solomon/Soloman Tublin and Rebecca Prebluda). Theresa was born in Massachusetts, to parents from Kiev, Russian Empire, now Ukraine.

Josh’s maternal grandfather was Richard Arnold Jacobson (the son of Samuel Jacobson and Annabel/Ann “Vivian” “Ramona” Coen/Cohen). Richard was born in New York, of Polish Jewish descent. Samuel was born in Krzyzanowice, Poland, the son of Jonas Jacobson and Freida Pipesberg. Annabel was born in either New York or Białystok, Białystok County, Podlaskie Voivodeship, Poland, the daughter of Morris Coen and Jennie Graishea Licht/Light.

Josh’s maternal grandmother was Ardis Rachel Vammen (the daughter of Christian Adolf/Adolph Vammen and Tomina Marie Neve). Ardis was born in Arkansas, of Danish descent. She had a Jewish funeral, so she likly converted to Judaism. Christian was born in Snæbum Mark, Snæbum Sogn, Onsild Herred, Randers Amt, Denmark, the son of Mathias Jensen Vammen and Anna Oline Hoppe. Tomina was born in Iowa, to Danish parents, Eberhardt David Neve and Sara Marie Jensen.

Sources: Genealogy of Josh Fadem –

Obituary of Josh’s paternal grandfather, Albert Fadem –

Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandfather, Richard Arnold Jacobson –

Obituary of Josh’s maternal grandmother, Ardis Rachel (Vammen) Jacobson –

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