Birth Name: Julie Deborah Kavner
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: September 7, 1950
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Julie Kavner is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. She voices Marge Simpson, as well as other characters, on the series The Simpsons.
Julie is the daughter of Rose and David Kavner. Her parents were both Jewish.
Julie’s paternal grandfather was named Isadore Itske Koyner/Kovner. Isadore was born in Vilnius, Lithuania.
Julie’s paternal grandmother was named Alice Dimbo/Dembo. Alice was born in Liepāja, Latvia.
Julie’s maternal grandfather was Herman Steinbock (the son of Cheal/Charles Alter Steinbock and Yetta Sidenwerk). Herman was a Polish Jewish or Russian Jewish immigrant.
Julie’s maternal grandmother was named Bertha Beresner. Bertha was a Russian Jewish immigrant.
Sources: Genealogy of Julie Kavner – http://www.geni.com
Julie’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Julie’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Death record of Julie’s maternal grandfather, Herman Steinbock – https://www.familysearch.org
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