Birth Name: Kate Elizabeth Méndez Berlant
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States
Date of Birth: July 16, 1987
*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Spanish, Cuban (mother)
Kate Berlant is an American stand-up comedian, actress, and writer.
Kate is the daughter of performer Helen and sculptor and artist Tony Berlant (born Anthony Hanna Berlant).
Kate has been described as “an Angeleno with Jewish-American and Spanish artist parents.” Kate’s mother has also been said to be a first-generation American, with Spanish and Cuban parents.
Kate’s paternal grandfather was named Emmanuel Berlant (the son of Moses Berlant and Anna). Emmanuel was born in Israel, to a Russian Jewish father and an Israeli Jewish mother.
Kate’s paternal grandmother was Gertrude Sands (the daughter of Jacob Sands and Ida Finkelstein). Gertrude was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.
Kate’s maternal grandfather was surnamed Mendez.
Kate’s maternal grandmother was surnamed Gomez.
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