Lee Toland Krieger

Lee Toland Krieger – “Four Stories” Los Angeles Premiere – W Hotel – Westwood, CA, USA – Photo Credit: Emiley Schweich / PR Photos

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, U.S.

Date of Birth: January 24, 1983

*Ashkenazi Jewish (father)
*Dutch, Welsh, Irish, Scots-Irish/Northern Irish, English (mother)

Lee Toland Krieger is an American film director and screenwriter.

Lee is the son of Jane “Robin” (Toland) and Steven “Steve” E. Krieger.

Lee’s paternal grandfather was actor Lee Krieger, who was born Lee Isaac (or Isaac Lee) Krieger in Baltimore, Maryland, to a Jewish family. His mother’s surname was Perlman.

Lee’s maternal grandfather was Alexander Brown Toland (the son of Owen Jones Toland and Alexandra Brown Dolan). Owen was the son of Edward Dale Toland and Charlotte Graham Rush. Alexandra was the daughter of Clarence William Dolan and Rosalie Carson Brown, who was born in Paris, France.

Lee’s maternal grandmother was Jane Burnham Van Pelt (the daughter of John Van Pelt and Marian Dennison Grant). John was the son of Charles Edward Van Pelt and Ellen Dorothy Hughes, whose own father was from Wales and whose own mother was from Ireland.

Sources: Birth record of Lee Toland Krieger – http://www.familysearch.org

Death record of Lee’s paternal grandfather, Lee Isaac/Isaac Lee Krieger – http://www.familysearch.org

Lee’s maternal great-grandfather, John Van Pelt, on the 1910 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org

Obituary and Genealogy of Lee’s maternal grandmother, Jane Burnham (Van Pelt) Carstensen – http://www.findagrave.com

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