Lesley Ann Warren

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Warren in 2009, photo by Prphotos.com

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: August 16, 1946

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, possibly some Sephardi Jewish

Lesley Ann Warren is an American actress and singer.

Lesley is the daughter of Carol Margot Dorothea (Verblow), a singer, and William C. Warren, a real estate agent. Lesley is of mostly Russian Jewish/Ukrainian Jewish/Belarusian Jewish descent, along with a Bulgarian Jewish great-grandfather. Her father was born in New York. Her mother was born in Eastbourne, Sussex, England.

Lesley is married to Ronald Taft. She has a son with her former husband, film producer Jon Peters.

Lesley’s paternal grandfather was Moshe/Morris Woronoff (the son of Israel Woronoff and Sophia/Sheindel/Sophie Jenny Kuritz). Morris was born in Kalnibolot, Kherson, Ukraine. Israel was the son of Yechezkel/Haskel Woranoff/Voronov, who was born in Varna, Varna, Bulgaria, and thus may have been a Sephardi Jew; and of Chaya Leah/Chaileh Fertman, who was born in Talna, Cherkasy, Ukraine. Sophia was the daughter of Isaac Itzig Kuritz and Leah.

Lesley’s paternal grandmother was named Lillian Libby/Lillie/Liba Waldman (the daughter of Harris/Harry/Hersch Waldman and Mary/Malke). Lillian was born in New York, to Russian Jewish parents.

Lesley’s maternal grandfather was Isadore Irving E. Verblowsky/Verblow/Verblou (the son of Lewis Verblowsky and Harriett Edith Shoroski). Isadore was born in England, to Russian Jewish parents. Lewis was the son of Barnette/Barnett Verblowsky and Millie.

Lesley’s maternal grandmother was named Kathleen Hankin. Kathleen was born in Mogilev, Russian Empire, now Belarus.

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Warren in 2010, photo by Prphotos.com

Sources: Lesley’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage records of Lesley’s paternal grandparents, Moshe/Morris Woronoff and Lillian Libby/Lillie/Liba Waldman – https://www.familysearch.org

Marriage record of Lesley’s paternal grandfather, Moshe/Morris Woronoff, to Elizabeth Gordon – https://www.familysearch.org

1 Response

  1. bablah says:

    Lesley’s maternal grandmother was named Irving E. Verblow/Verblou.

    Lesley’s maternal grandmother was named Kathleen Hankin. Kathleen was born in Mogilev, Russian Empire (now Belarus).

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