Mageina Tovah

Mageina Tovah – HBO’s “Hung” Los Angeles Premiere Season 2 – Arrivals – Paramount Pictures Studio – Los Angeles, CA. USA – Photo Credit: Albert L. Ortega / PR Photos

Birth Name: Mageina Tovah Begtrup

Place of Birth: Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 26, 1979

*Norwegian (paternal grandfather)
*English, German (paternal grandmother)
*Ashkenazi Jewish (mother)

Mageina Tovah is an American actress.

Mageina is the daughter of Barbara Helen (Goldblatt) and Robert Begtrup. Mageina’s father has Norwegian, English, and German roots. Mageina’s mother has Hungarian Jewish and Austrian Jewish ancestry.

Mageina’s paternal grandfather was Olaf Neumann Thune “Oley” Begtrup (the son of Oscar Nielsen Begtrup and Sophie Johanna Thune). Oscar born in Trondheim, Norway, the son of Olaf Nielsen/Jensen and Magdalene Susanna Begtrup. Sophie was born in Wisconsin, the daughter of Norwegian parents, Lars Knudson Thune and Kari Endresdatter Boyum.

Mageina’s paternal grandmother was Julia Margaret “Peggy” Rinker (the daughter of George Ernest Rinker and Effie B. Sidles). George was the son of Robert Franklin Rinker, I and Julia Ann Brinkley. Effie was the daughter of John Alexander Sidles and Elvira Bradley.

Mageina’s maternal grandfather was Marvin Daryl Goldblatt (the son of William Goldblatt and Helen Klein). William was the son of Samuel Goldblatt and Pearl Schwartz, who were from Austria. Helen was the daughter of Yechiel Klein and Mulvina.

Mageina’s maternal grandmother was Elaine Rita Klein (the daughter of Armin Klein and Elsie Kovacz). Armin was born in Hungary, the son of Martin Klein and Betty. Elsie was also born in Hungary, the daughter of Adolf Kovacz and Rose Lustig.

Sources: Genealogy of Mageina Tovah –

Obituary of Mageina’s paternal grandfather –

Obituary of Mageina’s paternal grandmother –

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