Birth Name: Marcus Frank Harelik
Place of Birth: Hamilton, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: June 5, 1951
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Mark Harelik is an American television, film, and stage actor, and playwright.
Mark is the son of Geraldine Lee (Finkelstein) and Milton Joseph Harelik. Mark’s parents were Jewish. Mark is married to actress/writer Spencer Kayden, with whom he has one child.
Mark’s paternal grandparents were Haskell Chatzkel Harelik and Matley Paley. Haskell was born in Belarus (under Russian Empire), the son of Max/Mottel/Mordecai Harelik and Bailey M. Gorelik. Matley was also from Russia.
Mark’s maternal grandparents were Samuel M. “Sam” Finklestein (the son of Frank Finklestein and Sophia) and Rose Dean. Frank and Sophia were from Poland. Rose’s parents were from Germany.
Sources: Genealogy of Mark Harelik (focusing on his father’s side) – http://www.geni.com
Birth record of Mark Harelik – http://www.familysearch.org
Mark’s father on the 1940 U.S. Census – http://www.familysearch.org