Miguel Sapochnik

Birth Name: Miguel Vicente Rosenberg-Sapochnik

Place of Birth: Hammersmith, London, England, U.K.

Date of Birth: c. July 1974

Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish

Miguel Sapochnik is a British film and television director, and storyboard artist. He is known for his work on the HBO series Game of Thrones.

His parents are Argentinian Jews. He is married to American actress Alexis Raben, who is a Russian Jewish immigrant.

Miguel is a first cousin of Argentinian screenwriter, film producer, film director, and actor Santiago Amigorena. Miguel’s maternal grandparents are also Santiago’s grandparents.

Miguel’s paternal grandfather was León/Leib Sapochnik (the son of Francisco Sapochnik and María Povaresky). León was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Francisco was born in Moldova.

Miguel’s paternal grandmother was Clara Aronovich (the daughter of Salvador Aronovich and Ana Rubinsky). Clara was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Miguel’s maternal grandfather was named Vicente Rosenberg (the son of Jacob Rosenberg and Gustawa). Vicente was born in Poland.

Miguel’s maternal grandmother was Rosita Szapire/Sapire (the daughter of Pini Szapire/Sapire and Juana Nabutousky/Nobutovsky).

Source: Genealogy of Miguel Sapochnik – http://www.geni.com

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