Richard Bradford

Birth Name: Richard Edwin Bradford, Jr.

Date of Birth: November 10, 1934

Place of Birth: Tyler, Smith, Texas, U.S.

Date of Death: March 22, 2016

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

*father – English, some Irish
*mother – Ashkenazi Jewish

Richard Bradford was an American actor.

He was the son of Rose Deborah (Flaxman) and Richard Edwin Bradford, Sr. His mother was born in Texas, to Russian Jewish/Ukrainian Jewish parents.

Richard had one son.

Richard’s paternal grandfather was Benjamin Leonard Bradford (the son of William Marion Bradford and Martha Josephine Spencer). Benjamin was born in Texas. William was the son of Leonard Bradford and Nancy Reames.

Richard’s paternal grandmother was Clara Hester Florey (the daughter of John William Florey and Louisa Caroline Wilson). Clara was born in Texas. John was the son of Edward Florey and Susan Maddox. Louisa was the daughter of Christy Wilson, who was born in Ireland, and of Mary Ann Kirkpatrick.

Richard’s maternal grandfather was named William/Will Flaxman. William was born in Chernihivs’ka/Chernhoff.

Richard’s maternal grandmother was named Sarah Brodsky/Brodska. Sarah was born in Cherasny, Kiev.

Sources: Genealogies of Richard Bradford –

Richard Bradford on the 1940 U.S. Census –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:


    I doubt there is any reference about him as being half Jewish in the Internet.

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