Birth Name: Scott David Mechlowicz
Place of Birth: New York City, New York, U.S.
Date of Birth: January 17, 1981
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Scott Mechlowicz is an American actor. He is known for starring in the films Mean Creek, EuroTrip, and Peaceful Warrior, among others.
All of his grandparents were Polish Jews.
Scott’s paternal grandfather was named Chaim Josef Mechlowicz (the son of Moische Mordechai Mechlowicz and Chana). Chaim was born in Radomierz, Wielkopolskie, Poland. Moische was the son of Hersch Mechlowicz.
Scott’s paternal grandmother was Basia Ettner Jodd (the daughter of Moses Jodd and Lara Effner). Basia was born in Gmina Przemyśl, Poland.
Scott’s maternal grandfather was Szymon/Shimon “Sam” Lehrman (the son of Herschel/Hersch Lehrman/Lerman and Rivkah/Ryfka Rosenhan). Szymon was born in Osiek, Jasielski, Poland. Rivkah was the daughter of Zev Rosenhan and Perla.
Scott’s maternal grandmother was Genia/Genya Schrekenhemmer/Schrekenhamer (the daughter of Nathan/Natan Schrekenhamer and Sabina Shprintza/Shprinze Freindlich). Genia was born in Lemberg, Poland. Natan was the son of Salomon Schrekenhamer and Miryam.
Source: Genealogy of Scott’s maternal grandmother, Genia/Genya (Schrekenhemmer/Schrekenhamer) Lehrman (focusing on her father’s side) – https://www.geni.com
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