Birth Name: Timothy David Samuels
Place of Birth: Manchester, Lancashire, England, U.K.
Date of Birth: 3 October, 1975
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish, Sephardi Jewish
Tim Samuels is a British documentary filmmaker, author, and broadcaster. He is a producer for BBC.
His father, Sefton Samuels, is a photographer known for photojournalistic portrayals of northern England.
Tim’s paternal grandfather was named Mark Samuels/Zalowinsky.
Tim’s paternal grandmother was named Leah Acker.
Tim’s maternal grandfather was named Joseph Baruck.
Tim’s maternal grandmother was Rose/Rosie Cohen (the daughter of Nissim Isidore Cohen and Regina Cohen). Rose was born in Manchester, Lancashire, to Turkish Jewish/Greek Jewish parents, with roots in Smyrna. Isidore was the son of Mayer/Myer Cohen and Allegra Sultana Cohen, who were born in Izmir, Turkey. Regina was the daughter of Harrie Cohen and Sultana Cohen.
Sources: Genealogy of Tim’s mother (focusing on her mother’s side) – https://www.geni.com
Tim’s maternal grandmother, Rose/Rosie Cohen, on the 1911 England and Wales Census – https://www.familysearch.org