Birth Name: Trevor Ryan Lissauer
Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, U.S.
Date of Birth: October 29, 1973
Ethnicity: Ashkenazi Jewish
Trevor Lissauer is an American actor and musician.
Trevor is the son of Barbara Lane (Pershan) and Richard Stephen Lissauer.
Trevor has said:
Miles [Lissauer’s character on Sabrina, The Teenage Witch] was Jewish and I was raised Jewish, so it wasn’t that far off. I’m not a religious person, but that’s just the home I was raised in.
Trevor’s paternal grandfather was Joseph T. Lissauer (the son of Charles Lissauer and Freda/Frieda Zinner). Joseph was born in Oklahoma. Charles was born in Austria. Freda was from Hungary.
Trevor’s paternal grandmother was Elaine Spungen (the daughter of Louis Spungen and Sophia/Sophie Leidner). Elaine was born in Ohio. Louis was born in Russia. Sophia was born in New York, to parents from Austria and Russia, David Leidner and Sarah Schmitman/Smithman.
Trevor’s maternal grandparents were Alex J. Pershan and Frances/Francis Kapner. Alex and Frances were born in New York.
Sources: Birth record of Eric Lissauer – http://www.familysearch.org
Divorce record of Eric’s parents – http://www.familysearch.org
Obituary of Eric’s maternal grandfather, Alex J. Pershan – http://www.legacy.com
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