Tag: Russian Jewish Ancestry

Woody Allen

(1935) Allan Stewart Konigsberg Filmography as Director and Actor: Annie Hall 1977 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton     Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton     Filmography as Director: The Purple Rose…

Bernard Herrmann

(1911–1975) Max ‘Benny’ Herman Filmography as Composer: Citizen Kane 1941 Director: Orson Welles Starring: Joseph Cotten, Dorothy Comingore     Vertigo 1958 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: James Stewart, Kim Novak     The Birds 1963 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor     Marnie…

Efrem Zimbalist Jr.

(1918–2014) Filmography as Actor: Wait Until Dark 1967 Director: Terence Young Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin   Born November 30 1918 New York, NY (USA) Died May 2 2014 Solvang, CA (USA) Occupation Actor Awards Golden Globe Hollywood Walk of Fame

Alan Arkin

(1934) Alan Wolf Arkin Filmography as Actor: Wait Until Dark 1967 Director: Terence Young Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Alan Arkin   Born March 26 1934 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Film director Occupation Musician Screenwriter Occupation Singer Writer Awards Academy Award BAFTA Awards…

Billy Crystal

(1948) William Edward Crystal Filmography as Actor: When Harry Met Sally… 1989 Director: Rob Reiner Starring: Billy Crystal, Meg Ryan   Born March 14 1948 New York, NY (USA) Occupation Actor Producer Screenwriter Occupation Singer Writer Awards Emmy Hollywood Walk…

Gérard Oury

(1919–2006) Max-Gérard Houry Tannenbaum Filmography as Writer and Actor: Le Miroir à deux faces 1958 Director: André Cayatte Starring: Michèle Morgan, Bourvil     Filmography as Writer: The Mirror Has Two Faces 1996 Director: Barbra Streisand Starring: Barbra Streisand, Jeff Bridges   Born April 29 1919…

Winona Ryder

(1971) Winona Laura Horowitz Filmography as Actress: The House of the Spirits 1993 Director: Bille August Starring: Meryl Streep, Jeremy Irons     Little Women 1994 Director: Gillian Armstrong Starring: Winona Ryder, Gabriel Byrne   Born October 29 1971 Winona,…

Bel Powley

(1992) Filmography as Actress: Mary Shelley 2017 Director: Haifaa al-Mansour Starring: Elle Fanning, Douglas Booth   Born March 7 1992 London (England) Occupation Actress

George Gershwin

(1898–1937) Jacob Bruskin Gershowitz Filmography as Composer: Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton     Born September 26 1898 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Died July 11 1937 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Cause of death Brain tumor Occupation Composer…

Walter Matthau

(1920–2000) Walter John Matthow Filmography as Actor: Charade 1963 Director: Stanley Donen Starring: Cary Grant, Audrey Hepburn     The Odd Couple 1968 Director: Gene Saks Starring: Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau   Born October 1 1920 New York, NY (USA) Died July 1 2000…