Tag: Russian Jewish Ancestry

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: Funny Face 1957 Director: Stanley Donen Starring: Audrey Hepburn, Fred Astaire     Manhattan 1979 Director: Woody Allen Starring: Woody Allen, Diane Keaton   Born September 26 1898 Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Died July…

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…

Suzanne Pleshette

(1937–2008) Filmography as Actress: The Birds 1963 Director: Alfred Hitchcock Starring: Tippi Hedren, Rod Taylor   Born January 31 1937 Brooklyn Heights, Brooklyn, New York, NY (USA) Died January 19 2008 Los Angeles, CA (USA) Cause of death Lung cancer Occupation Actress Awards Emmy…

Victor Garber

(1949) Victor Joseph Garber Filmography as Actor: Sleepless in Seattle 1993 Director: Nora Ephron Starring: Tom Hanks, Meg Ryan     The First Wives Club 1996 Director: Hugh Wilson Starring: Diane Keaton, Bette Midler   Born March 16 1949 London (Canada) Occupation Actor…

Mike Nichols

(1931–2014) Michael Igor Peschkowsky Filmography as Director: The Graduate 1967 Director: Mike Nichols Starring: Anne Bancroft, Dustin Hoffman     Working Girl 1988 Director: Mike Nichols Starring: Harrison Ford, Melanie Griffith     Filmography as Producer: The Remains of the Day 1993…

Peter Falk

(1927–2011) Peter Michael Falk Filmography as Actor: Murder by Death 1976 Director: Robert Moore Starring: Eileen Brennan, Truman Capote   Born September 16 1927 New York, NY (USA) Died June 23 2011 Beverly Hills, CA (USA) Cause of death Pneumonia Alzheimer’s…

Dyan Cannon

(1937) Samille Diane Friesen Filmography as Actress: Heaven Can Wait 1978 Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie     Born January 4 1937 Tacoma, WA (USA) Husband Cary Grant (1904-1986) Occupation Actress Film director Producer Occupation…

Charles Grodin

(1935) Charles Grodinsky Filmography as Actor: Heaven Can Wait 1978 Director: Warren Beatty, Buck Henry Starring: Warren Beatty, Julie Christie   Born April 21 1935 Pittsburgh, PA (USA) Occupation Actor Writer Awards Emmy

Claire Bloom

(1931) Patricia Claire Blume, CBE Filmography as Actress: Alexander the Great 1956 Director: Robert Rossen Starring: Richard Burton, Fredric March     Clash of the Titans 1981 Director: Desmond Davis Starring: Laurence Olivier, Claire Bloom   Born February 15 1931 Finchley, London (England)…