Celebrity Full Names: Actors/Actresses - X, Y, Z

by christophershobris | created - 22 Oct 2016 | updated - 31 Oct 2016 | Public

1. Xzibit

Actor | Gridiron Gang

Xzibit was born in Detroit, where he lived until his mother passed away when he was only nine years old. At the age of ten, he began to rap, very personally because of the loss of his mother. At the age of 14, he got into trouble and was removed from his home for two years after his father refused ...

Alvin Nathaniel Joiner ANJ

2. Jeff Yagher

Make_up_department | Æon Flux

Jeff Yagher was born on January 18, 1961 in Lawrence, Kansas, USA as Jeffrey Brian Yagher. He is known for his work on Æon Flux (2005), My Fellow Americans (1996) and Cradle 2 the Grave (2003). He has been married to Megan Gallagher since 2001. They have two children. He was previously ...

Jeffrey Brian Yagher JBY

3. Michael Yarmush

Actor | Arthur

Michael Yarmush was born on June 19, 1982 in Miami, Florida, USA. He is an actor and assistant director, known for Arthur (1996), My Life as a Dog (1995) and The Secret Adventures of Jules Verne (2000).

Michael Lawrence Yarmush MLY

4. Jason Ybarra

Paycheck

Jason Ybarra is known for his work on Paycheck (2003), Transformers (2007) and Spider-Man 2 (2004).

Jason Ryan Ybarra JRY

5. Anton Yelchin

Actor | Star Trek

Anton Yelchin was an American actor, known for playing Bobby in Hearts in Atlantis (2001), Chekov in the Star Trek (2009) reboot, Charlie Brewster in the Fright Night (2011) remake, and Jacob in Like Crazy (2011).

He was born in Leningrad (now St. Petersburg), Russia, USSR, to a Jewish family. His ...

Anton Viktorovich Yelchin AVY

6. Steven Yeun

Actor | Okja

Steven Yeun was born in Seoul, South Korea, to June and Je Yeun. His family first immigrated to Canada and stayed there for one year, and then moved to the U.S. He has a brother named Brian. He began acting while at Kalamazoo College in Kalamazoo, MI, where he studied Psychology as a major (BS in ...

Yeun Sang-yeop YS-y

7. Dwight Yoakam

Actor | Sling Blade

Since the start of his music career, Dwight Yoakam has proven he's more than just another guy with a guitar and a hat. He has risen from hot country star to being one of country music's biggest influences. While doing that, he has also become a critically acclaimed actor.

Dwight David Yoakam was ...

Dwight David Yoakam DDY

8. Malik Yoba

Actor | Cool Runnings

Malik Yoba was born on September 17, 1967 in Bronx, New York, USA as Abdul-Malik Yoba. He is an actor and writer, known for Cool Runnings (1993), New York Undercover (1994) and Cop Land (1997). He has been married to Cat Wilson since December 21, 2003. He was previously married to Trisha Mann.

Abdul-Malik Kashie Yoba A-MKY

9. Brad Yoder

Producer | Red Dirt Rising

Brad Yoder was born in Oklahoma and raised in High Point, North Carolina. He graduated from T. Wingate Andrews High School in 1989 and attended Appalachian State University where he received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Yoder entered graduate school at the University of North Carolina at ...

Bradley Howard Yoder BHY

10. Dick York

Actor | Inherit the Wind

The gangly York is best remembered as the first and most frustrated "Darrin Stephens" on the long-running TV series Bewitched (1964). He left the series in 1969 because of a chronic back ailment. He later founded Acting for Life, a private fund-raising effort for the homeless which he managed from ...

Richard Allen York RAY

11. Duke York

Actor | Flash Gordon

Duke York Jr. has a long resume as one of Hollywood's best stunt men. He is still often seen on TV today although audiences may not recognize him. He is most often seen today as the various "monsters" that confronted The Three Stooges during the 1940s, and as King Kala (wearing a bald cap) in the ...

Charles Everest Sinsabaugh CES

12. David Yost

Actor | Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie

David Yost was born on January 7, 1969 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, USA as David Harold Yost. He is an actor and producer, known for Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie (1995), Mighty Morphin Power Rangers (1993) and Power Rangers Zeo (1996).

David Harold Yost DHY

13. Blake Young-Fountain

Actor | Make the Moon

Blake grew up in both St. Louis, Missouri and Norwalk, Connecticut where both of his parents, both of whom were in the fashion industry, supported his acting career. After graduating high school with a 4.0 GPA, Blake returned back to the east coast where he attended New York University Tisch School...

Blake Edward Young-Fountain BEY-F

14. Alan Young

Actor | The Time Machine

Alan Young was born in Northern England in 1919, but his Scots father moved the family to Edinburgh, Scotland, when Young was a toddler and then to Canada when Young was about 6 years old. As a boy, he suffered from severe asthma, which kept him bedridden for long periods of time but encouraged his...

Angus Young AY

15. Bruce A. Young

Actor | Basic Instinct

Bruce A. Young was born on April 22, 1956. He is an actor and writer, known for Basic Instinct (1992), Jurassic Park III (2001) and Enough (2002).

Bruce Arnold Young BAY

16. Burt Young

Actor | Rocky

Burly, talented character actor who has remained consistently busy playing "rough at the edge" type characters, often on the wrong side of the law. Young was born on April 30 1940 in New York City, the son of a high school shop teacher. He is of Italian descent. Young received his dramatic arts ...

Gerald Tommaso DeLouise GTD

17. Carleton Young

Actor | The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

American character actor noted for his deep, rich voice. Young made his Broadway debut in the early 1930s, appearing in such plays as "Page Pygmalion", "The Man Who Reclaimed His Head", "Late Wisdom" and "Yesterday's Orchids". Moving to Hollywood in 1936, he began getting small film roles and soon ...

Carleton Scott Young CSY

18. Chris Young

Actor | The Great Outdoors

Chris Young was born on April 28, 1971 in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, USA as Christopher Tyler Young. He is an actor and director, known for The Great Outdoors (1988), Dance 'Til Dawn (1988) and Max Headroom (1987). He has been married to Lea Moreno since August 5, 2000.

Christopher Tyler Young CTY

19. Clifton Young

Actor | Dark Passage

Clifton "Bobby" Young gained notoriety as a child actor playing "Bonedust" during Our Gang's sound transition period. Of all the graduates of Our Gang (with the exception of Jackie Cooper and arguably Dickie Moore), Clifton had the greatest shot at adult stardom - at least as far as strong ...

Robert Howard Young RHY

20. Gig Young

Actor | They Shoot Horses, Don't They?

Gig Young was born Byron Barr to parents John and Emma Barr in Minnesota, and raised in Washington, DC, where he developed a passion for theatre while appearing in high school plays. After gaining some amateur experience, he applied for and received a scholarship to the acclaimed Southern ...

Byron Elsworth Barr BEB

21. Harrison Young

Actor | Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Harrison Young was born on March 13, 1930 in Port Huron, Michigan, USA. He was an actor, known for Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Saving Private Ryan (1998) and The Game (1997). He died on July 3, 2005 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Harrison Richard Young HRY

22. Jacob Young

Actor | The Girl Next Door

Jacob Wayne Young was born in Renton, Washington, to now-divorced parents Michael and Rhonda, joining siblings Michael, Tiffany and Charity. After spending his childhood in both Washington and Oregon, he caught the acting bug doing high-school musicals. Without any prior professional acting work on...

Jacob Wayne Young JWY

23. Mark L. Young

Actor | We're the Millers

Mark L. Young was born as Markell V. Efimoff. He is an actor, known for We're the Millers (2013), Sex Drive (2008) and Daddy's Home (2015).

Markell Victor Efimoff MVE

24. Robert Young

Actor | Marcus Welby, M.D.

Quiet, soft-spoken Robert grew up in California and had some stage experience with the Pasadena Playhouse before entering films in 1931. His movie career consisted of playing characters who were charming, good-looking--and bland. In fact, his screen image was such that he usually never got the girl...

Robert George Young RGY

25. Ron Yuan

Actor | The Accountant

Ron Yuan becomes new series regular on the hit Netflix/ The Weinstein Company's "Marco Polo" created by John Fusco. Yuan Will play Prince Nayan, a fiery eyed descendant of Genghis Khan. Nayan is a converted Christian that rules all of Manchuria and whose closely watched actions will affect Kublai's...

Ronald Winston Yuan RWY

26. Joe Yule

Actor | Jiggs and Maggie in Court

Joe Yule was born on April 30, 1892 in Glasgow, Scotland as Ninnian Joseph Ewell. He was an actor, known for Jiggs and Maggie in Court (1948), Jiggs and Maggie in Jackpot Jitters (1949) and Jiggs and Maggie in Society (1947). He was married to Leota Hullinger and Nell Ruth Waite "Nellie W." Carter....

Ninian Joseph Ewell NJE

27. William Zabka

Actor | The Karate Kid

William Zabka was born on October 20, 1965 in New York City, New York, USA as William Michael Zabka. He is an actor and producer, known for The Karate Kid (1984), Hot Tub Time Machine (2010) and The Karate Kid Part II (1986). He has been married to Stacie Lynn Doss since 2008.

William Michael Zabka WMZ

28. Steve Zahn

Actor | War for the Planet of the Apes

Steve Zahn was born in Marshall, Minnesota, to Zelda, who worked at a YMCA, and Carleton Edward Zahn, a Lutheran pastor. His father is of German and Swedish descent and his mother is of German ancestry. Zahn's career kicked off in his native Minnesota when he crashed the audition of a local stage ...

Steven James Zahn SJZ

29. Billy Zane

Actor | Titanic

William George Zane, better known as Billy Zane, was born on February 24, 1966 in Chicago, Illinois, to Thalia (Colovos) and William Zane, both of Greek ancestry. His parents were amateur actors and managed a medical technical school. Billy has an older sister, actress and singer Lisa Zane. Billy ...

William George Zane Jr. WGZ Jr.

30. Ahmet Zappa

Producer | The Odd Life of Timothy Green

Ahmet Zappa was born on May 15, 1974 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa. He is an actor and producer, known for The Odd Life of Timothy Green (2012), Ready to Rumble (2000) and Monster Witness Relocation Program. He has been married to Shana Muldoon since May 15, 2010. ...

Ahmet Emuukha Rodan Zappa AERZ

31. Michael Zaslow

Actor | The Guiding Light

Michael Zaslow was born on November 1, 1942 in Inglewood, California and was an actor and writer, best known for his work in daytime dramas, or soap operas. He was married twice, to Joanne Dorian and Susan Hufford, by whom he had two daughters, Helena and Marika. He died on December 6, 1998 in New ...

Michael Joel Zaslow MJZ

32. Robert Z'Dar

Actor | Tango & Cash

Robert Z'Dar was born Robert James Zdarsky on June 3, 1950 in Chicago, Illinois. He caught the acting bug while attending Proviso West High School in Hillside. He received a BFA from Arizona State University. Prior to acting Z'Dar was a singer/keyboardist/guitar player for the Chicago-based rock ...

Robert John Zdarsky RJZ

33. Henry Zebrowski

Actor | The Wolf of Wall Street

Henry Zebrowski was born on May 1, 1984 in Florida, USA. He is an actor and writer, known for The Wolf of Wall Street (2013), The Characters (2016) and Heroes Reborn (2015).

Henry Thomas Zebrowski Jr. HTZ Jr.

34. Michael Zegen

Actor | Frances Ha

Michael Zegen was born as Michael Jonathan Zegen. He is an actor, known for Frances Ha (2012).

Michael Jonathan Zegen MJZ

35. Caveh Zahedi

Director | I Am a Sex Addict

Caveh Zahedi was born on April 29, 1960 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA as Robert Caveh Zahedi. He is a director and writer, known for I Am a Sex Addict (2005), Underground Zero (2002) and A Little Stiff (1991). He has been married to Amanda Field since 2003. He was previously married to ...

Robert Caveh Zahedi RCZ

36. Enzo Zelocchi

Producer | The Way to Paradise

Enzo Ashford Zelocchi was raised between Europe and USA, he's Italian, Russian, British, Spanish and French descent. His mother, Fatma, is a former dancer and grew up in France. His father, Carl Alberto, is a criminal attorney. Fatma and Carl Alberto met in Paris and later set up a home in Northern...

Enzo Ashford Zelocchi EAZ

37. Anthony Zerbe

Actor | The Omega Man

Hailing from Long Beach, California, talented character actor Anthony Zerbe has kept busy in Hollywood and on stage since the late 1960s, often playing villainous or untrustworthy characters, with his narrow gaze and unsettling smirk. Zerbe was born May 20, 1936 in Long Beach, and served a stint in...

Anthony Jared Zerbe AJZ

38. Chip Zien

Actor | Howard the Duck

Chip Zien was born on March 20, 1947 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA as Jerome Herbert Zien. He is an actor, known for Howard the Duck (1986), United 93 (2006) and The Siege (1998). He is married to Susan Pillarre.

Jerome Herbert Zien JHZ

39. Ben Ziff

Actor | Freaks and Geeks

Ben Ziff was born on July 9, 1983 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Benjamin Martin Ziff. He is an actor, known for Freaks and Geeks (1999), NCIS (2003) and Little Black Book (2004).

Benjamin Martin Ziff BMZ

40. Joey Zimmerman

Actor | Very Bad Things

Joseph Paul Zimmerman was born on June 10th 1986 in Albuquerque, New Mexico and his family moved to San Diego when he was a toddler. From a young age, Joey has shown a keen interest in acting, something he inherited from his father, and he made his debut aged six in the film Jack Reed: Badge of ...

Joseph Paul Zimmerman JPZ

41. Chuck Zito

Actor | Oz

Chuck Zito was born on March 1, 1953 in The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA as Charles Zito Jr. He is known for his work on Oz (1997), Homefront (2013) and Gia (1998).

Charles Carmine Zito Jr. CCZ Jr.

42. Adrian Zmed

Actor | Bachelor Party

Adrian Zmed was born on March 14, 1954 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Adrian George Zmed. He is an actor, known for Bachelor Party (1984), Grease 2 (1982) and T.J. Hooker (1982). He has been married to Lyssa Lynne since October 5, 2012. He was previously married to Barbara Fitzner and Susan Wood.

Adrian George Zmed AGZ

43. Josh Zuckerman

Actor | Sex Drive

Josh Zuckerman was born on April 1, 1985 in Stanford, California, USA as Joshua Ryan Zuckerman. He is an actor and writer, known for Sex Drive (2008), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and Feast (2005).

Joshua Ryan Zuckerman JRZ

44. Rick Zumwalt

Actor | Over the Top

Rick Zumwalt was born on September 24, 1951 in St. Louis, Missouri, USA as Richard Lee Zumwalt Jr. He was an actor, known for Over the Top (1987), Batman Returns (1992) and The Presidio (1988). He died on March 19, 2003 in Desert Hot Springs, California, USA.

Richard Lee Zumwalt Jr. RLZ Jr.

45. Chris Zylka

Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man

Chris was born under the surname "Settlemire", and later took his mother's maiden name, "Zylka". He attended Howland High School and graduated in 2003. His hobbies have included guitar, painting, association football, basketball, baseball and reading. He attended The University of Toledo in Ohio.

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Christopher Michael Settlemire CMS

46. Jona Xiao

Actress | Keeping Up with the Joneses

This year actress Jona Xiao can be seen in some of the most talked about projects in TV and film. She has quickly become known for her ability to bring characters to life in the comedic world, while seamlessly tapping into her range in dramatic projects. This spring Jona can be seen playing Lijuan ...

Qiaona Xiao QX

47. Amy Yasbeck

Actress | The Mask

Amy Yasbeck was born on September 12, 1962 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA as Amy Marie Yasbeck. She is an actress, known for The Mask (1994), Robin Hood: Men in Tights (1993) and Pretty Woman (1990). She was previously married to John Ritter.

Amy Marie Yasbeck AMY

48. Susan Yeagley

Actress | Almost Famous

Susan Yeagley was born and raised in Nashville, Tennessee. She began acting at age ten when she appeared in an Amy Grant music video.

She graduated from USC Film School with honors and went on to become a member of the prestigious 'Sunday Company - Groundlings Improv Group' where she performed ...

Susan Melinda Yeagley SMY

49. Gwendoline Yeo

Actress | An American Girl Story: Ivy & Julie 1976 - A Happy Balance

Gwendoline Yeo immigrated from Singapore to San Francisco at eleven skipping the 6th grade. An ugly duckling and bullied in high school, she surprised herself when a neighbor insisted she apply and she won Miss Teen Chinatown SF. She simultaneously graduated (alongside high school) with a diploma ...

Gwendoline See-Hian Yeo GS-HY

50. Charlyne Yi

Actress | This Is 40

Californian Charlyne Yi has many strings to her bow as an actress, comedian, writer, musician and artist. She grew up in the Inland Empire in California. After attending the University of California, Riverside, she left and began a career as a comedian. Her innovative routine includes jokes, music,...

Charlyne Amanda Yi CAY

51. Morgan York

Actress | Cheaper by the Dozen

Morgan was born on January 18, 1993 in Burbank, California. When she was 18 months old, she accidentally fell into a ThermoScan Ear Thermometer commercial. She stopped acting for a while after that but then nailed the part of Kim Baker in the box-office hit, Cheaper by the Dozen (2003).

In 2004 ...

Morgan Elizabeth York MEY

52. Tina Yothers

Actress | Family Ties

Green-eyed Tina Yothers began doing commercials when she was just three years old. The daughter of TV film producer Robert Yothers, she was born on May 5, 1973 in Whittier, California. Her three brothers (Jeff, Randy Poindexter Yothers and Cory 'Bumper' Yothers) had all acted in commercials. She ...

Kristina Louise Yothers KLY

53. Bellamy Young

Actress | Scandal

Born in Asheville, North Carolina, Bellamy is a graduate of Yale University. She also studied at Oxford University in England. In New York, she starred on Broadway as Mary in Cy Coleman's "The Life" and also as Meg in the revival of Stephen Sondheim's "Merrily We Roll Along". Other notable theater ...

Amy Maria Young AMY

54. Evelyn Young

Actress | Prairie Schooners

Evelyn Young was born on June 10, 1916. She was an actress, known for Prairie Schooners (1940), The Wildcat of Tucson (1940) and Girls of the Road (1940). She died on December 1, 1979 in Ventura, California, USA.

Evelyn Ebersis Young EEY

55. Lauren Young

Actress | Freaky Deaky

Lauren Young is an actress, known for Freaky Deaky (2012).

Lauren Anna Young LAY

56. Sean Young

Actress | Blade Runner

Mary Sean Young was born on November 20, 1959 in Louisville, Kentucky. She is the daughter of Lee Guthrie (née Mary Lee Kane), an Emmy-nominated producer, screenwriter, public relations executive, and journalist, and Donald Young, Jr., an Emmy award winning television news producer and journalist. ...

Mary Sean Young MSY

57. Eugenia Yuan

Actress | Jasmine

A Hong Kong Oscar winner and daughter of martial arts legend 'Pei-pei Cheng', Eugenia Yuan started out her career not as an actress, but as a champion rhythmic gymnast for the U.S. Olympic Team. Eventually, career switching from an athlete to on-screen ingénue, Eugenia made her screen debut ...

Eugenia Yuen Lai-Kei EYL-K

Yuliya Vladimirovna Zinovieva YVZ

59. Pia Zadora

Actress | The Lonely Lady

Pia Zadora was born on May 4, 1954 in Hoboken, New Jersey, USA as Pia Alfreda Schipani. She is an actress, known for The Lonely Lady (1983), Butterfly (1982) and Voyage of the Rock Aliens (1984). She has been married to Michael Jeffries since January 7, 2006. She was previously married to Jonathan ...

Pia Alfreda Schipani PAS

60. Naureen Zaim

Actress | Wedding Crashers

Naureen Zaim was born on February 19, 1978 in Chicago, Illinois, USA. She is known for her work on Wedding Crashers (2005), Fast & Furious (2009) and La linea (2009).

Naureen Marie Zaim NMZ

61. Lisa Zane

Actress | Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare

Lisa Zane was born on April 5, 1961 in Chicago, Illinois, USA as Elizabeth Frances Zane. She is an actress, known for Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991), The Nurse (1997) and Coriolanus (2011).

Elizabeth Frances Zane EFZ

62. Carmen Zapata

Actress | Sister Act

In a career spanning six decades plus, the ever-vital and ever-versatile Carmen Zapata stands as one of the most respected and diversified Hispanic-American figures in the performing arts. The much-admired veteran actress has worn many hats over the years: teacher, producer, translator, lecturer ...

Carmen Margarita Zapata CMZ

63. Diva Zappa

Actress | Pledge This!

Diva Zappa was born on July 30, 1979 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Diva Muffin Zappa. She is an actress, known for Pledge This! (2006), The LXD: The Legion of Extraordinary Dancers (2010) and The Bloody Indulgent (2014).

Diva Muffin Zappa DMZ

64. Zalla Zarana

Actress | The Lady Who Lied

Zalla Zarana was born on July 16, 1897 in Zuzemberk, Slovenia as Srsen Rozalija. She was an actress, known for The Lady Who Lied (1925), Back Fire (1922) and The Yokel (1926). She was married to Miro Deranja. She died on July 12, 1967 in Hollywood, California, USA.

Rozalija Srsen RS

65. Natalie Zea

Actress | Justified

Natalie Zea was born on March 17, 1975 in Harris County, Texas, USA. She is an actress and director, known for Justified (2010), The Shield (2002) and The Other Guys (2010). She has been married to Travis Schuldt since July 16, 2014. They have one child.

Natalie Aubrey Zea NAZ

66. Nora Zehetner

Actress | Creative Control

Nora Angela was born and grew up in El Paso, Texas. She spent several years attending elementary school in Richardson, Texas, a suburb of Dallas, before moving back to El Paso. When she was 14 she moved to Dallas where she attended the McKinney High School for several years. She attended the Texas ...

Nora Angela Zehetner NAZ

67. Renée Zellweger

Actress | Chicago

Renée Kathleen Zellweger was born on April 25, 1969, in Katy, Texas, USA. Her mother, Kjellfrid Irene (Andreassen), is a Norwegian-born former nurse and midwife, of Norwegian, Kven (Finnish), and Swedish descent. Her father, Emil Erich Zellweger, is a Swiss-born engineer. The two married in 1963. ...

Renee Kathleen Zellweger RKZ

68. Nikki Ziering

Actress | American Wedding

Nikki Ziering was born on August 9, 1971 in Norwalk, California, USA as Natalie Schieler. She is an actress and producer, known for American Wedding (2003), Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) and National Lampoon's Gold Diggers (2003). She was previously married to Ian Ziering.

Natalie Schieler Ziering NSZ

69. Leigh Zimmerman

Actress | Proof

Leigh Zimmerman was born on March 28, 1969 in Madison, Wisconsin, USA. She is known for her work on Proof (2005), United 93 (2006) and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992). She is married to Domenick Allen. They have one child.

Leigh Michelle Zimmerman LMZ

70. Vera Zorina

Actress | I Was an Adventuress

Practically born with ballet slippers on, the dark, lithe and exotic Vera Zorina had memorable careers with the Ballet Russe and, to a lesser degree, Hollywood. Born in Berlin, her father Fritz was German and mother Billie Hartwig Norwegian. She took to ballet at age 2 (she used to take them to bed...

Eva Brigitta Hartwig EBH

71. Daphne Zuniga

Actress | Spaceballs

Zuniga was born in San Francisco, California to Agnes A. Zuniga (née Janawicz) and Joaquin Alberto Zuniga Mazariegos. Her mother is a Unitarian minister, of Polish and Finnish descent, and her father, originally from Guatemala, was an emeritus professor of philosophy at California State University,...

Daphne Eurydice Zuniga DEZ

72. Yetta Zwerling

Actress | Kol Nidre

Yetta Zwerling was born on December 25, 1894 in Kalievo, Galicia, Austria-Hungary. She was an actress, known for Kol Nidre (1939), I Want to Be a Mother (1937) and The Jewish Melody (1940). She was married to mike Silverman. She died on January 17, 1982 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

Yetta Zwerling Silverman YZS



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