Was Andy Kaufman Jewish?

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Andy Kaufman

Well, to make a long story short, Andy Kaufman was Jewish!

Since Andy Kaufman's mother was Jewish, and in Judaism one's religion is based on one's mother's religion, then that makes him also Jewish. His father was Jewish too.

Andy Kaufman (who's full birth name was Andrew Geoffrey Kaufman) was born on January 17, 1949 in New York City.

Best known for his work as Latka Gravas on the TV sitcom Taxi, Andy appeared in several TV shows and movies, on Broadway, did a one man show at Carnegie Hall, enjoyed a brief professional wrestling career and performed in concerts nation-wide.

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