He is best known for his sitcom roles on Seinfeld and The Big Bang Theory, but did you know that actor Brian George was born in Jerusalem? Both of his parents immigrated to Israel from India. His father was born in Lebanon, grew up in Bombay and of Baghdadi Jewish (Iraqi) descent, his mother was from India’s Jewish community.

Born July 1, 1952, Brian is the youngest of 4 siblings. When he was 1 year old, his family moved from Israel to London and later settled in Toronto. This month the actor celebrated his 70th birthday. #mazaltov!