Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus and David Duchovny Jewish as Shown in You People?

Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus and David Duchovny Jewish as Shown in You People? ...

Kenya Barris ('Black-ish') directs Netflix's romantic comedy 'You People.' The story of Ezra Cohen (Jonah Hill) and Amira Mohammed (Lauren London) becomes complicated when she discovers her true love.

The audience must wonder if Julia Louis-Dreyfus and David Duchovny are Jewish in real life, given the narrative's emphasis on Shelley and Arnold's ethnic background and cultural beliefs. SPOILERS AHEAD!

Is Julia Louis-Dreyfus a Jewish person?

Shelley Cohen is the mother of the protagonist, Ezra Cohen (Jonah Hill). Shelley is a loving mother who tries to be open about her beliefs. However, she often comes across as tone-deaf.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus won an Emmy award for her role as Elaine Benes on the well-known sitcom 'Seinfeld,' for which she also won an Emmy nomination. She also won an Emmy Award for her role as Selina Meyer in the political comedy 'Veep.' In real life, Louis-Dreyfus is Jewish through her paternal grandfather who grew up in Alsace, France.

Is David Duchovny a Jew?

Arnold Cohen is played by David Duchovny, the patriarch of the Cohen family in 'You People.' Like his wife, Arnold is also Jewish and values his cultural heritage.

In the 1990s, actor David Duchovny became well-known for playing DEA agent Denise Bryson in 'Twin Peaks.' Duchovny is well-known for playing FBI agent Fox Mulder in the sci-fi series 'The X-Files.' You may also recognize Duchovny as Hank Moody from the comedy-drama series 'Californication.'

Duchovny's father, Amram "Ami" Ducovny, was a writer and publicist for the American Jewish Committee. His mother, Margaret, is also a Lutheran.

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