Celeste Holm

Date of Birth: April 29, 1917

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Date of Death: July 15, 2012

Place of Death: New York City, New York

Ethnicity:
*Norwegian (father)
*English (mother)

Celeste Holm was an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Gentleman’s Agreement (1947).

Celeste’s paternal grandfather was Karenos Theodor Holm (the son of Christian Lerche Dahl Holm and Caroline Marie Bredahl). Karenos was born in Bergen, Bergen, Hordaland, Norway. Christian was the son of Danchert Krohn Holm and Karen Dorthea Dahl. Caroline was the daughter of Niels Thomas Bredahl.

Celeste’s paternal grandmother was Cecilie Cathrine Gløersen (the daughter of Gerhard Gunnerus Gløersen and Mathilde Therese Bergh). Cecilie was born in Kristiania, Norway. Gerhard was the son of Gløer Gløersen and Cicilia Cathrine Bergh. Mathilde was the daughter of Paul Ernst Garmann Bergh and Caroline Johanne von Cappelen.

Source: Genealogy of Celeste Holm (focusing on her father’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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