Birth Name: Kathleen Erin Walsh
Place of Birth: San Jose, Santa Clara, California, United States
Date of Birth: October 13, 1967
*Italian, including Sicilian (mother)
Kate Walsh is an American actress and businessperson.
Kate is the daughter of Angela C. (Bochetto) and Joseph P. Walsh. She grew up in Tucson, Arizona. Her father was Irish, being a native of Navan, in County Meath, Ireland, and her mother was of Italian descent. She was raised Roman Catholic.
Her brother, Seán and Joe, are filmmakers.
Kate’s maternal grandfather was Francis “Frank” Joseph Bochetto (the son of Alessandro/Alexander A. Bochetto/Bocchetto and Arcangella Maria Personale). Francis was born in New York, to Italian parents, who were born in Potenza, Basilicata. Alessandro was the son of Giuseppe Soda and Giovanna. Arcangella was the daughter of Vincenzo Personale and Rosa Maria Montonarella.
Kate’s maternal grandmother was Concetta Carmona (the daughter of Empedocle Carmona and Rosa Ferruccio). Concetta was Italian. Empedocle was from Agrigento, Sicily.
Source: Genealogy of Kate Walsh (focusing on her mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com
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