Birth Name: Kimberley Bret Greist
Place of Birth: Stamford, Connecticut
Date of Birth: May 12, 1958
Ethnicity: Polish (maternal grandmother), German, English, some Scottish, distant Welsh and Dutch
Kim Greist is an American actress.
Kim’s paternal grandparents were Edwards Harold Greist (the son of Lewis Thomas Greist and Athelia Edwards) and Evelyn Irene Bretz (the daughter of William Frederick Bretz and Betha Anne Brand).
Kim’s maternal grandparents were John Abtey (the son of Henry Abtey and Marie/Mary Orlet) and Clementina Czywski. John was born in New York, to German parents. Clementina was Polish.
Sources: Genealogy of Kim’s paternal grandfather, Edwards Harold Greist – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Another genealogy of Kim’s paternal grandfather, Edwards Harold Greist (through Edwards’s brother, Wishand Henry Greist) – http://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com
Kim’s paternal grandmother, Evelyn Irene Bretz, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kim’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Kim’s maternal grandfather, John Abtey, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org