Anna Chlumsky

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Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: December 3, 1980

*87.5% Bohemian Czech
*12.5% Croatian

Anna Chlumsky is an American actress. She has starred in the films My Girl, My Girl 2, Trading Mom, and In the Loop, and on the show Veep.

Anna’s father is of Bohemian Czech descent, and Anna’s mother is of three quarters Bohemian Czech and one quarter Croatian, ancestry. Their families have lived in the U.S. for several generations.

Anna is married to Army Reserve member Shaun So, with whom she has two children.

Anna’s paternal grandfather was Frank Chlumsky (the son of Frank Chlumsky and Emma Koufa). Anna’s great-grandfather Frank was Czech. Emma was born in Illinois, to Czech parents.

Anna’s paternal grandmother was Joan M. Zitek (the daughter of James E. Zitek and Nellie Yofans/Yofons). Jamie was born in Illinois, the son of Bohemian parents, Emil Zitek and Marie/Mary Peckova. Nellie was the daughter of John Yofons and Minnie Theodore.

Anna’s maternal grandfather was Edward V. Zuncic (the son of Frank Zuncic and Agnes Pjajk/Peka/Jaromir). Edward was born in Illinois. Frank was born in Kukunjevac, now in Croatia. Agnes was born in Czechoslovakia, the daughter of James Jaromir and Frances Fiser.

Anna’s maternal grandmother was Dolores R. Nosek (the daughter of Frank John Nosek and Emily A. Dborak/Dvorak). Frank was born in Illinois, to Bohemian parents. Emily was also born in Illinois, of Bohemian descent, the daughter of Matej Dvorak and Anna Rezek.

Sources: Anna’s paternal grandfather, Frank Chlumsky, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandfather, Frank Chlumsky –

Obituary of Anna’s paternal grandmother, Joan M. (Zitek) Chlumsky –

Obituary of Anna’s maternal grandfather, Edward V. Zuncic –


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10 Responses

  1. cwm85 says:

    I had a crush on her as a child lol… didn’t know she was 4 years older than me… wow.


    Hot dam she looks old &busted!..she’s freak younger than me?!?whuuu?!

  3. aroxysimon says:

    she looks so stereotypically czech, maybe even dutch

  4. follers says:

    It isn’t a Polish name. Pretty much all instances I can find of this name are Bohemian/Czech. I.e.

  5. follers says:

    Fully Czech, born in 1980, and a several generation-American. That is fairly rare.

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