Catherine Bach

Catherine Bach

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Birth Name: Catherine Bachman

Place of Birth: Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 1, 1954

*German (father)
*Mexican (mother)

Catherine Bach is an American actress. She is known for her roles on The Dukes of Hazzard, African Skies, and The Young and the Restless.

Her mother, Norma Jean (Verdugo), an acupuncturist from Arizona, was of Mexican descent, and her father, Bernard Phillip Bachman, a rancher, was of German descent. She was married to entertainment lawyer Peter Lopez, until his death, with whom she had two children.

Catherine’s paternal grandfather was Philip/Phillip Bachman (the son of Gottlieb John Bachman and Susanna Hochhalter). Phillip was born in Russia, to an ethnic German family. Gottlieb was the son of Jakob Bachman and Ottilia Roth, who were from Odessa, now Ukraine. Susanna was the daughter of Jacob Hochhalter and Friedericke Christiane Eisenbarth.

Catherine’s paternal grandmother was Anna Christina Geiken (the daughter of Luppe Geiken and Gesine Musker). Anna was born in South Dakota, to German parents.

Catherine’s maternal grandfather was named Antonio Lopez Verdugo. Antonio was Mexican.

Catherine’s maternal grandmother was Gertrude/Gertrudis Corral/Coral/Corrales (the daughter of Jose Corral/Coral/Corrales and Paula Yrineo/Irineo/Yrino). Gertrude was born in Arizona, of Mexican descent.

Sources: Marriage record of Catherine’s parents –

Genealogy of Catherine’s father –

Birth record of Catherine’s paternal grandmother, Anna Christina Geiken –

Catherine’s paternal grandmother, Anna Christina Geiken, on the 1920 U.S. Census –

Catherine’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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