Catherine E. Coulson

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Birth Name: Catherine Elizabeth Coulson

Date of Birth: October 22, 1943

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

Date of Death: September 28, 2015

Place of Death: Ashland, Oregon, U.S.

*English (father)
*Hungarian (mother)

Catherine E. Coulson was an American stage and screen actress.

Catherine was the daughter of Elizabeth Louise “Betty” (Fellegi) and Rodney Coulson. Catherine was married to Marc Sirinsky, until her death, with whom she had a daughter. Catherine was also previously married to actor Jack Nance.

Catherine was a convert to Judaism. Her daughter is a rabbi.

Catherine’s paternal grandparents were Edward Coulson and Isabella Perly/Purdy. Edward and Isabella were born in England.

Catherine’s maternal grandparents were Emil J. Fellegi and Elizabeth Gilly/Jilly (the daughter of Alois Jilly and Adele/Adelle Nagy). Emil and Elizabeth were Hungarian immigrants. Adele was the daughter of Louis Nagy.

Sources: Article about Catherine’s religious background –

Genealogy of Catherine E. Coulson –

Catherine’s father on the 1910 U.S. Census –

Death record of Catherine’s maternal great-grandmother, Adele/Adelle (Nagy) Jilly –

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