Christine Baranski

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Birth Name: Christine Jane Baranski

Place of Birth: Buffalo, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: May 2, 1952

Ethnicity: Polish

Christine Baranski is an American stage and screen actress. She is the daughter of Virginia Otylija (Mazurowski) and Lucien/Lucian/Lucius/Lucyjan Michael Baranski, who was an editor of a Polish-language newspaper. She was married to actor and playwright Matthew Cowles, until his death. They have two children, including actress Lily Cowles.

She is of Polish descent.

Christine’s paternal grandfather was named Wladyslaw “Walter” Baranski. Wladyslaw was born in Warsaw, Poland.

Christine’s paternal grandmother was named Janina Lewandowski (the daughter of Wladyslaw “Walter” Lewandowski and Prakseda). Janina was born in New York, to Polish parents.

Christine’s maternal grandfather was named Frank S. Mazurowski (the son of Frank/Franciszek Mazurowski and Marcell/Marcyanna/Marcy Anne Cwiklinski). Christine’s grandfather Frank was born in New York, to Polish parents.

Christine’s maternal grandmother was named Stella/Estelle Pachuka/Pachucki. Stella was either a Polish immigrant, or was also born in New York, to Polish parents.

Sources: Christine’s father on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Christine’s mother on the 1920 U.S. Census –
Christine’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –

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10 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    ill never forget what this woman had done to his son LEONHARD HOFSTADTER

  2. lelo4 says:

    typical Pole, looks also very Russian

  3. neiltennant says:

    she is the sarcastic and evil mother of Leonhard hofstadter

    but she looks beautiful

  4. neiltennant says:

    according to several scientists who have to do with beauty and looks claim that russian and polish people are amongst the most beautiful

    and look at her she is 50 + but looks so good

    nice hair, nice brilliant eyes and a shape of face that is perfect

  5. Dawn says:

    Go Polish People!!!!!!

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