Christopher Lemole

Lemole in 2017, photo by Debby Wong/

Birth Name: Christopher R. Lemole

Place of Birth: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 4, 1976

*25% Italian
*25% Irish
*25% Cornish
*12.5% Swedish
*12.5% Swiss-German

Christopher Lemole is an American film producer.

Christopher’s sisters are actress Samantha Lemole and producer, writer, and actress Lisa Öz. Among Christopher’s nephews and nieces are actors Daphne Öz, Arabella Öz, and Oliver Öz. Christopher’s brothers-in-law are television personality, cardiothoracic surgeon, and author Mehmet Öz, as well as actor George Griffith.

Christopher’s paternal grandfather was Joseph Michael “Joe” Lemole (the son of Salvatore Lemole and Concetta “Kate” Leggiadro). Joseph was born in New York, to Italian parents. Salvatore was the son of Giuseppe Limole and Luigia Santangelo. Concetta was born in Potenza, Basilicata, the daughter of Francesco Paolo Leggiadro and Maria Antonia Mancino.

Christopher’s paternal grandmother was Mary Bernadette Boylan (the daughter of Charles Michael Boylan and Margaret May Teresa O’Brien). Mary Bernadette was born in New York. Charles was born in New York, the son of James A. Boylan, whose parents were Irish, and of Annie M. Higgins, who was also of Irish descent. Margaret was born in New York, to Irish parents, Daniel O’Brien and Julia Mary Lynch.

Christopher’s maternal grandfather was Carl Hjalmar Asplundh (the son of Carl Hjalmar Asplundh and Emma Ludovika Steiger). Christopher’s grandfather Carl was born in Pennsylvania. Christopher’s great-grandfather Carl was born in Stockholm, Sweden, the son of Bengt Bengtson Asp/Asplundh and Maria Sofia Grundelius. Emma was born in Switzerland, the daughter of Arnold Steiger and Albertina Louise Snevblye/Sneblye/Snelblye.

Christopher’s maternal grandmother was Emilie/Emily Mae Kessel (the daughter of Edward Kessel and Frances/Francis Ellen “Nellie” Spargo). Emilie was born in Pennsylvania. Edward was born in Mabe, Cornwall, England, the son of William Kessel and Eliza Sharp. Ellen was born in Maine, to parents from Cornwall, Hugh Spargo and Emily Parker Martin.

He is evidently a third cousin of actress Scarlett Sperduto. His great-grandfather, Salvatore Lemole, and her great-grandmother, Eugenia LeMole, were siblings.

Sources: Likely’s Christopher’s paternal great-grandfather, Joseph Michael Lemole, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Christopher’s paternal grandmother, Mary Bernadette (Boylan) Lemole –

Genealogy of Christopher Lemole (focusing on his mother’s side) –

Obituary of Christopher’s maternal grandfather, Carl Hjalmar Asplundh –

1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    I swore he was part Italian

    He looks like Italian talent show judge Rudy Zerbi

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