Place of Birth: Medford, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of Birth: July 1, 1971
Julianne Nicholson is an American actress. Her roles include the films The Love Letter, Tully (2000), Seeing Other People, Kinsey, Two Weeks, Brief Interviews with Hideous Men, Keep the Lights On, August: Osage County, Black Mass, Ten Thousand Saints, Novitiate, Togo, and Weird: The Al Yankovic Story, and the series Ally McBeal, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, Boardwalk Empire, Masters of Sex, and Mare of Easttown.
Julianne is the daughter of Kate and James O. Nicholson, Jr. She is married to English actor Jonathan Cake, with whom she has two children.
Julianne’s paternal grandfather was James Owen Nicholson (the son of James Joseph Nicholson and Ellen/Eileen Cecilia Dinan). Julianne’s great-grandfather James was born in Massachusetts, the son of Irish parents, Owen J. Nicholson and Margaret Ferguson. Ellen was also of Irish descent, and was the daughter of John Dinan and Mary Ellen Sullivan.
Julianne’s paternal grandmother was Marjorie Agnes Carraher (the daughter of Louis F. Carraher and Eva F. Gilbert). Marjorie was born in Massachusetts. Louis was born in Canada, the son of Francis Carraher, whose own parents were Irish.
Julianne’s maternal grandfather was Thomas Burke Gilday (the son of Charles Aloyissus/Aloysius Gilday, Jr. and Helen Elizabeth Burke). Thomas was born in Illinois. Charles was the son of Charles Aloyissus Gilday and Margaret A. Houlihan, who were born in Massachusetts, both of them to Irish parents. Helen also had Irish ancestry, and was the daughter of Thomas Henry Burke and Sarah E. Coyle.
Julianne’s maternal grandmother was Frances Marion Briggs (the daughter of Elmer Leroy Briggs and Marion T. Roche). Frances was born in Massachusetts. Elmer was the son of George C. Briggs and Emma Francis Goldthwait, and had English ancestry. Julianne’s great-grandmother Marion was the daughter of David Aloysius Roche and Mary Jane Frances Garland, who were of Irish descent.
Sources: Marriage record of Julianne’s paternal great-grandparents, James Joseph Nicholson and Ellen/Eileen Cecilia Dinan – https://www.familysearch.org
Julianne’s paternal great-grandfather, James Joseph Nicholson, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org
Julianne’s paternal grandmother, Marjorie Agnes Carraher, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Julianne’s maternal grandfather, Thomas Burke Gilday, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Marriage record of Julianne’s maternal great-great-grandparents, George C. Briggs and Emma Francis Goldthwait – https://www.familysearch.org
Marriage record of Julianne’s maternal great-great-grandparents, David Aloysius Roche and Mary Jane Frances Garland – https://www.familysearch.org