Kate Bosworth

LOS ANGELES - JAN 28: Kate Bosworth at the Calvin Klein Collecti

Bosworth in 2010, photo by Joe Seer/Bigstock.com

Birth Name: Catherine Ann Bosworth

Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, United States

Date of Birth: January 2, 1983

Ethnicity: English, some German and Cornish, possibly other

Kate Bosworth is an American actress, model, and jewelry designer. She is married to filmmaker Michael Polish.

Kate’s paternal grandfather was Harold Bennett Tracy Bosworth, Sr. (the son of Frederick Bennett Bosworth and Catherine/Katherine Bray). Harold was born in Connecticut. Frederick was born in Providence, Rhode Island, the son of Alonzo Plympton Bosworth and Elizabeth Hooper. Kate’s great-grandmother Catherine was born in Cornwall, England, the daughter of James Bray and Catherine.

Kate’s paternal grandmother is named Jeanne Blair Metzger (the daughter of Henrietta Metzger). Henrietta was the daughter of Martin Metzger, whose parents were German, and of Catherine Diebold, who was also of German descent.

Sources: Genealogies of Kate Bosworth (focusing on her father’s side) – http://humphrysfamilytree.com

Kate’s paternal grandfather, Harold Bennett Tracy Bosworth, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Kate’s paternal great-great-grandparents, James Bray and Catherine, on the 1900 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Kate’s paternal great-grandmother, Henrietta Metzger, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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