Kathy Baker

Birth Name: Katherine Whitton Baker

Place of Birth: Midland, Texas, U.S.

Date of Birth: June 8, 1950

Ethnicity: French (maternal grandmother), English, some Irish, 1/32 Polish

Kathy Baker is an American actress.

She is the daughter of Helene Andree and John Seaward Baker, a geologist and educator. Her mother was born in France, to an American father and a French mother. Kathy is married to director and producer Steven Robman. She has two children with her former husband Donald Camillieri.

Kathy’s paternal grandfather was Joshua Hamblen Baker (the son of Joshua Hamblin Baker and Lucy Arnold Shaw). Kathy’s grandfather Joshua was born in Massachusetts. Kathy’s great-grandfather Joshua was the son of Lorenzo Dow Baker, one of the founders of the United Fruit Company, and of Martha M. Hopkins. Lucy was the daughter of John George Shaw and Susan Harriet Seaward.

Kathy’s paternal grandmother was Theodoria Muldaur (the daughter of George Barton Muldaur and Caroline Theodora Southmayd). Kathy’s grandmother Theodoria was born in New York. George was the son of Alonzo Washington Muldaur and Elizabeth Helen Sayre. Caroline was the daughter of John A. Southmayd and Ellen W. Dayton. It appears that Kathy’s great-great-grandfather Alonzo’s father, John Maurice Muldaurowizch, was born in Poland, the son of Thomas Anthony Muldaurowizch and Serafina Markiewiczcova, and lived in Puerto Rico.

Kathy’s maternal grandfather was John Boardman Whitton (the son of Charles Francis Whitton and Helen Scott Blakeslee). John was born in California. Charles was the son of Abel Whitton and Ann Boardman Riley. Helen was the daughter of Samuel Valentine Blakeslee and Sarah Parker Wakefield.

Kathy’s maternal grandmother was Eva Marie Andree Laguerre. Eva was born in Paris, Paris, Île-de-France, France.

Sources: Genealogy of Kathy Baker – https://www.geni.com

Kathy’s paternal great-grandparents, George Barton Muldaur and Caroline Theodora Southmayd, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://www.familysearch.org

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