Kathy Griffin

Fulfillment Fund's STARS 2012 Benefit Gala - Arrivals

Griffin in 2012, photo by Prphotos.com

Birth Name: Kathleen Mary Griffin

Place of Birth: Oak Park, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: November 4, 1960

Ethnicity: Irish

Kathy Griffin is an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host.

She is the daughter of Mary Margaret “Maggie” (Corbally) and John Patrick Griffin. Her parents were born in Illinois, both of them to Irish parents. Her maternal grandparents were from Louth.

Kathy’s paternal grandfather was named Patrick John Griffin.

Kathy’s paternal grandmother was named Margaret Mary.

Kathy’s maternal grandfather was named Michael Corbally.

Kathy’s maternal grandmotjher was named Agnes Green.

Sources: Official Book Club Selection: A Memoir According to Kathy Griffin, by Kathy Griffin, 2009

Obituary of Kathy’s father – http://www.legacy.com

Kathy’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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