Birth Name: Katherine A. Cleary
Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
Date of Birth: September 21, 1981
*Irish, German (father)
Katie Cleary is an American actress, model, filmmaker, and activist. She is known for being a contestant on the first season of America’s Next Top Model.
Katie is the daughter of Rose Lynn and Thomas Cleary. Her father has Irish and German roots. Her mother is of Italian ancestry.
Katie’s paternal grandfather was named Thomas Joseph Cleary.
Katie’s paternal grandmother was Annette Specht (the daughter of Frederick/Frederic William “Bill” Specht and Anne/Anna Bernadette Moran). Annette was born in Massachusetts. Frederick was born in New Jersey, the son of Fred Specht, whose parents were German, and of Bridget Sweeney/Sweeny, whose parents were Irish. Anne was born in Massachusetts.
Obituary of Katie’s paternal grandfather, Thomas Joseph Cleary – http://www.legacy.com
Obituary of Katie’s paternal grandmother, Annette (Specht) Cleary – http://www.legacy.com