Kiele Sanchez

Kiele Sanchez  at the Los Angeles Premiere of 'A Perfect Getaway

Sanchez in 2009, photo by s_bukley/

Birth Name: Kiele Michelle Sanchez

Place of Birth: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.

Date of Birth: October 13, c. late 1970s

*Puerto Rican (father)
*French, Polish (mother)

Kiele Sanchez is an American actress. She is known for her roles on the series Lost, The Glades, and Kingdom, among others. Kiele is married to actor Zach Gilford, with whom she has a daughter.

Kiele’s maternal grandfather was named Edward T. Beauvais.

Kiele’s maternal grandmother was Bernice Ipczy (the daughter of Andrew L. Ipczynski/Ipczy and Helen Wojcik). Bernice was born in Illinois. Andrew was born in Illinois, the son of Polish parents, Ladyslaw/Walter Ipczynski and Josepha Majewski. Helen was born in Illinois, also of Polish descent, the daughter of John P. Wojcik and of Walerya/Valeria/Valerie Barbara Kosnowska/Kosnowski.


Genealogy of Kiele’s maternal grandmother, Bernice Ipczy (focusing on her own mother’s side) –

Kiele’s maternal grandmother, Bernice Ipczy, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Kiele’s maternal grandmother, Bernice (Ipczy) Beauvais –


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