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 famous for her role on the series Lost. 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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