Kristine Miller

Birth Name: Jacqueline Olivia Eskesen

Date of Birth: June 13, 1925

Place of Birth: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Date of Death: 2015

Place of Death: Monterey, California, U.S.

*Danish (father)
*English (mother)

Kristine Miller was an American actress. She was known for her work in film noir and Westerns. Her roles include the films You Came Along, Sorry, Wrong Number, I Walk Alone, Jungle Patrol, Too Late for Tears, and Shadow on the Wall, and the show Stories of the Century.

Kristine was the daughter of Myrtle Bennett, an Orpheum Circuit singer, and Johannes Bach Eskesen, an oil executive, who was Vice President of Standard Oil in Argentina, when she was born. Her father was born in Kolding, Denmark. Her mother was from Fresno, California. Kristine was raised in New Orleans, Copenhagen, Long Island, and Fresno. She spoke English, Danish, and Spanish.

Kristine was married to television pioneer and consultant William Haskel Schuyler, until his death, with whom she had two children.

Kristine’s paternal grandfather was Peter Kristian Eskesen (the son of Eske Andersen and Dorthe Hansdatter). Peter was born in Darum Sogn.

Kristine’s paternal grandmother was named Signe Bach.

Kristine’s maternal grandfather was Frank Forrest Witham (the son of Levi H. Witham and Mary Fidellia Choate). Frank was born in Maine, and had deep Colonial American roots in New England. Levi was the son of Ammon Witham and Harriet Robards. Mary was the daughter of Lewis Choate and Fidelia Burnham.

Kristine’s maternal grandmother was named Adelaide Olivia “Addie” Bennett. Adelaide was born in California.

Sources: Genealogy of Kristine Miller –

Genealogy of Kristine Miller (focusing on her father’s side) –

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