Luke Guldan

Place of Birth: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 26, 1986

*German, English, Irish, Scottish, possibly Czech (father)
*Italian/Sicilian (mother)

Luke Guldan is an American actor.

Luke is the son of Elia and Michael Guldan. He was raised in Chicago, Illinois, and Brooklyn, New York.

Luke’s paternal grandfather was John Guldan, Jr. (the son of John Guldan, Sr. and Florence Kennedy). Luke’s grandfather John was born in Illinois. Luke’s great-grandfather John was born in Illinois, the son of George J. Guldan, who was born in Bischofteinitz, Germany (now Horšovský Týn, Czech Republic), and of Anna Piehl, who was born in Germany. Florence was born in Illinois, the daughter of William Kennedy, who was Irish, and of Margaret, whose parents were English.

Luke’s paternal grandmother was Eileen Mary Bansley (the daughter of James Ralph Bansley/Bausley and Anna O’Rourke). Eileen was born in Illinois. James was born in Illinois, the son of James R. Bansley, who was born in Canada, to Scottish parents, and of Eva Laura Hawkins/Russell, whose father was Irish. Anna was born in Illinois, the daughter of John O’Rourke, whose parents were Irish, and of Mary Ann Moran, who had Irish ancestry.

Luke’s maternal grandfather was named Charles Anthony Taibi. Charles was of Italian descent.

Luke’s maternal grandmother was Josephine A. “Josie” Maniscalco (the daughter of Charles Maniscalco/Manicalco and Antoinette/Antoinelle Mandracchia). Josephine was born in New York. Charles was born in Italy. Antoinette was born in New York, to parents from Italy.

Sources: Obituary of Luke’s paternal grandfather, John Guldan, Jr. –

Obituary of Luke’s paternal grandmother, Eileen Mary (Bansley) Guldan –

Obituary of Luke’s maternal grandmother, Josephine A. “Josie” (Maniscalco) Taibi –

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1 Response

  1. andrew says:

    His mother’s side is absolutely 100% Sicilian with very typical Sicilian surnames like Taibi, Mandracchia etc…but unfortunately I found no records about that.

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