Madeline Zima

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Place of Birth: New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.

Date of Birth: September 16, 1985

Ethnicity: Italian (one quarter), Polish (one quarter), German, Irish, English

Madeline Zima is an American actress. She is the sister of actresses Yvonne Zima and Vanessa Zima.

Zima, a Polish surname, is her mother’s maiden name.

Madeline’s paternal grandfather was Frank A. Gianneschi (the son of Pete Gianneschi and Elvera Marchetti). Frank was born in New Jersey.

Madeline’s paternal grandmother was Jean M. Stark (the daughter of Howard Stark and Ethel Elcock). Jean was born in New Jersey.

Madeline’s maternal grandfather was Henry A. Zima (the son of John L. Zima and Agnes R. Bochnak). Henry was born in Pennsylvania, to Polish parents.

Madeline’s maternal grandmother was Shirley M. Riley (the daughter of James F. Riley, Jr. and Madeline H. Schmid). James was of Irish and German descent, and was the son of James F. Riley and Catherine Goritz. Madeline’s great-grandmother Madeline H. Schmid was of German ancestry, and was the daughter of Carl Schmid and Mattine/Madaline Schmit.

Sources: Obituary of Madeline’s paternal grandfather, Frank A. Gianneschi –

Obituary of Madeline’s paternal grandmother, Jean M. (Stark) Gianneschi –

Madeline’s maternal grandfather, Henry A. Zima, on the 1930 U.S. Census –

Obituary of Madeline’s maternal grandfather, Henry A. Zima –

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