Marilu Henner

Henner in 2016, photo by kathclick/

Birth Name: Mary Lucy Denise Henner

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

Date of Birth: April 6, 1952

*Polish (father)
*Greek (mother)

Marilu Henner is an American actress, producer, radio host, podcaster, and author.

Her father was born in Illinois, to Polish parents. Her mother was born in Illinois, to Greek parents. Marilu is married to Michael Brown. She has two children with her former husband, director Robert Lieberman.

Marilu’s paternal grandfather was named Maciej John Pudlowski. Maciej was born in Grodno, włocławski, Kuyavian-Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland.

Marilu’s paternal grandmother was Michalina Cierebiej (the daughter of Solomon Cierebiej and Ursula Kichelewski). Michalina was born in Grodno, Poland.

Marilu’s maternal grandfather was named Thomas Callis (originally Kalogeropoulos).

Marilu’s maternal grandmother was named Lucy Dicktakis.

Sources: Genealogy of Marilu Henner –

Marilu’s mother on the 1930 U.S. Census –


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