Birth Name: Alexandra Zuck
Date of Birth: April 23, 1942
Place of Birth: Bayonne, New Jersey, U.S.
Date of Death: February 20, 2005
Place of Death: Thousand Oaks, California
Sandra Dee was an American actress. She was married to singer and actor Bobby Darin.
Her parents, Mary (Cymboliak) and John Zuck/Zuch, were of Carpatho-Rusyn descent. Rusyns are an ethnic group from Eastern Europe, including Poland, where Sandra’s family was from. Her family was of the Russian Orthodox faith.
Sandra’s paternal grandparents were Walter Zuck/Zuch and Stella A. Walter was born in Vilna.
Sandra’s maternal grandparents were Aleksander/Alexander Cymbaljak and Anna/Annie Plaskon. Aleksander was born in Izby, Poland. Anna was born in New Jersey, to immigrant parents.
Anna’s parents are listed in one source as John Plaskon and Akila/Akillia Frycki. It is not clear if this is accurate. Anna’s mother may have been named Tacanna “Catherine/Katie” Tesbir/Fezbyr, who re-married to Archibald Joachim “Akim”/”Archie” Wanko/Van’ko. Akila was the daughter of Leontinus Frycki and Barbara Plaskon.
Sandra’s father on the 1920 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org
Sandra’s maternal grandmother, Anna/Annie Plaskon, on the 1910 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org