Stephanie Kurtzuba

Stephanie Kurtzuba – “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” New York City Premiere – Arrivals – Ziegfeld Theatre – New York City, NY, USA – Keywords: Orientation: Portrait Face Count: 1 – False – Photo Credit: Charles Norfleet / PR Photos

Birth Name: Stephanie L. Kurtzuba

Place of Birth: Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 20, 1972

*Polish, English, Swedish, likely some Mexican (father)
*Italian/Sicilian (mother)

Stephanie Kurtzuba is an American film, television, and theater actress.

Stephanie is the daughter of Concetta Joyce “Connie” and Raymond “Ray” Kurtzuba. She has two children with her husband, Joshua Coakley.

Stephanie’s paternal grandfather was Stanley John Kurtzuba, Sr. (the son of Joseph Kurtzuba and Katherine/Catherine Podraza). Stanley was born in Nebraska. Joseph was born in Galicia, Austria, and was of Polish descent. Katherine was born in Poland.

Stephanie’s paternal grandmother was Lou Vene Joy Medina/Medcina (the daughter of Ricardo/Richard Medina and Ethel Nelson). Ricardo was most likely born in New Mexico. Ethel was born in South Dakota, the daughter of Victor Adolph Nelson, who was Swedish, and of Viola Booze.

Stephanie’s maternal grandfather was Antonino/Anthony S. “Tony” Pirruccello (the son of Salvatore Pirruccello and Carmela Breci). Anthony was born in Carlentini, Sicily, Italy.

Stephanie’s maternal grandmother was Cornelia “Nellie” Gibilisco (the daughter of Rosario Gibilisco/Gevilisco and Concetta DePetro). Nellie was born in Nebraska. Rosario was born in Carlentini, Sicily, Italy, the son of Paulo Gibilisco and Giuseppa Rossitto. Concetta was also Italian.

Sources: Obituary of Stephanie’s paternal grandmother, Lou Vene Joy Medina/Medcina –

Obituary of Stephanie’s maternal grandmother, Nellie C. (Gibilisco) Pirruccello –

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