Category: Finding Your Roots

Categories: Famous People of the 21st Century | Genealogy Programmes


Finding Your Roots is a US based television program currently hosted by Henry Louis Gates, Jr that uses research and genetics to trace family lines in pursuit of genealogical information.

Wikipedia Page on Finding Your Roots

There are already several individuals existing in the WikiTree. Most are also Notables and protected. Here is a list of the guests from Season 1 (2012) to Season 4 (2017):

Guest Episode WikiPedia Real Name
Affleck, Ben 14 Wikipedia Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt
Alba, Jessica 20 Wikipedia Jessica Marie Alba
Alexander, Khandi 14 Wikipedia Khandi Alexander
Ansari, Aziz 40 Wikipedia Aziz Ansari
Anthony, Carmelo 37 Wikipedia Carmelo Kyam Anthony
Armisen, Fred 32 Wikipedia Fereydun Robert "Fred" Armisen
Arquette, Patricia 26 Wikipedia Patricia Arquette
Bacon, Kevin 4 Wikipedia Kevin Norwood Bacon
Bassett, Angela 16 Wikipedia Angela Evelyn Bassett
Bastianich, Lidia 29 Wikipedia Lidia Giuliana Matticchio Bastianich
Booker, Cory 2 Wikipedia Cory Anthony Booker
Branson, Richard 25 Wikipedia Sir Richard Charles Nicholas Branson
Brazile, Donna 21 Wikipedia Donna Lease Brazile
Buchdahl, Angela Warnick 5 Wikipedia Angela Lee (Warnick) Buchdahl
Burns, Ken 13 Wikipedia Kenneth Lauren "Ken" Burns
Burrell, Ty 21 Wikipedia Tyler Gerald "Ty" Burrell
Canada, Geoffrey 3 Wikipedia Geoffrey Canada
Chavez, Linda 10 Wikipedia Linda Lou Chavez
Cho, Margaret 8 Wikipedia Margaret Moran Cho
Chopra, Deepak 18 Wikipedia Deepak Chopra
Cisneros, Sandra 28 Wikipedia Sandra Cisneros
Coates, Ta-Nehisi 34 Wikipedia Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates
Colicchio, Tom 15 Wikipedia Thomas Patrick "Tom" Colicchio
Combs, Sean 27 Wikipedia Sean John Combs
Connick Jr, Harry 1 Wikipedia Joseph Harry Fowler Connick Jr
Cooper, Anderson 13 Wikipedia Anderson Hays Cooper
Cooper, Margarett 9
Danson, Ted 33 Wikipedia Edward Bridge Danson III
David, Larry 31 Wikipedia Lawrence Gene David
Dershowitz, Alan 17 Wikipedia Alan Morton Dershowitz
Downey Jr, Robert 6 Wikipedia Robert John Downey Jr
DuVernay, Ava 34 Wikipedia Ava Marie DuVernay
Farrow, Mia 30 Wikipedia María de Lourdes "Mia" Villiers Farrow
Fey, Tina 19 Wikipedia Elizabeth Stamatina "Tina" Fey
Field, Sally 18 Wikipedia Sally Margaret Field
Gehry, Frank 25 Wikipedia Frank Owen Goldberg
Grenier, Adrian 10 Wikipedia Adrian Grenier
Gumbel, Bryant 36 Wikipedia Bryant Charles Gumbel
Gupta, Sanjay 8 Wikipedia Sanjay Gupta
Gyllenhaal, Maggie 6 Wikipedia Margalit Ruth "Maggie" Gyllenhaal
Hader, Bill 24 Wikipedia William Thomas Hader Jr
Harris, Neil Patrick 28 Wikipedia Neil Patrick Harris
Hoffman, Dustin 30 Wikipedia Dustin Lee Hoffman
Hoffmann, Gaby 38 Wikipedia Gabrielle Mary "Gaby" Hoffmann
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne 39 Wikipedia Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Jackson, Samuel L 7 Wikipedia Samuel Leroy Jackson
Jarrett, Valerie 16 Wikipedia Valerie June (Bowman) Jarrett
Jealous, Benjamin 14 Wikipedia Benjamin Todd Jealous
Jeter, Derek 12 Wikipedia Derek Sanderson Jeter
Johansson, Scarlett 35 Wikipedia Scarlett Ingrid Johansson
Keillor, Garrison 40 Wikipedia Gary Edward "Garrison" Keillor
Kimmel, Jimmy 24 Wikipedia James Christian Kimmel
King, Billie Jean 12 Wikipedia Billie Jean King Moffitt
King, Carole 17 Wikipedia Carol Joan Klein
King, Stephen 11 Wikipedia Stephen Edwin King
Kushner, Tony 17 Wikipedia Anthony Robert "Tony" Kushner
Lear, Norman 24 Wikipedia Norman Milton Lear
Legend, John 9 Wikipedia John Roger Stephens
Leoni, Tea 38 Wikipedia Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni
Lewis, John 2 Wikipedia John Robert Lewis
Lewis-Lee, Tonya 36
Lin, Maya 25 Wikipedia Maya Ying Lin
LL Cool J 27 Wikipedia James Todd Smith
Lobo, Rebecca 12 Wikipedia Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin
Macy, William H 33 Wikipedia William Hall Macy Jr
Maher, Bill 22 Wikipedia William Maher
Malveaux, Suzanne 36 Wikipedia Suzanne Maria Malveaux
Margulies, Julianna 29 Wikipedia Julianna Luisa Margulies
Marsalis, Branford 1 Wikipedia Branford Marsalis
McCain, John 26 Wikipedia John Sidney McCain III
Mock, Janet 34 Wikipedia Janet Mock
Moore, Julianne 26 Wikipedia Julie Anne Smith
Nafisi, Azar 29 Wikipedia Azar Nafisi
Nas 16 Wikipedia Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
Navarro, Ana 37 Wikipedia Ana Violeta Navarro Flores
Nyong'o, Lupita 37 Wikipedia Lupita Amondi Nyong'o
O’Reilly, Bill 22 Wikipedia William James O'Reilly Jr
O'Brien, Soledad 22 Wikipedia María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien
Patrick, Deval 20 Wikipedia Deval Laurdine Patrick
Phil, Dr. 39 Wikipedia Phillip Calvin McGraw
Qadhi, Abu Ammaar Yasir 5 Wikipedia Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi
Questlove 39 Wikipedia Ahmir Khalib Thompson
Reuben, Gloria 11 Wikipedia Gloria Elizabeth Reuben
Rhimes, Shonda 23 Wikipedia Shonda Lynn Rhimes
Rice, Condoleezza 7 Wikipedia Condoleezza "Condi" Rice
Rodriguez, Michelle 10 Wikipedia Mayte Michelle Rodriguez
Rudd, Paul 35 Wikipedia Paul Stephen Rudd
Rudolph, Maya 23 Wikipedia Maya Khabira Rudolph
Sánchez, Aarón 15 Wikipedia Aarón Sánchez
Sanders, Bernie 31 Wikipedia Bernard Sanders
Schumer, Amy 40 Wikipedia Amy Beth Schumer
Sedaris, David 19 Wikipedia David Raymond Sedaris
Sedgwick, Kyra 4 Wikipedia Kyra Minturn (Sedgwick) Bacon
Simmons, Ruth 7 Wikipedia Ruth Jean (Stubblefield) Simmons
Simon, Carly 32 Wikipedia arly Elisabeth Simon
Smith, Anna Deavere 13 Wikipedia Anna Deavere Smith
Steenburgen, Mary 33 Wikipedia Mary Nell Steenburgen
Steinem, Gloria 28 Wikipedia Gloria Marie Steinem
Stephanopoulos, George 19 Wikipedia George Robert Stephanopoulos
Stewart, Martha 8 Wikipedia Martha Helen (Kostyra) Stewart
Sting 18 Wikipedia Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Sykes, Wanda 9 Wikipedia Wanda Sykes
Tsai, Ming 15 Wikipedia Ming Tsai
Turturro, John 35 Wikipedia John Michael Turturro
Vance, Courtney B 11 Wikipedia Courtney Bernard Vance
Walken, Christopher 32 Wikipedia Ronald Walken
Walker, Kara 21 Wikipedia Kara Elizabeth Walker
Walters, Barbara 3 Wikipedia Barbara Jill Walters
Warren, Rick 5 Wikipedia Richard Duane "Rick" Warren
Wayans, Keenen Ivory 23 Wikipedia Keenen Ivory Wayans Sr

Feel free to use this list as a starting point, or to update existing profiles to include them in this category.


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