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Finding Your Roots

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Date: 2012
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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.

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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 8 (2022):

Guest Episode WikiPedia Real Name
Abramović, Marina 49 Wikipedia Marina Abramović
Adlon, Pamela 80 Wikipedia Pamela Segall
Affleck, Ben 14 Wikipedia Benjamin Geza Affleck-Boldt
Alba, Jessica 20 Wikipedia Jessica Marie Alba
Alexander, Khandi 14 Wikipedia Khandi Alexander
Amanpour, Christiane 43 Wikipedia Christiane Maria Heideh Amanpour
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
Batiste, Jon 53 Wikipedia Jonathan Michael Batiste
Black, Clint 72 Wikipedia Clint Patrick Black
Black, Lewis 76 Wikipedia Lewis Niles Black
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
Brown, Sterling K 53 Wikipedia Sterling Kelby Brown
Burnett, Erin 86 Wikipedia Erin Isabelle Burnett
Burns, Ken 13 Wikipedia Kenneth Lauren Ken Burns
Burrell, Ty 21 Wikipedia Tyler Gerald Ty Burrell
Canada, Geoffrey 3 Wikipedia Geoffrey Canada
Carlson, Amy 86 Wikipedia Amy Lynn Carlson
Carlson, Gretchen 74 Wikipedia Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson
Cash, Rosanne 72 Wikipedia Rosanne Cash
Chang, David 79 Wikipedia David Chang
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 Cisnero
Close, Glenn 67 Wikipedia Glenn Close
Coates, Ta-Nehisi 34 Wikipedia Ta-Nehisi Paul Coates
Cohen, Andy 68 Wikipedia Andrew Joseph Cohen
Colicchio, Tom 15 Wikipedia Thomas Patrick Tom Colicchio
Collins, Francis 57 Wikipedia Francis Sellers Collins
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
Crews, Terry 82 Wikipedia Terry Alan Crews
Curry, Ann 43 Wikipedia Ann Curry
Daniels, Lee 77 Wikipedia Lee Louis Daniels
Danson, Ted 33 Wikipedia Edward Bridge Danson III
Danza, Tony 82 Wikipedia Anthony Salvatore Iadanza
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
Esperza, Raúl 79 Wikipedia Raúl Eduardo Esparza
Farrow, Mia 30 Wikipedia Mia Villiers Farrow
Fey, Tina 19 Wikipedia Elizabeth Stamatina Tina Fey
Field, Sally 18 Wikipedia Sally Margaret Field
Gabbard, Tulsi 46 Wikipedia Tulsi Gabbard
Gaffigan, Jim 69 Wikipedia James Christopher Gaffigan
Gehry, Frank 25 Wikipedia Frank Owen Goldberg
Goldblum, Jeff 55 Wikipedia Jeffrey Lynn Goldblum
Grenier, Adrian 10 Wikipedia Adrian Grenier
Gross, Terry 55 Wikipedia Terry Gross
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
Hahn, Kathryn 80 Wikipedia Kathryn Marie Hahn
Hall, Rebecca 77 Wikipedia Rebecca Maria Hall
Harris, Neil Patrick 28 Wikipedia Neil Patrick Harris
Hill, Anita 78 Wikipedia Anita Faye Hill
Hinojosa, Maria 73 Wikipedia Maria de Lourdes Hinojosa Ojeda
Hoffman, Dustin 30 Wikipedia Dustin Lee Hoffman
Hoffmann, Gaby 38 Wikipedia Gabrielle Mary Gaby Hoffmann
Huffman, Felicity 42 Wikipedia Felicity Kendall Huffman
Hunter-Gault, Charlayne 39 Wikipedia Charlayne Hunter-Gault
Huston, Anjelica 51 Wikipedia Anjelica Huston
Iñárritu, Alejandro González 49 Wikipedia Alejandro González Iñárritu
Jackson, Samuel L 7 Wikipedia Samuel Leroy Jackson
Jackson, Shirley Ann 57 Wikipedia Shirley Ann 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, Gayle 65 Wikipedia Gayle King
King, Regina 85 Wikipedia Regina Rene King
King, Stephen 11 Wikipedia Stephen Edwin King
Kushner, Tony 17 Wikipedia Anthony Robert Tony Kushner
Lane, Nathan 84 Wikipedia Joseph Lane
Latifah, Queen 54 Wikipedia Dana Elaine Owens
Lear, Norman 24 Wikipedia Norman Milton Lear
Legend, John 9 Wikipedia John Roger Stephens
Leguizamo, John 83 Wikipedia John Alberto Leguizamo Peláez
Lemmons, Kasi 71 Wikipedia Karen Lemmons
Lemon, Don 74 Wikipedia Don Lemon
Leoni, Tea 38 Wikipedia Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni
Lewis, John 2 Wikipedia John Robert Lewis
Lewis-Lee, Tonya 36 Tonya Linnette Lewis-Lee
Lin, Maya 25 Wikipedia Maya Ying Lin
Lindelof, Damon 85 Wikipedia Damon Laurence Lindelof
Ling, Lisa 43 Wikipedia Lisa J Ling
Linney, Laura 48 Wikipedia Laura Leggett Linney
Lithgow, John 73 Wikipedia John Arthur Lithgow
LL Cool J 27 Wikipedia James Todd Smith
Lobo, Rebecca 12 Wikipedia Rebecca Rose Lobo-Rushin
Lopez, Mario 81 Wikipedia Mario Lopez
Lynch, Jane 69 Wikipedia Jane Marie Lynch
Machado, Justina 56 Wikipedia Justina Milagros Machado
Macy, William H 33 Wikipedia William Hall Macy Jr
Madison, Joe 50 Wikipedia Joseph Edward Madison
Maher, Bill 22 Wikipedia William Maher
Malveaux, Suzanne 36 Wikipedia Suzanne Maria Malveaux
Margulies, Julianna 29 Wikipedia Julianna Luisa Margulies
Maron, Marc 55 Wikipedia Marc David Maron
Marsalis, Branford 1 Wikipedia Branford Marsalis
Martin, George R. R. 41 Wikipedia George Raymond Richard Martin
McCain, John 26 Wikipedia John Sidney McCain III
McCarthy, Melissa 52 Wikipedia Melissa Ann McCarthy
McDonald, Audra 75 Wikipedia Audra Ann McDonald
Meloni, Christopher 70 Wikipedia Christopher Peter Meloni
Merkerson, S. Epatha 45 Wikipedia Sharon Epatha Merkerson
Meyers, Seth 47 Wikipedia Seth Adam Meyers
Mock, Janet 34 Wikipedia Janet Mock
Moore, Julianne 26 Wikipedia Julie Anne Smith
Moore, Michael 48 Wikipedia Michael Francis Moore
Nafisi, Azar 29 Wikipedia Azar Nafisi
Nas 16 Wikipedia Nasir Bin Olu Dara Jones
Navarro, Ana 37 Wikipedia Ana Violeta Navarro Flores
Notaro, Tig 47 Wikipedia Mathilde Tig O'Callaghan Notaro
Nyong'o, Lupita 37 Wikipedia Lupita Amondi Nyong'o
O'Brien, Soledad 22 Wikipedia María de la Soledad Teresa O'Brien
O'Donnell, Norah 66 Wikipedia Norah Morahan O'Donnell
O’Reilly, Bill 22 Wikipedia William James O'Reilly Jr
Odom Jr, Leslie 84 Wikipedia Leslie Lloyd Odom Jr.
Packnett Cunningham, Brittany 78 Wikipedia Brittany N Packnett
Patinkin, Mandy 75 Wikipedia Mandel Bruce Patinkin
Patrick, Deval 20 Wikipedia Deval Laurdine Patrick
Peele, Jordan 65 Wikipedia Jordan Haworth Peele
Pelosi, Nancy 66 Wikipedia Nancy Patricia D'Alesandro
Penn, Kal 44 Wikipedia Kalpen Suresh Modi
Phil, Dr. 39 Wikipedia Phillip Calvin McGraw
Posen, Zac 66 Wikipedia Zachary E. Posen
Qadhi, Abu Ammaar Yasir 5 Wikipedia Abu Ammaar Yasir Qadhi
Questlove 39 Wikipedia Ahmir Khalib Thompson
Rae, Issa 65 Wikipedia Jo-Issa Rae Diop
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
Rodriguez, Narciso 61 Wikipedia Narciso Jesus Rodriguez III
Rosselini, Isabella 51 Wikipedia Isabella Fiorella Elettra Giovanna Rossellini
Rubio, Marco 46 Wikipedia Marco Antonio Rubio
Rudd, Paul 35 Wikipedia Paul Stephen Rudd
Rudolph, Maya 23 Wikipedia Maya Khabira Rudolph
RuPaul 61 Wikipedia RuPaul Andre Charles
Ryan, Amy 56 Wikipedia Amy Beth Dziewiontkowski
Ryan, Paul 46 Wikipedia Paul Davis Ryan
Samberg, Andy 41 Wikipedia David A J Samberg
Sánchez, Aarón 15 Wikipedia Aarón Sánchez
Sandberg, Sheryl 44 Wikipedia Sheryl Kara Sandberg
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
Sevigny, Chloë 48 Wikipedia Chloë Stevens Sevigny
Shalhoub, Tony 70 Wikipedia Anthony Mark Shalhoub
Silverman Sarah 47 Wikipedia Sarah Kate Silverman
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
Stonestreet, Eric 52 Wikipedia Eric Allen Stonestreet
Strahan, Michael 45 Wikipedia Michael Anthony Strahan
Sykes, Wanda 9 Wikipedia Wanda Sykes
Talley, André Leon 86 Wikipedia André Leon Talley
Tomei, Marisa 44 Wikipedia Marisa Tomei
Totenberg, Nina 23 Wikipedia Nina Totenberg
Tsai, Ming 15 Wikipedia Ming Tsai
Turturro, John 35 Wikipedia John Michael Turturro
Vance, Courtney B 11 Wikipedia Courtney Bernard Vance
Varmus, Harold E 57 Wikipedia Harold Eliot Varmus
Villaseñor, Melissa 81 Wikipedia Melissa Anne Villaseñor
von Fürstenberg, Diane 61 Wikipedia Diane Simone Michele Halfin
Waithe, Lena 83 Wikipedia Lena Waithe
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
Waters, John 67 Wikipedia John Samuel Waters Jr
Wayans, Keenen Ivory 23 Wikipedia Keenen Ivory Wayans Sr
Weaver, Sigourney 56 Wikipedia Susan Alexandra Weaver
Wiley, Kehinde 49 Wikipedia Kehinde Wiley
Williams, Michael K. 42 Wikipedia Michael Kenneth Williams
Williams, Pharrell 71 Wikipedia Pharrell Lanscilo Williams
Wood, Roy Jr 76 Wikipedia Roy Norris Wood Jr
Wright, Jeffrey 54 Wikipedia Jeffrey Wright
Zamata, Sasheer 53 Wikipedia Sasheer Zamata Moore

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Would it be useful to have a "Connected" column?
posted by Kate (Gardner) Schmidt