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Finding Your Roots

The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures.


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Finding Your Roots With Henry Louis Gates Jr.

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The acclaimed series returns with Professor Gates exploring the mysteries, surprises and revelations hidden in the family trees of popular figures including Scarlett Johansson, Ted Danson, Larry David, Ava DuVernay, Bryant Gumbel, William H. Macy, Suzanne Malveaux, Ana Navarro, Amy Schumer, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Walken and more.

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See Maya Lin on Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Julianna Margulies learns about the origins of her last name on Finding Your Roots.
Sean Combs learns that his great-great grandfather, whose father was free, was a slave.