Next Episode of Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates Jr. is
Season 6 / Episode 6 and airs on 29 January 2020 01:00
Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series African American Lives (2006) through the first season of Finding Your Roots (2012), noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has been helping people discover long-lost relatives hidden for generations within the branches of their family trees. Professor Gates utilizes a team of genealogists to reconstruct the paper trail left behind by our ancestors and the world's leading geneticists to decode our DNA and help us travel thousands of years into the past to discover the origins of our earliest forebears.
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the humble roots of comedic actors Melissa McCarthy and Eric Stonestreet, retracing the ancestral journeys that laid the groundwork for their success.
Follow Sterling K. Brown, Sasheer Zamata and Jon Batiste as they learn about unknown ancestors.
Learn more about the unexpected family trees of entertainer Queen Latifah and actor Jeffrey Wright.
Explore the Jewish heritages of actor Jeff Goldblum, radio host Terry Gross and comedian Marc Maron.
Discover the surprising family histories of actors Sigourney Weaver, Justina Machado and Amy Ryan.
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