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Adrian Grenier, Michelle Rodriguez and Linda Chavez

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actor Adrian Grenier, actress Michelle Rodriguez, and commentator Linda Chavez.

John Legend and Wanda Sykes

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of musician John Legend and comedian Wanda Sykes. Watch the full Finding Your Roots episode.

Samuel L. Jackson, Condoleezza Rice and Ruth Simmons

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actor Samuel L. Jackson, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, and Brown University President Ruth Simmons.

Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal

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Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal: two individuals whose family histories can be traced far back through the centuries.

Rick Warren, Angela Buchdahl and Yasir Qadhi

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Finding Your Roots reveals the ancestral pasts and family histories of religious leaders Pastor Rick Warren, Rabbi Angela Buchdahl, and Sheikh Yasir Qadhi.

Kyra Sedgwick and Kevin Bacon

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Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of real-life married Hollywood couple actors Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick.

Barbara Walters and Geoffrey Canada

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Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of journalist Barbara Walters and educator Geoffrey Canada.

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Finding Your Roots looks into the ancestral pasts of two inspiring political leaders: Georgia Congressman and Civil Rights leader John Lewis and Newark Mayor Cory Booker.

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Henry Louis Gates Jr. reveals the family histories and ancestry of New Orleans-based jazz musicians and friends Branford Marsalis and Harry Connick, Jr.