Meet Our Guests

Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow

Mia Farrow is featured in:

Season 6, Episode 1: Hollywood Royalty

Mia Farrow has appeared in more than forty films but she is equally known as a fierce advocate for human rights. She has served as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador since 2000, with a focus on children in conflict zones, particularly in sub-Saharan Africa.

She tweets, blogs and posts relevant articles, analyses on her website, which contains entries from Darfur, Chad, Rwanda, Central African Republic, Uganda, Congo, South Sudan, Kenya.

Her op-ed pieces and photographs have appeared in publications and exhibitions around the world.

She has traveled to the Darfur region of Sudan 13 times and spoken extensively about genocide and human responsibility across the United States as well as at Senate and Congressional hearings and at the United Nations Security Council.

In 2008 Mia Farrow was selected by Time magazine as one of the’ most influential people in the world. She has been the recipient of numerous humanitarian awards including the Refugees International McCall-Pierpont Award for “extraordinary services to refugees and displaced people, the Tiananmen Square Award, the Leon Sullivan International Service Award, and the Marian Anderson Award 2010.

Her project, The Darfur Archives, documents the cultural traditions of Darfur’s major ethnic tribes. It is preserved at the Dodd Research Center at the University of Connecticut.

Support Provided By: Learn More

Guests From Episode 1 of Season 6

5d79188b8fd93f43d16c51c9 bg season teaser p 1080
Episode Guide

Finding Your Roots Season Six

Discover the surprising ancestral stories of 27 fascinating guests, including Jeffrey Wright, Sigourney Weaver, Melissa McCarthy, Sterling K. Brown, Jordan Peele, Nancy Pelosi, Gayle King, Norah O’Donnell, Queen Latifah, Jon Batiste, Diane von Furstenberg, Zac Posen, Jeff Goldblum, Anjelica Huston, Isabella Rossellini, Terry Gross, Eric Stonestreet and more in season six of Finding Your Roots.

Learn More
Education a hurried escape fe7eaf9189a6107e7f6d89df84756bd9

WETA | Finding Your Roots
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

New Episodes: Tuesdays at 8/7c