Who Do You Think You Are? Live: Ancestry Academy Livestream

Posted by Nick Cifuentes on February 22, 2013 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Who Do You Think You Are? Live is now upon us (22nd – 24thFebruary) and as always, there are lots of exciting and interesting things to see and do this year, so we wanted to let you know what we’ve got happening at the show then you can plan you day. So, grab your candy floss… Read more

This week on Who Do You Think You Are?

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on June 1, 2012 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Good news for fans of Who Do You Think You Are? SBS One is running repeats of the UK series 7 episodes starting Tuesday 8th May. This week, actor Rupert Penry-Jones goes on a journey to discover his past. There is a family story that there is Indian blood in the family and he is keen… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? UK Series 7 Repeats Now Showing

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on May 2, 2012 in Famous Faces, Who Do You Think You Are?

Good news for fans of Who Do You Think You Are? SBS One is running repeats of the UK series 7 episodes from Tuesday 8th May. In the first episode, British TV personality Bruce Forsyth receives a letter from an American woman who claims to be related to Bruce through his great-grandfather, Joseph Forsyth Johnson.… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? New Australian Series Coming Soon

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on March 2, 2012 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Great news for fans of hit TV drama Who Do You Think You Are? The show returns for a fourth series in March as six more Australian celebrities trace their family tree, uncovering secrets and stories from the past. Shaun Micallef, Kerry O’Brien, Melissa George, Vince Colosimo, John Wood and Michael O’Loughlin travel to all… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Recap – Vanessa Williams

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on November 4, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

 This week on Who Do You Think You Are? actress Vanessa Williams used military records, obituaries, and a census record from Ancestry (shown below) to find the amazing stories of ancestors who helped break down barriers and forge new ground in history. 5 Steps to Preserving Family Photos Vanessa was presented with photos of her… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Recap – Steve Buscemi

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on October 21, 2011 in Australia, Who Do You Think You Are?

This week on Who Do You Think You Are? actor Steve Buscemi went searching for compelling characters in his family history. His journey began with an 1880 U.S. Census record (shown below) and led him to a distant cousin through an Ancestry family tree. It then took many twists and turns as he revealed his… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Recap – Rosie O’Donnell

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on October 14, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

This week on Who Do You Think You Are? Rosie O’Donnell embarked on an emotional journey as she traced her late mother’s roots.  She used census and vital records from Ancestry (shown below), as well as obituaries and church records to reveal her family’s Irish hometown and discover the tragedies and triumphs they faced both there and in… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Catch Up – Lionel Richie

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on October 6, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

In this week’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? R&B superstar Lionel Richie set off to learn about the “giants” in his family – ancestors whose actions helped him succeed. His journey began when he found his great-grandfather’s name on a Social Security application. Using marriage records, city directories, a diary and a… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are Recap – Kim Cattrall

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on September 29, 2011 in Who Do You Think You Are?

This week on Who Do You Think You Are? Actress Kim Cattrall started with just a name and a newspaper clipping, which led her to a marriage record that helped her solve a 70-year-old family mystery about her missing grandfather. Three steps to finding an ancestor you know very little about: Step 1: Talk to… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? Catch Up – Ashley Judd

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on September 23, 2011 in Famous Faces, Who Do You Think You Are?

In this week’s episode of Who Do You Think You Are? Ashley Judd learned how her ancestors fought for their beliefs. Ashley used family trees and records from England to discover she descends from a famous Mayflower passenger who stood up for religious freedom. She searched military records on the Ancestry website (shown below) to find a great-great-great- grandfather… Read more