Who Do You Think You Are? US series: Susan Sarandon

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on May 20, 2010 in Who Do You Think You Are?

From New York to Italy and back again – all to find a single mystery relative in the family tree. For Susan Sarandon, whose quest to learn more about her grandmother on Who Do You Think You Are? took her to two separate continents and through dozens of records, the hard work and research paid… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? US series: Brooke Shields

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on May 13, 2010 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Brooke Shields always felt her parents were from separate worlds, but when she dug into her family history on Who Do You Think You Are?, she realised how true this really was. Her mother was from a working-class New Jersey household, and her father’s family stemmed from European aristocracy. Researching the pair, however, gave Brooke… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? US series: Lisa Kudrow

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on May 6, 2010 in Who Do You Think You Are?

It was a tough journey for actress Lisa Kudrow. On Who Do You Think You Are?, Lisa returned to the place where members of her family – her great-grandmother included – had been murdered in the Holocaust. But she ends on a high note: a reconnection to an ancestor Lisa and her father had believed… Read more

Who Do You Think You Are? US series: Sarah Jessica Parker

Posted by Ancestry Australia and New Zealand on April 29, 2010 in Who Do You Think You Are?

Turns out history knows a lot about Sarah Jessica Parker’s family tree. She’s a gold miner’s great-great-great-great-granddaughter with links to an accused witch. In case you missed any of the details of where Sarah Jessica went and what she saw, here they are, in a very small nutshell: Sarah Jessica starts her journey by talking… Read more