Julia Roberts Isn’t ACTUALLY Julia “Roberts”?? – Finding Your Roots

4 January 2023
by Ancestry® Team

Julia Roberts discovers her ACTUAL great-great-grandfather and gets a new last name, on Finding Your Roots with Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

“Is my is my head on straight still? Am I facing you?”

Actor Julia Roberts was about to uncover a secret hidden deep in the branches of her father’s family tree. The story begins with her great-grandfather, John Roberts, and with his mother a woman named Rhoda Suttle.

“You ever hear that name?”


“Well I want to tell you about it. Would you please turn the page….”

Watch the video to learn more.