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Hugh Hefner

Ancestry of
Hugh Hefner

Founder of Playboy Magazine


The family tree for Hugh Hefner is still in progress.

The family tree for Hugh Hefner should not be considered exhaustive or authoritative. Oftentimes the family trees listed as still in progress have derived from research into famous people who have a kinship to this person. Research devoted solely to this person has either not yet taken place or it is currently in progress. As with all family trees on this website, the sources for each ancestor are listed on the family group pages so that you can personally judge the reliability of the information.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Hugh Hefner

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Diane Brewster

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 1 time removed
via Thomas Bradford

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Lyman Spitzer

Astronomer and Theoretical Physicist

8th cousin
via William Bradford Jr.

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Henry P. Baldwin

15th Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 3 times removed
via Alice Carpenter

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

8th cousin 3 times removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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James B. Conant

President of Harvard University

7th cousin 1 time removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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Ali Wentworth

TV Actress and Comedienne

8th cousin 1 time removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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Kristen Wiig

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Ann B. Davis

TV Actress

8th cousin 1 time removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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William Henry Moore

Co-Founder, U.S. Steel and Nabisco

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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Tia Mowry

TV Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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Tamera Mowry

TV Actress

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Thomas Richards

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Jackson Browne

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin
via Samuel Chapin

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James B. A. Robertson

4th Governor of Oklahoma

8th cousin
via William Bradford Jr.

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Dewey F. Bartlett

19th Governor of Oklahoma

10th cousin
via Thomas Bliss

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Shannon Woodward

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Thomas Bliss

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Bill Gates

Founder of Microsoft

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Eva Marie Saint

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin
via Alice Carpenter

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William Woodbridge

2nd Governor of Michigan

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Thomas Bourne

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William Woodbridge

2nd Governor of Michigan

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Deming

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Roger Nash Baldwin

Co-Founder of the ACLU

10th cousin
via Alexander Carpenter

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George Winston

New Age Pianist

9th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Raymond

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Tom Brokaw

TV Journalist and Author

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Tony Dow

TV Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed
via William Bradford Jr.

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Alice French

(aka Octave Thanet)
Novelist and Short Story Writer

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Marcus Morton

16th and 18th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 4 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

View entire list of famous kin for Hugh Hefner

Please note: The ancestor reports on this website have been compiled from thousands of different sources, many over 100 years old. These sources are attached to each ancestor so that you can personally judge their reliability. As with any good genealogical research, if you discover a link to your own family tree, consider it a starting point for further research. It is always preferable to locate primary records where possible. FamousKin.com cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy and reliability of these sources.


Hugh Hefner photo by Alan Light (CC BY 2.0)