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Linda Hamilton

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Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress


Who is Linda Hamilton?

Linda Hamilton is an American television and movie actress. She is probably best known for her roles in The Terminator movie series and Beauty and the Beast television series. She has been nominated for a number of awards including three Golden Globes. In 1992 she won two MTV Movie Awards for Best Female Performance and Most Desirable Female for her role in Terminator 2: Judgment Day.

Famous Kin

Linda Hamilton is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger William Brewster. She is also a direct descendant of Mary (Perkins) Bradbury who was convicted of witchcraft at the Salem Witch Trials in 1692. Her presidential kin include Presidents John Adams, John Quincy Adams, Chester Arthur, Millard Fillmore, Zachary Taylor, Grover Cleveland, Ulysses S. Grant, and a number of others.

Linda Hamilton can claim kinship to the current British royal family through connections to Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II, and Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge. She can also count two wives of King Henry VIII as cousins, Jane Seymour and Anne Boleyn. Literary kin include poet Ralph Waldo Emerson, Louisa May Alcott, Clarence Day, Thomas Pynchon, Emily Dickinson , Tennessee Williams, Ernest Hemingway, John Seinbeck, Oliver Platt, and others.

A number of Hollywood greats can be found in Linda Hamilton's family tree that include, but is not limited to, Katharine Hepburn, Humphrey Bogart, Richard Gere, Shirley Temple, Raquel Welch, Bing Crosby, Clint Eastwood, Christopher Reeve, Bette Davis, Vincent Price, and Anthony Perkins. Her fellow TV stars include Lucille Ball, Paget Brewster, Kyra Sedgwick, Amy Poehler, Ted Danson, and Elizabeth Montgomery.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Linda Hamilton

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Benton MacKaye

Co-Founder, Appalachian Trail

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Samuel P. Goddard

12th Governor of Arizona

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Bangs

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Samuel P. Goddard

12th Governor of Arizona

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Emma Eames

Opera Singer

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Emma Eames

Opera Singer

16th cousin 4 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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Clare Eames

Silent Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Clare Eames

Silent Movie Actress

17th cousin 3 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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Clare Eames

Silent Movie Actress

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Myron H. Avery

Co-Founder, Appalachian Trail

8th cousin 5 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Rob Cantor

Singer and Songwriter

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Rob Cantor

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Ann Lloyd

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

21st cousin
via Ralph de Stafford

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

21st cousin
via Sir Geoffrey le Scrope

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

12th cousin
via William Brewster

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

17th cousin
via Sir Lionel de Welles

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Stephen Tracy

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

17th cousin
via Sir Robert Constable

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Nicholas Snow

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Zach Snyder

Filmmaker

20th cousin
via Sir William de Aton

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Ann Morgan Guilbert

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed
via William Brewster

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Ann Morgan Guilbert

TV and Movie Actress

9th cousin 2 times removed
via William Addis

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Bangs

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Bangs

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Richard Gere

Movie Actor

10th cousin 3 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

11th cousin 2 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Linda Hamilton photo by Matthew Simoneau (CC BY 2.0)