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Wil Wheaton

Ancestry of
Wil Wheaton

TV and Movie Actor


Who is Wil Wheaton?

Wil Wheaton is an American television and movie actor who is probably best known for his role as Wesley Crusher in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation. More recently he has portrayed himself in a recurring role on the CBS sitcom The Big Bang Theory. He was born Richard William Wheaton (III).

Famous Kin

Wil Wheaton is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke. He has kinship to the current royal family through a connection to Princess Diana. U.S. Presidential kin include William Howard Taft, Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and both Presidents Bush.

Wil Wheaton has a number of fellow celebrities that are in his family tree including, but not limited to, Christian pop signer Amy Grant, actor Henry Fonda, Chef and TV personality Julia Child, actor Anthony Perkins, folk singer Peter Seeger, actor Vincent Price, and possibly actress Marilyn Monroe. Literary kin for Wil Wheaton include poet William Cullen Bryant, author Horatio Alger, and author Laura Ingalls-Wilder.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Wil Wheaton

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Brewster H. Shaw

NASA Astronaut

10th cousin 2 times removed
via Francis Cooke

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Lizzie Doten

American Poet

6th cousin 6 times removed
via Francis Cooke

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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Tyler Toney

Dude Perfect YouTuber

11th cousin
via Experience Mitchell

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Tyler Toney

Dude Perfect YouTuber

11th cousin
via Thomas Hayward

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Tyler Toney

Dude Perfect YouTuber

10th cousin 2 times removed
via John Howard

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Experience Mitchell

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

5th cousin 6 times removed
via Thomas Hayward

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Isaac Taylor Tichenor

President of Auburn University

6th cousin 4 times removed
via John Howard

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Gary Herbert

17th Governor of Utah

9th cousin 1 time removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

6th cousin 5 times removed
via Thomas Hayward

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William Rush Merriam

11th Governor of Minnesota

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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William B. Washburn

28th Governor of Massachusetts

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Emory Washburn

22nd Governor of Massachusetts

4th cousin 6 times removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Peter T. Washburn

31st Governor of Vermont

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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John Ritter

TV and Movie Actor

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Jacques Mahieu

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Kristen Wiig

TV and Movie Actress

12th cousin 1 time removed
via Francis Cooke

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

5th cousin 5 times removed
via John Washburn Jr.

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Enoch Pratt

Founder of Enoch Pratt Free Library

5th cousin 5 times removed
via Samuel Packard

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William Ames

(c1605 - 1653/4)
Great Migration Immigrant 1640

10th great-grandfather

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

7th cousin 5 times removed
via Francis Cooke

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Lizzie Borden

Accused Murderess

8th cousin 3 times removed
via William Ames

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Raquel Welch

Movie Actress

10th cousin 1 time removed
via William Ames

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John Batterson Stetson

Inventor of the Cowboy Hat

7th cousin 4 times removed
via William Ames

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Wil Wheaton photo by Wil Wheaton (CC BY-SA 3.0)