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Dick Clark

Ancestry of
Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host


Who was Dick Clark?

Dick Clark was an American radio and television host who is best known for hosting American Bandstand and ABC's Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve.

Famous Kin

Dick Clark is a direct descendant of Mayflower passenger Edward Fuller and Britain's King Edward I. This royal connection means that he is also kin to King Henry VIII and some of his wives. He also has kinship to the current royal family through Princess Diana.

Dick Clark has a number of U.S. Presidential kin including Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, and both Presidents Bush. His celebrity family connections include, but are not limited to, playwright Tennessee Williams, actor Humphrey Bogart, composer Cole Porter, actress Kyra Sedgwick, actor Christopher Reeve, actress Shirley Temple, actor Alan Ladd, and actress Jodie Foster.

Dick Clark also has a wide range of famous historical figures in his family tree. These include astronaut Alan Shepard, Mormon Church founder Joseph Smith, abolitionist John Brown, inventor Thomas Edison, and author Louisa May Alcott. Some infamous kin of his include murderer Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner, American traitor Benedict Arnold, Chicago Columbian Exposition serial killer Dr. H. H. Holmes, and failed President Reagan assassin John Hinckley Jr.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Dick Clark

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Michael Lookinland

TV Actor

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

20th cousin 1 time removed
via William de Ros

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

20th cousin
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

21st cousin
via Sir Gilbert de Clare

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Eudo la Zouche

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

18th cousin
via Sir Philip le Despencer

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Bob Moore

Co-Founder, Bob's Red Mill

19th cousin
via Sir John Howard

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir Ralph Neville

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Treat

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Parker Stevenson

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Thomas Stanley

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir James le Boteler

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DuBose Heyward

Author of Porgy (Porgy & Bess)

17th cousin
via Sir Walter Blount

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Paul Giamatti

TV and Movie Actor

18th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Fitzalan

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Louis Auchincloss

Author

16th cousin 1 time removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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A. Bartlett Giamatti

Major League Baseball Commissioner

18th cousin
via Richard Fitzalan

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Geena Davis

Movie and TV Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Paget Brewster

TV Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Robert Goushill

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Mary Winthrop Gooding

Prolific Mayflower Descendant

15th cousin 2 times removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Elizabeth Fitzalan

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

7th cousin 2 times removed
via Richard Treat

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Ray Stanton Avery

Founder, Avery Dennison Corp.

10th cousin 1 time removed
via Robert Fuller

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Nat Faxon

Actor, Comedian, Director and Screenwriter

9th cousin 1 time removed
via William Reed

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George Herbert

8th Earl of Carnarvon
Owner, Highclere Castle (aka Downton Abbey)

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Baldwin Freville

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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.


Dick Clark photo by Alan Light (CC BY 2.0)