Anna Gunn

Ancestry of
Anna Gunn

TV and Movie Actress

Who is Anna Gunn?

Anna Gunn is an American television and movie actress. She is probably best known for her role as Skyler White on AMC’s television drama Breaking Bad. Anna Gunn has been nominated for a number of acting awards. She’s won two Primetime Emmy Awards for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in both 2013 and 2014. A couple of her more recent films include Equity (2016) and Sully (2016).

Famous Kin

Anna Gunn is a descendant of Mayflower passengers Richard Warren, William Bradford, and Stephen Hopkins. She is also a descendant of William Rufus Day, the 36th U. S. Secretary of State. Anna Gunn’s U.S. Presidential kin include George Washington, John Adams, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, Franklin Pierce, Ulysses S. Grant, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Theodore Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore, William Howard Taft, Herbert Hoover, Calvin Coolidge, Warren G. Harding, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter and both Presidents Bush. Her family connections to the current royal family include the late Princess Diana, Queen Elizabeth II, Catherine Middleton, Duchess of Cambridge, and Sarah Ferguson, Duchess of York.

Anna Gunn has a number of fellow celebrities in her family tree. These include Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn, Taylor Swift, Bing Crosby, Christopher Reeve, Raquel Welch, Shirley Temple, Matt Damon, Sally Field, Orson Welles, Chrisopher Lloyd, John Lithgow, Anderson Cooper, Johnny Carson, and many others. Some of her more notable historical kin include Declaration of Independence signer Samuel Adams, American Revolution traitor Benedict Arnold, author and poet Henry David Thoreau, women’s rights advocate Susan B. Anthony, inventor Thomas Edison, aviation pioneers Orville and Wilbur Wright, and many others.

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Anna Gunn photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY-SA 2.0)