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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.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Anna Gunn

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Ros

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

18th cousin 2 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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E. C. Segar

Cartoonist (Popeye creator)

15th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Robert Constable

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge

Theatre, TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Linda Ronstadt

Singer and Songwriter

11th cousin
via Nicholas Snow

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Warren G. Harding

29th U.S. President

9th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Harding

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Jonathan Bush

Co-founder and CEO of athenahealth

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Harding

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Billy Bush

TV Personality and Host

11th cousin 1 time removed
via Richard Harding

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

9th cousin 4 times removed
via Alexander Carpenter

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Richard Warren

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Maj. Gen. Leonard Wood

Leader of the Rough Riders

8th cousin 4 times removed
via Stephen Hopkins

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin
via Sir William de Ros

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

17th cousin 3 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

16th cousin
via Sir Robert Constable

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Endicott Peabody

62nd Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de Boteler

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Alexander Spotswood

Lieutenant Governor of Virginia

11th cousin 10 times removed
via Sir Robert de Holland

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

19th cousin 2 times removed
via William de Ros

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

14th cousin 3 times removed
via Sir Roger Wentworth

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William Fishback

17th Governor of Arkansas

16th cousin 4 times removed
via John de Mowbray

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James Merrill

Pulitzer Prize Winning Poet

8th cousin 2 times removed
via John Whitmarsh Jr.

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Edward Winn

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 3 times removed
via John Prescott

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 2 times removed
via Edward Spalding

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Lucia Chase

Co-Founder, American Ballet Theatre

8th cousin 3 times removed
via Lydia

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