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Tilda Swinton

Ancestry of
Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress


Who is Tilda Swinton?

Tilda Swinton is a British actress who has performed in over 70 films. She has been nominated for numerous awards including an Academy Award, BAFTA Awards, European Film Awards, Golden Globes, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Saturn Awards, and others. Among the awards that she won are a European Film Award for Best Actress (2011 – We Need to Talk About Kevin), two BAFTA Awards for Best Actress in a Supporting Role (2007 - Michael Clayton) and Best Actress in a Leading Role (2003 - Young Adam), and an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress (2007 - Michael Clayton).

Famous Kin

Tilda Swinton’s ancestry is loaded with royalty. She’s a direct descendant of King Edward I and has family connections to King Henry VIII and at least four of his wives. She also has ties to the current royal family through the late Princess Diana, the Duchess of York Sarah Ferguson, and the Duchess of Cornwall Camilla Parker Bowles. Her U.S. Presidential kin include George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Quincy Adams, William Henry Harrison, Zachary Taylor, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B. Hayes, Grover Cleveland, Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Richard Nixon, and both Presidents Bush.

Fellow celebrities that are found in Tilda Swinton’s family tree include Guy Ritchie, Hugh Grant, Johnny Mercer, Ted Danson, Ann Baxter, Paget Brewster, Joanne Woodward, Tennessee Williams, Walt Disney, Katharine Hepburn, and numerous others.


Some of the most recently added connections of famous kin for Tilda Swinton

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin
via Sir William de Ros

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Hugh I de Audley

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Frank G. Allen

51st Governor of Massachusetts

18th cousin
via John de Mowbray

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

20th cousin
via Edward I, King of England

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Eleanor of Castile

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

17th cousin 2 times removed
via Ralph de Stafford

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

18th cousin 3 times removed
via Henry III, King of England

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

16th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Melville Fuller

8th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

15th cousin 6 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Rev. John Whittingham

(c1616 - 1639)
Great Migration Immigrant 1637

11th cousin 9 times removed
via Sir Alan la Zouche

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

17th cousin 4 times removed
via Henry III, King of England

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

15th cousin 5 times removed
via Henry Plantagenet

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Samuel Cony

31st Governor of Maine

14th cousin 7 times removed
via Richard FitzAlan

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Charlie Baker

72nd Governor of Massachusetts

19th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John Howard

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed
via Katherine Roet

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin
via Sir Thomas de Holand

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir William de la Pole

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Katherine Pabenham

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Ralph Basset

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed
via Sir Thomas Mowbray

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Margot Kidder

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin 2 times removed
via Sir John Grey

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

17th cousin 3 times removed
via Katherine Roet

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

17th cousin 1 time removed
via John of Gaunt

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin
via Henry Plantagenet

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Brian Forster

TV Actor

20th cousin 1 time removed
via Bartholomew de Badlesmere

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Tilda Swinton photo by Nicolas Genin (CC BY-SA 2.0)