Glenn Close

Famous Kin of
Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress


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Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

2nd cousin 1 time removed via Charles Arthur Moore

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Joseph Strong

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Nehemiah Allen

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

4th cousin 7 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

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Levi Parsons Morton

22nd U.S. Vice-President

5th cousin 5 times removed via John Strong

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Harriet Beecher Stowe

Author of Uncle Tom’s Cabin

5th cousin 5 times removed via William Holton

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

6th cousin via Ozias Strong

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J.P. Morgan

American Banker and Art Collector

6th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Woodford

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Lewis Henry Morgan

Pioneering Anthropologist

6th cousin 4 times removed via William Holton

Henry Wells

Co-Founder of American Express and Wells Fargo and Co.

6th cousin 5 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Robert Blott

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J.P. Morgan, Jr.

American Banker and Philanthropist

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Woodford

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Woodford

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Lucy (Webb) Hayes

First Lady of President Rutherford B. Hayes

7th cousin 3 times removed via William Holton

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Frederick Upton

Co-Founder of Whirlpool Corporation

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

Lillian Gish

Stage, TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Strong

John Wellborn Root

1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition Architect

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Frank W. Woolworth

Founder of F.W. Woolworth Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

7th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

Samuel Pierpont Langley

Astronomer and Aviation Pioneer

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

Eliphalet Remington

Founder of Remington Arms Company

7th cousin 4 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Emily Dickinson

American Poet

7th cousin 4 times removed via Robert Blott

Samuel Colt

Inventor of the Colt Revolver

7th cousin 4 times removed via Thomas Ford

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

8th cousin via Joseph Strong

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Strong

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Strong

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

8th cousin 1 time removed via Joseph Strong

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Henry Sturgis Morgan

Co-Founder of Morgan Stanley

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Katharine Hepburn

Movie Actress

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

8th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Dr. Hawley H. Crippen

Murderer in Erik Larson's “Thunderstruck”

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Strong

Grover Cleveland

22nd and 24th U.S. President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

Charles Dawes

30th U.S. Vice-President

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

8th cousin 3 times removed via Elizabeth Charde

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Erle Stanley Gardner

Author of the Perry Mason series

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

8th cousin 3 times removed via Thomas Ford

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Dr. Benjamin Spock

American Pediatrician and Author on Child Care

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

9th cousin 1 time removed via Ann

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Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Thomas Pynchon

American Novelist

9th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Barbara Hutton

Socialite (aka “Poor Little Rich Girl”)

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Woodford

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

9th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Ford

Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

10th cousin via Thomas Woodford

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

10th cousin via Samuel Allen

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Samuel Allen

John Lithgow

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Thomas Woodford

Harry Chapin

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via Thomas Woodford

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via Thomas Woodford

Mark David Chapman

Assassinated John Lennon

10th cousin via John Strong

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via John Strong

Clint Eastwood

TV & Film Actor and Director

10th cousin 1 time removed via Elizabeth Charde

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

George Kennedy

Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Ford

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

10th cousin 1 time removed via John Strong

Matt Damon

Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Woodford

Shirley Temple

Movie Actress

11th cousin via Elizabeth Charde

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Thomas Ford

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Thomas Ford

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

11th cousin via Thomas Ford

Mike Huckabee

44th Governor of Arkansas

11th cousin via Thomas Ford

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

11th cousin via Thomas Ford

James Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Robert Blott

Josh Brolin

TV and Movie Actor

11th cousin 2 times removed via Robert Blott