Bill Paxton

Famous Kin of
Bill Paxton

TV and Movie Actor


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General Elisha F. Paxton

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

2nd great-grandfather

Maj. Gen. Richard Gentry

War of 1812, Black Hawk and Seminole Wars

3rd great-grandfather

Sam Houston

1st President of the Republic of Texas

2nd cousin 4 times removed via John Paxton

Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Samuel Allen

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Ed Helms

TV and Movie Actor

4th cousin 1 time removed via Elisha Hays Paxton

Nathan Hale

America's First Spy

4th cousin 5 times removed via Samuel Allen

Clara Barton

Founder of the American Red Cross

5th cousin 5 times removed via Henry Cooke

J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

6th cousin 1 time removed via John Paxton

Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

6th cousin 3 times removed via Elisha Kibbe

Julius Sterling Morton

Founder of Arbor Day

6th cousin 4 times removed via Frances

Sara Paxton

TV and Movie Actress

7th cousin via Samuel Paxton

Roy Rogers

Cowboy movie actor and singer

7th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Kibbe

Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

7th cousin 2 times removed via Elisha Kibbe

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Gilbert Clifford Noble

Co-Founder of Barnes & Noble

7th cousin 2 times removed via William Hannum

Joy Morton

Founder of Morton Salt Company

7th cousin 3 times removed via Frances

Admiral George Dewey

Admiral of the Navy

7th cousin 3 times removed via Frances

Melvil Dewey

Inventor of the Dewey Decimal System

7th cousin 3 times removed via Frances

Lowell Thomas

Radio and TV Commentator

8th cousin 1 time removed via William Hannum

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via Frances

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

8th cousin 2 times removed via Frances

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Nancy (Davis) Reagan

First Lady of President Ronald Reagan

9th cousin via William Hannum

Howard Dean

79th Governor of Vermont

9th cousin via Ann

Lucille Ball

TV Actress - “I Love Lucy”

9th cousin 1 time removed via Isaac Cummings

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Mitt Romney

70th Governor of Massachusetts

9th cousin 1 time removed via William Hannum

Ernest Hemingway

Author of The Sun Also Rises

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Glenn Close

Movie, Television, and Stage Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Sarah Caldwell

1st Female Conductor of the Metropolitan Opera

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Jodie Foster

Movie Actress

9th cousin 1 time removed via George Phelps

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 1 time removed via Samuel Allen

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Allen

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Allen

Brooke Shields

Movie Actress and Model

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Allen

Oliver Platt

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Samuel Allen

Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

9th cousin 2 times removed via William Hannum

Ken Burns

Documentary Filmmaker

10th cousin via Frances

Ben Affleck

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Frances

Brian Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Frances

Dennis Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Frances

Carl Wilson

Co-Founder of The Beach Boys

10th cousin via Frances

Charlie Munger

Vice-Chairman of Berkshire Hathaway

10th cousin via Henry Cooke

Amy Grant

Christian/Pop Singer and Songwriter

10th cousin via George Phelps

Elisabeth Shue

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Frances

Andrew Shue

TV Actor

10th cousin via Frances

David Hyde Pierce

Stage, TV, and Movie Actor

10th cousin via Frances

Mizuo Peck

TV and Movie Actress

10th cousin via Frances


Bill Paxton photo by Gage Skidmore (CC BY 2.0)