Keri Russell

Famous Kin of
Keri Russell

TV and Movie Actress


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Robert Fitz Walter

Magna Carta Surety

23rd great-grandfather

William d'Aubeney

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Robert de Ros

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Roger le Bigod

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

27th great-grandfather

Richard de Clare

Magna Carta Surety

27th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

32nd great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

34th great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

37th great-grandfather

John Langdon

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Rev. Samuel Dudley

Bathsheba (Ruggles) Spooner

First woman executed for murder in U.S. by non-British government

4th cousin 7 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

4th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

5th cousin 6 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Amos Lincoln

Boston Tea Party Participant

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman

John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman

Nathaniel Gorham

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

5th cousin 7 times removed via Edward Gilman

Edmund Waller

English Poet and Politician

5th cousin 12 times removed via John Brome

Salmon P. Chase

Sec. of Treasury and Namesake of JP Morgan Chase

6th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

American “Fireside” Poet

6th cousin 5 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Elisha Otis

Founder of the Otis Elevator Company

6th cousin 6 times removed via Edward Gilman

Levi Lincoln

13th Governor of Massachusetts

6th cousin 6 times removed via Edward Gilman

Catherine Parr

6th Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 14 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Anne Boleyn

2nd Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via Sir John Howard

Catherine Howard

5th Wife of King Henry VIII

6th cousin 15 times removed via Sir John Howard

Dr. H. H. Holmes

Serial Killer aka “Devil in the White City”

7th cousin 3 times removed via Rev. Samuel Dudley

Willis Carrier

Inventor of Air Conditioning

7th cousin 3 times removed via John Leavitt

Colonel Robert Gould Shaw

Principal character of film Glory portrayed by Matthew Broderick

7th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

John Brown

American Abolitionist

7th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

William Marsh Rice

Founder of Rice University

7th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

7th cousin 4 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Abraham Lincoln

16th U.S. President

7th cousin 5 times removed via Edward Gilman

Pete Seeger

American Folk Singer

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leavitt

Burl Ives

Singer and Actor

8th cousin 2 times removed via John Leavitt

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Tennessee Williams

Author of A Streetcar Named Desire

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Robert Frost

Poet and Playwright

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Louis Auchincloss

Author

8th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

John Kerry

68th U.S. Secretary of State

8th cousin 3 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Leverett Saltonstall

55th Governor of Massachusetts

8th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Alan Shepard

Mercury and Apollo Astronaut

9th cousin 1 time removed via Rev. Samuel Dudley

Humphrey Bogart

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

James Sherman

27th U.S. Vice-President

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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Alan Ladd

Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

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George Hamilton

TV and Movie Actor

9th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Dick Clark

Radio and TV Host

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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John Adams Morgan

1952 Olympic Sailing Gold Medalist

9th cousin 2 times removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Edith (Carow) Roosevelt

First Lady of President Theodore Roosevelt

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Wilbur Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Orville Wright

Wright Brothers - Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Juliette Gordon Low

Founder of the Girl Scouts

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Henry Fonda

Movie Actor

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Amelia Earhart

Aviation Pioneer

9th cousin 3 times removed via Edward Gilman

Christopher Reeve

Movie Actor

10th cousin via Rev. Samuel Dudley

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Gerald Ford

38th U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

Herbert Hoover

31st U.S. President

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

James Spader

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gilman Jr.

J. K. Simmons

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Bill Weld

68th Governor of Massachusetts

10th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Jane Fonda

Movie Actress

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman

Thomas Edmund Dewey

47th Governor of New York

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman

Peter Fonda

TV and Movie Actor

10th cousin 2 times removed via Edward Gilman

Rev. George Burroughs

Executed for Witchcraft, Salem 1692

10th cousin 11 times removed via Sir John Howard

Kyra Sedgwick

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Sally Field

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Edward Gilman Jr.

James Taylor

Singer-Songwriter

11th cousin via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Anna Faris

TV and Movie Actress

11th cousin via Gov. Thomas Dudley

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George H. W. Bush

41st U.S. President

11th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gilman

Kate Upton

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Cover Model

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Paget Brewster

TV Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Zac Efron

Movie Actor

11th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gilman

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John Cena

Movie Actor and WWE Pro Wrestler

11th cousin 1 time removed via Gov. Thomas Dudley

Bridget Fonda

Movie Actress

11th cousin 1 time removed via Edward Gilman

Sir Winston Churchill

Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

11th cousin 2 times removed via Thomas Thorne

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George W. Bush

43rd U.S. President

12th cousin via Edward Gilman

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Jeb Bush

43rd Governor of Florida

12th cousin via Edward Gilman

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Sarah Palin

9th Governor of Alaska

12th cousin via Edward Gilman

Rutherford B. Hayes

19th U.S. President

12th cousin 4 times removed via John Denton

Marshall Field

Founder of Marshall Field & Co.

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Brome

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Lt. Gen. James Brudenell

Leader of the “Charge of the Light Brigade”

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Brome

Eugene Foss

45th Governor of Massachusetts

12th cousin 5 times removed via John Brome

Charles Carroll

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

12th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Hugh Shirley

Daniel Carroll

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

12th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Hugh Shirley

John Carroll

Founder of Georgetown University

12th cousin 7 times removed via Sir Hugh Shirley

Princess Diana

Princess of Wales

13th cousin via Thomas Thorne

Prince William

Duke of Cambridge

13th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Thorne

Prince Harry

Duke of Sussex

13th cousin 1 time removed via Thomas Thorne

Helen Keller

Author and Activist

13th cousin 3 times removed via John Denton

Helen (Herron) Taft

First Lady of President William H. Taft

13th cousin 4 times removed via John Brome

Ray Bradbury

Author of The Martian Chronicles

14th cousin 2 times removed via John Denton

Tuesday Weld

TV and Movie Actress

14th cousin 3 times removed via John Brome

Francis Scott Key

Author of “The Star Spangled Banner”

14th cousin 5 times removed via Sir Hugh Shirley

Fletcher Christian

Leader of the mutiny on the Bounty

14th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Abigail (Smith) Adams

First Lady of President John Adams

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Marmion

Thomas Jefferson

3rd U.S. President and Signer of the Declaration of Independence

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Howard

Samuel Howard

Boston Tea Party Participant

14th cousin 7 times removed via Sir John Howard

Carole Lombard

Movie Actress

15th cousin 1 time removed via John Denton

John McCain

U.S. Senator from Arizona

15th cousin 2 times removed via John Brome

Richard Henry Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Francis Lightfoot Lee

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

15th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

John Quincy Adams

6th U.S. President

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Marmion

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Henry Lee III

9th Governor of Virginia

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Howard

Meriwether Lewis

Lewis and Clark Expedition

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Marmion

John Marshall

4th Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

15th cousin 6 times removed via Sir John Howard

Linda Hamilton

TV and Movie Actress

16th cousin via John Denton

Ethan Hawke

Actor, Director, Screenwriter, Novelist

16th cousin via John Denton

Richard Hatch

TV and Movie Actor

16th cousin via John Denton

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Bob Taft

67th Governor of Ohio

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

Marie-Chantal Miller

Crown Princess of Greece

16th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

Charles A. Pillsbury

Co-Founder of C.A. Pillsbury Co.

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Charles Darwin

Theory of Evolution

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Thomas Sim Lee

2nd and 7th Governor of Maryland

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Lewis Carroll

Author of Alice in Wonderland

16th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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General Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

James Russell Lowell

American “Fireside” Poet

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

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Horace Gray

U.S. Supreme Court Justice

16th cousin 5 times removed via Sir John Howard

Cara Delevingne

Fashion Model and Movie Actress

17th cousin 1 time removed via John Brome

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Thomas Hunt Morgan

Nobel Prize Winner in Physiology or Medicine

17th cousin 2 times removed via Sir Hugh Shirley

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Queen Elizabeth II

Queen of the United Kingdom

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

William Howard Taft

27th U.S. President

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Edward Lloyd V

13th Governor of Maryland

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

E. M. Forster

English Novelist

17th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Fitzhugh Lee

40th Governor of Virginia

17th cousin 4 times removed via Sir John Howard

Judy Garland

Singer and Movie Actress

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Benedict Cumberbatch

Movie, Television and Stage Actor

18th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

32nd U.S. President

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Marmion

Walt Disney

Co-Founder of The Walt Disney Company

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

John D. Rockefeller

Founder of the Standard Oil Company

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Edith (Bolling) Wilson

First Lady of President Woodrow Wilson

18th cousin 3 times removed via Sir John Howard

Elizabeth Montgomery

TV Actress - “Bewitched”

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Camilla Parker Bowles

Duchess of Cornwall

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Frank Lloyd Wright

American Architect

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Sandra Day O'Connor

First Female U.S. Supreme Court Justice

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Liza Minnelli

Singer and Actress

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Henry Lloyd

40th Governor of Maryland

19th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Lou (Henry) Hoover

First Lady of President Herbert Hoover

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Jake Gyllenhaal

Movie Actor

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Maggie Gyllenhaal

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Upton Sinclair

Pulitzer Prize Winning Novelist

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Tilda Swinton

Movie Actress

19th cousin 2 times removed via Sir John Howard

Tom Hanks

Movie Actor

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Guy Ritchie

British Filmmaker

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Sarah Ferguson

Duchess of York

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Hugh Grant

Movie Actor

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Kit Harington

TV Actor - “Game of Thrones”

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Mickey Rourke

Movie Actor

20th cousin via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Catherine Middleton

Duchess of Cambridge

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

Nelson Rockefeller

41st U.S. Vice-President

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

Anne Baxter

Movie Actress

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Grey of Rotherfield

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Ted Danson

TV Actor - “Cheers”, “CSI”

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

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Story Musgrave

NASA Astronaut

20th cousin 1 time removed via Sir John Howard

Ellen DeGeneres

Comedienne and TV Personality

21st cousin via Sir John Howard

Carly Fiorina

CEO of Hewlett-Packard

21st cousin via Sir John Howard

Mary Chapin Carpenter

Singer and Songwriter

21st cousin via Sir John Howard

Edward Norton

Movie Actor

21st cousin via Sir John Howard


Keri Russell photo by Caroline Bonarde Ucci (CC BY 3.0)