James Spader

Famous Kin of
James Spader

TV and Movie Actor


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Laurent Clerc

Co-Founder, American School for the Deaf

3rd great-grandfather

Richard Warren

Mayflower Passenger

10th great-grandfather

King Edward I

King of England

21st great-grandfather

King Henry III

King of England

22nd great-grandfather

Saher de Quincy

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Henry de Bohun

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

Robert de Vere

Magna Carta Surety

24th great-grandfather

William the Conqueror

King of England

27th great-grandfather

King Robert I

King of France

31st great-grandfather

Alfred the Great

King of the Anglo-Saxons

33rd great-grandfather

Charlemagne

King of the Franks

35th great-grandfather

Geoffrey Chaucer

English poet and author of The Canterbury Tales

16th great-granduncle via John Chaucer

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Henry Lee Higginson

Founder of the Boston Symphony Orchestra

1st cousin 3 times removed via Martha Hubbard Babcock

Henry Huttleston Rogers

Oil Tycoon

1st cousin 4 times removed via Henry Huttleston

Jane (Appleton) Pierce

First Lady of President Franklin Pierce

2nd cousin 5 times removed via Isaac Appleton Jr.

Sir Benjamin Thompson

Physicist and Inventor, aka Count Rumford

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Jonathan Thompson

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Ethan Allen

Revolutionary War Hero

2nd cousin 6 times removed via Joseph Hurlbut

General William Whipple

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

2nd cousin 7 times removed via Col. Samuel Appleton Jr.

Noah Webster

Published first American Dictionary

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Robert Webster

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Nicholas Gilman

Signer of the U.S. Constitution

3rd cousin 6 times removed via John Gilman

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John Hancock

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 6 times removed via Henry Prentice

Samuel Adams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Robert Walker

Samuel Prescott

Completed Paul Revere's Midnight Ride

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Sarah Goldstone

William Williams

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via John Porter

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Robert Treat Paine

Signer of the Declaration of Independence

3rd cousin 7 times removed via Richard Treat


James Spader photo by Thibault (CC BY-SA 2.0)