Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

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Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that premiered on March 25, 2012 on PBS. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a "book of life" that is compiled with information... read more

Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. is a documentary television series hosted by Henry Louis Gates Jr. that premiered on March 25, 2012 on PBS. In each episode, celebrities are presented with a "book of life" that is compiled with information researched by professional genealogists that allows them to view their ancestral histories, learn about familial connections and discover secrets about their lineage. The series was renewed for a fifth season that premiered on January 8, 2019 with guests including Paul Ryan, Seth Meyers, Sarah Silverman, Christiane Amanpour, Michael Moore, Marco Rubio, S. Epatha Merkerson, Joe Madison, Tig Notaro and Ann Curry.

Original Release

03/25/2012 on PBS

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Cast

Henry Louis Gates Self - Host (as Henry Louis Gates)
Henry Louis Gates Self (as Henry Louis Gates)
Henry Louis Gates
Henry Louis Gates Self - Host
Henry Louis Gates Self (as Henry Louis Gates) / Himself - Host
Henry Louis Gates Himself - Host / Self - Host (as Henry Louis Gates)
CeCe Moore Self
S. Epatha Merkerson Self
Angela Bassett Self
Marisa Tomei Self
(see additional cast & crew)
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# Title Air Date
1 Hollywood Royalty Tuesday, 08 October 2019
2 Off the Farm Tuesday, 15 October 2019
3 Homecomings Tuesday, 07 January 2020
4 This Land Is My Land Tuesday, 14 January 2020
5 Beyond the Pale Tuesday, 21 January 2020
6 Secrets & Lies Tuesday, 28 January 2020
7 Science Pioneers Tuesday, 04 February 2020
8 Slave Trade Tuesday, 11 February 2020
9 Italian Roots Tuesday, 18 February 2020
10 Criminal Kind Tuesday, 25 February 2020
11 Episode #6.11
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Directors

Hazel Gurland, Sabin Streeter, Jesse Sweet, Josh Gleason, Muriel Soenens, Jamila Wignot, Phil Bertelsen, Hannah Olson, Krista Whetstone, Lindsey Megrue

Writers

Henry Louis Gates

Cast

Henry Louis Gates Self - Host (as Henry Louis Gates)
Henry Louis Gates Self (as Henry Louis Gates)
Henry Louis Gates
Henry Louis Gates Self - Host
Henry Louis Gates Self (as Henry Louis Gates) / Himself - Host
Henry Louis Gates Himself - Host / Self - Host (as Henry Louis Gates)
CeCe Moore Self
S. Epatha Merkerson Self
Angela Bassett Self
Marisa Tomei Self
Alan Dershowitz Self
Tony Kushner Self
John Turturro Self
Sally Field Self
Tina Fey Self
Maya Rudolph Self
Jimmy Kimmel Self
Derek Jeter Self
Sting Self
George Stephanopoulos Self

Producers

Editors

Merril Stern, Bruce Shaw, Jim Isler, Ed Barteski, R.A. Fedde, Jamie Unruh, Ben Howard, Jenna Bliss, Brittany Kaplan, Seth Bomse, Kenneth Levis, Lisa Shreve, Emir Lewis, Nancy Novack, Michael Weingrad, Jessica Reynolds, Peter R. Livingston Jr., Ilya Chaiken

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