To the Manor Born
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the privileged lineages that claim actor Glenn Close and director John Waters as descendants, introducing ancestors who are as bold and independent as they are.
Since the premiere of his groundbreaking series, African American Lives, in 2006 through the first two seasons of Finding Your Roots, noted Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has unearthed the family histories of influential people helping shape our national identity.
Finding Your Roots Episodes
Finding Your Roots Extras
S7 Ep1 | 1m 23s
John Waters learns how his family fortune came to be.
S7 Ep1 | 1m 19s
John Waters talks about his grandparents' secret divorce.
S7 Ep1 | 44s
John Waters knew from an early age he wanted to work in entertainment.
S7 Ep1 | 54s
Glenn Close learns that she is directly related to Princess Diana.
S7 Ep1 | 1m 8s
Glenn Close discovers that the Quakers disowned her ancestor.
S7 Ep1 | 41s
Glenn Close recalls her grandmother's great spirit.
The new season premieres Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. ET on PBS.
S7 Ep1 | 32s
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. discovers the lineages that claim Glenn Close and John Waters.
A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres on January 19 at 8/7c!