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Actors and Movie Stars with Royal Ancestry

Actors and Movie Stars with Royal Ancestry
Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants

The new Second Edition of The Royal Descents of 900 Immigrants to the American Colonies, Quebec, or the United States abounds with movie and stage actors (and a few director/actors) who are descended from royal forebears. Most, but not all, are of British provenance. Could you be related to one of them? Here’s the list: Fred Astaire, Noel Coward, Benedict Cumberbatch, Olivia de Havilland, Ralph Fiennes, Jean-Luc Godard, Cary Grant, Hugh Grant, “Jake” and Maggie Gyllenhaal, Angelica Huston, John Huston, Walter Huston, Peter Lawford, Madonna, Raymond Massey, Liam Neeson, David Niven, Sean Penn, Oliver Platt, Nancy Davis Reagan, Ronald Reagan, Lynn Redgrave, Michael Redgrave, Vanessa Redgrave, Ralph Richarson, Tony Richardson, Peter Sarsgaard, Brooke Shields, Elizabeth Taylor, Olivia Wilde, and Michael Wilding.

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