Finding Your Roots
Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal
Season 1 Episode 6 | 51m 11s
Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the ancestral pasts of actors Robert Downey, Jr. and Maggie Gyllenhaal: two individuals whose family histories can be traced far back through the centuries.
Aired: 04/28/12 | Expired: 12/31/69 |
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Finding Your Roots: Season Eight
A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 4, 2022 at 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores fascinating ancestries and family mysteries for an array of notable guests.Read More
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