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Who Do You Think You Are? Season 5 Episodes

13 Episodes 2014 - 2014

Episode 1

Cynthia Nixon

Wed, Jul 23, 2014 60 mins

Actor Cynthia Nixon explores the history of her father's side of the family, which reveals an ancestral mystery of deceit and murder.

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Episode 2

Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Wed, Jul 30, 2014 60 mins

Actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson is shocked to learn of his great-grandfather's hustling ways during the Gilded Age, especially when he assumes his family never did anything noteworthy.

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Episode 3

Rachel McAdams

Wed, Aug 6, 2014 60 mins

Actor Rachel McAdams and her sister discover they have an English ancestor who came from a privileged background, and learn the reasons for their Canadian roots.

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Episode 4

Valerie Bertinelli

Wed, Aug 13, 2014 60 mins

Actor Valerie Bertinelli discovers that she is descended from royalty that goes back several centuries.

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Episode 5

Kelsey Grammer

Wed, Aug 20, 2014 60 mins

Actor Kelsey Grammer explores his grandmother's family, and learns of one ancestor's tortured past in addition to discovering a connection to one of American history's most notable migrations.

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Episode 6

Julie Chen

Sun, Mar 8, 2015 60 mins

In the season premiere, Julie Chen travels to China to visit her maternal grandfather's birthplace and chart his career as a successful businessman.

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Episode 7

Josh Groban

Sun, Mar 15, 2015 60 mins

Singer Josh Groban researches his mother's side of the family in 17th-century Germany, and finds an ancestor who was at odds with the church.

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Episode 8

Angie Harmon

Sun, Mar 22, 2015 60 mins

Angie Harmon learns about an ancestor who fought under George Washington.

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Episode 9

Sean Hayes

Sun, Mar 29, 2015 60 mins

Actor Sean Hayes goes to Ireland to research his family history, and looks for clues about his estranged father's troubled past.

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Episode 10

Tony Goldwyn

Sun, Apr 5, 2015 60 mins

Actor Tony Goldwyn investigates his mother's side of the family and discovers a history of civil-rights activism and an advocacy for westward expansion.

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Episode 11

America Ferrera

Sun, Apr 12, 2015 60 mins

America Ferrera learns about her great-grandfather's pivotal role in Honduran history, and seeks a connection to the father she hardly knew.

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Episode 12

Bill Paxton

Sun, Apr 19, 2015 60 mins

Actor Bill Paxton investigates an ancestor's role in the American Revolution.

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Episode 13

Melissa Etheridge

Sun, Apr 26, 2015 60 mins

In the Season 6 finale, singer Melissa Etheridge explores her French roots and finds a scandalous lawsuit; and discovers an adventurous ancestor in the American colonies.

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