Celebrities who are surprisingly related

Published On: Oct 26 2012 12:21:19 AM CDT   Updated On: Aug 13 2014 09:14:31 AM CDT

Family trees are often full of surprises, but nowhere more than with celebrities. Join us for a surprising look at which stars have other stars for cousins, uncles, aunts and beyond.

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Actor and comedian Robin Williams, who was found dead Monday of an apparent suicide, apparently had a famous politician in his ancestry. He was born Robin McLaurin Williams, with his middle name honoring his great-great-grandfather, Anselm J. McLaurin, who was governor of Mississippi from 1896-1900, according to the Mississippi Department of Archives. But when it comes to Hollywood, he's hardly the only star to have surprising family connections to other famous people.


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