Celebrities who are surprisingly related

POSTED: 1:21 AM Oct 26 2012   UPDATED: 2:00 AM Apr 29 2014

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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... according to the New England Genealogical Society, they are also 10th cousins once removed, linked by their common ancestor William Knowlton Jr., a bricklayer who came to the U.S. from England in the 1630s and settled in Ipswich, Mass.

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