Finding Your Roots: Season 5TV Series/Reality
Box Office: $0.0M
PRINCIPAL CASTHenry Louis Gates, Jr.
DIRECTORSabin Streeter, Hazel Gurland-Pooler, Krista Whetstone
WRITERHenry Louis Gates, Jr.
Finding Your Roots, Season 5 Renowned Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr. weaves together genealogical detective work with cutting-edge DNA analysis to trace the ancestry of a diverse array of trailblazing public figures. The result is a captivating cross-section of history, illustrating that diversity is both America's strength and its constant. Over the course of 10 one-hour episodes, we see that each guest's family tree is filled with compelling characters - slaves and kings, artists and entrepreneurs, abandoned children and missing parents, revolutionaries, visionaries, and a wealth of ordinary individuals who lived remarkable lives. This fifth season of FINDING YOUR ROOTS features a host of celebrated guests including actors Laura Linney, Marisa Tomei, and Michael K. Williams; authors George R.R. Martin and Sheryl Sandberg; journalists Christiane Amanpour and Joe Madison; athlete and television personality Michael Strahan; artists Marina Abramovic and Alejandro G. IÃ±Ã¡rritu; politicians Tulsi Gabbard, Marco Rubio, and Paul Ryan; and comedians Seth Meyers, Andy Samberg, and Sarah Silverman.