Which A-List Actor Is A Distant Cousin Of Abraham Lincoln?
Actor Daniel Day Lewis might be portraying the Great Emancipator in the new film Lincoln, but it’s a-list star George Clooney who is a real descendant of the former president Abraham Lincoln!
Thanks to some in-depth digging from Ancestry.com, the site discovered that Clooney and Lincoln are half-first cousins, five times removed, by the way of Lincoln’s maternal grandmother Lucy Hanks.
We knew Clooney had a famous bloodline with his aunt being famed singer Rosemary Clooney, but who knew he also had some Presidential lineage as well? Can you see the family resemblance?
Click here to see the exact family tree connecting Clooney and President Lincoln and listen to the full entertainment report below.