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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, 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?

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Click here to see the exact family tree connecting Clooney and President Lincoln and listen to the full entertainment report below.

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