Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
52:03

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Jane Turner

Season 8 Episode 7 SBS October 25, 2016

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Best known for her alter ego Kath Day-Knight from the hugely popular Kath and Kim series, Jane Turner is an icon of Australian comedy. Her paternal line takes Jane back to her ...

Best known for her alter ego Kath Day-Knight from the hugely popular Kath and Kim series, Jane Turner is an icon of Australian comedy. Her paternal line takes Jane back to her three-times-great grandfather, who was one of Western Australia's pioneering British settlers. Jane will uncover the desire that drove her wealthy ancestor to endure incessant misfortune. Then, uncovering her father's actions as a fighter pilot in the Korean War takes Jane inside the Demilitarised Zone on the border of North Korea.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Patti Newton

Season 9 Episode 8 SBS June 5, 2018

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Patti Newton is one of Australia's most recognisable faces. She's been performing since the age of four and has always wondered where her love of performing came from. These ...

Patti Newton is one of Australia's most recognisable faces. She's been performing since the age of four and has always wondered where her love of performing came from. These days, Patti's greatest joy in life is her four grandchildren. However, she knows very little regarding her paternal grandmother and is determined to find out why she was never spoken of.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Rodger Corser

Season 10 Episode 8 SBS June 18, 2019

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Actor Rodger Corser rose to fame for his roles in the award-winning crime series Underbelly and the critically acclaimed Glitch, and for the series lead on Doctor, Doctor. But ...

Actor Rodger Corser rose to fame for his roles in the award-winning crime series Underbelly and the critically acclaimed Glitch, and for the series lead on Doctor, Doctor. But while Rodger is comfortable donning the mask of a character, exploring his own identity is a little more daunting.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Troy Cassar-Daley

Season 11 Episode 8 SBS July 7, 2020

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On a quest to to find his ancestral homeland, country music icon Troy Cassar Daley will finally bridge the gap between his two cultural worlds.

On a quest to to find his ancestral homeland, country music icon Troy Cassar Daley will finally bridge the gap between his two cultural worlds.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): John Howard

Season 5 Episode 8 SBS May 21, 2013

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Actor John Howard sees his recent move back to a rural life as a reconnection with his childhood memories of visits to the farms of both his grandfathers. While he was very ...

Actor John Howard sees his recent move back to a rural life as a reconnection with his childhood memories of visits to the farms of both his grandfathers. While he was very close to his maternal grandfather, his paternal grandfather, Cecil Howard, was somewhat of an enigma.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Paul McDermott

Season 6 Episode 8 SBS August 26, 2014

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Entertainer Paul McDermott found fame with The Doug Anthony All-Stars and Good News Week. In more recent years he has stepped out of the limelight to pursue his passion for ...

Entertainer Paul McDermott found fame with The Doug Anthony All-Stars and Good News Week. In more recent years he has stepped out of the limelight to pursue his passion for art. But Paul's family history remains something of a blank canvas. Paul knows that his mum, Betty, was adopted and raised by relatives. But mystery surrounds the circumstances, and Betty's adoptive parents died without leaving her any information.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Ray Martin

Season 7 Episode 8 SBS September 22, 2015

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A lifetime spent in journalism has seen Ray Martin witness some of the defining moments of his time. Looking into his own history he finds his forbears too were on the ...

A lifetime spent in journalism has seen Ray Martin witness some of the defining moments of his time. Looking into his own history he finds his forbears too were on the frontline of nation shaping events - discovering an ancestor at the scene of Australia's greatest armed rebellion. On his maternal side he walks in the footprints of his indigenous ancestors to solve a long-standing family mystery. And he follows his convict trail back to Ireland to find a notorious bandit with a rebel heart.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): John Newcombe

Season 8 Episode 8 SBS November 1, 2016

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John Newcombe's search will propel him back to a pivotal time in NSW when the penal colony was transforming into a democracy. John's paternal ancestor played an important role ...

John Newcombe's search will propel him back to a pivotal time in NSW when the penal colony was transforming into a democracy. John's paternal ancestor played an important role in the fight for freedom of the press. But behind the facade of middle-class respectability, John will discover his two-times-great grandmother was hiding her convict past. Then, exploring his maternal line, John follows his three-times great grandfather's footsteps to the Loyalty Islands, now part of New Caledonia. John's forebear was hoping to trade sandalwood, but the expedition was a disaster. At the site of a bloody ambush John learns of the cannibalistic tribe his ancestor encountered.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Danny Dyer

Season 13 Episode 1 SBS February 6, 2018

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EastEnders actor Danny Dyer hopes that he will "freak a few people out" with his family history - and he certainly does that in this episode. Danny sets out to discover the ...

EastEnders actor Danny Dyer hopes that he will "freak a few people out" with his family history - and he certainly does that in this episode. Danny sets out to discover the history of his tough working class family in the East End of London but, in the process, unearths an extraordinary lineage stretching back to the Norman Conquest.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Charles Dance

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS February 2, 2019

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Celebrated actor Charles Dance seeks to uncover the truth about his past. He specifically wants to discover more about his father, who passed away when he was four years old.

Celebrated actor Charles Dance seeks to uncover the truth about his past. He specifically wants to discover more about his father, who passed away when he was four years old.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Lisa Wilkinson

Season 11 Episode 1 SBS May 19, 2020

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Journalist and television personality Lisa Wilkinson is on a deeply personal quest to unearth the truth about her maternal ancestors. Lisa's mother, Beryl, was born ...

Journalist and television personality Lisa Wilkinson is on a deeply personal quest to unearth the truth about her maternal ancestors. Lisa's mother, Beryl, was born illegitimately, and right up until her recent death, had many unanswered questions about her identity. Lisa encounters her Irish three-times great-grandmother, Eliza O'Brien, whose complex, troubled life has uncanny parallels with her own mother's story. On her father's side, Lisa travels to colourful India, where she discovers her two-times great-grandmother, Ann Beech, whose life shifts from poverty to privilege and back again.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Nthati Moshesh

Season 1 Episode 1 SBS2 December 24, 2011

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This new 12-part series delves into the family history of some well-known South African faces, tracing their ancestry and revealing secrets and surprises from their pasts. As ...

This new 12-part series delves into the family history of some well-known South African faces, tracing their ancestry and revealing secrets and surprises from their pasts. As they discover more about who's who in their family, they get to know themselves better.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Amanda Holden

Season 13 Episode 2 SBS January 17, 2018

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Amanda Holden explores her French ancestry.

Amanda Holden explores her French ancestry.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Season 5 Episode 2 Nine October 13, 2018

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Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson thought he came from a "nice, boring family" until he digs into his ancestry and follows the life of his great-grandfather; a gilded ...

Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson thought he came from a "nice, boring family" until he digs into his ancestry and follows the life of his great-grandfather; a gilded age hustler that trouble seemed to follow at every turn.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Craig Revel Horwood

Season 14 Episode 2 SBS February 9, 2019

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Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood heads to Australia to learn more about his family.

Strictly judge Craig Revel Horwood heads to Australia to learn more about his family.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Jane Seymour

Season 12 Episode 2 SBS July 30, 2019

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Jane Seymour grew up in London but knows that her father's side of the family originally came from Poland. She suspects that they suffered in the Holocaust - but has never ...

Jane Seymour grew up in London but knows that her father's side of the family originally came from Poland. She suspects that they suffered in the Holocaust - but has never known what happened. In particular, she wants to find out the fate of her two paternal great-aunts, Jadwiga and Michaela, and their families. Jane's search for the truth takes her to Warsaw, where she discovers that, although Jadwiga managed to escape the ghetto, she was tragically separated from her family; and to France, where she follows Michaela and her family on a terrifying flight to Switzerland as they flee the Nazis.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Olivia Colman

Season 15 Episode 2 SBS November 18, 2019

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Award-winning actress Olivia Colman thinks her ancestry is largely from Norfolk, so she is astonished to discover that she needs to travel to India to find out more about her ...

Award-winning actress Olivia Colman thinks her ancestry is largely from Norfolk, so she is astonished to discover that she needs to travel to India to find out more about her great-great-great-grandmother Harriot. Olivia finds records that reveal Harriot was an orphan in 1811 on a ship bound for England from Calcutta. Harriot's father was an Englishman, but the identity of her mother, who gave birth to her in a remote Indian village, is a mystery Olivia delights in solving.

Who Do You Think You Are?
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Who Do You Think You Are?: Bert Newton

Season 11 Episode 2 SBS May 26, 2020

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Veteran entertainer Bert Newton discovers the father he never knew was a true patriot who devoted his life to his country. His maternal grandmother Alice leaves a lasting ...

Veteran entertainer Bert Newton discovers the father he never knew was a true patriot who devoted his life to his country. His maternal grandmother Alice leaves a lasting impression of a woman of great fortitude who fought for women's rights and was surrounded by the love of her children, despite the criminal neglect of her husband.