Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Marta Dusseldorp

Season 10 Episode 3 SBS May 14, 2019

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Actress Marta Dusseldorp has become a household name on Australian television screens, playing strong female characters in Janet King, A Place To Call Home, and Jack Irish. ...

Actress Marta Dusseldorp has become a household name on Australian television screens, playing strong female characters in Janet King, A Place To Call Home, and Jack Irish. Now, Marta wants to explore the characters in her own ancestral past. The daughter of a Dutch migrant, Marta always identified with the European roots on her father's side, more so because she knew so little about her mother's family. Marta embarks on a journey to find the origins of her beloved maternal grandparents, paediatric surgeon Sandy Robertson and his wife Gwenda.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Cameron Daddo

Season 11 Episode 3 SBS June 2, 2020

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Long intrigued by the origins of his surname, actor Cameron Daddo travels across the globe to the Channel Islands and discovers a thousand years of noble ancestors. Meanwhile, ...

Long intrigued by the origins of his surname, actor Cameron Daddo travels across the globe to the Channel Islands and discovers a thousand years of noble ancestors. Meanwhile, his mother's lineage, though devoid of noble origins, reveals a surprising parallel to his father's. Cameron will discover both sides of his family feature love stories of staggering proportions.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Ben Mendelsohn

Season 2 Episode 3 SBS June 20, 2010

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Bad boy larrikin actor Ben Mendelsohn embarks on a journey into his ancestry to find out if he really is related to the famous composer of the Wedding March - Felix ...

Bad boy larrikin actor Ben Mendelsohn embarks on a journey into his ancestry to find out if he really is related to the famous composer of the Wedding March - Felix Mendelssohn. He traces the Mendelsohn family line back to the heart of Europe and discovers a thread of musical heritage in surprising quarters as well as a heart-rending tale of success, failure and heartbreak of Dickensian proportions.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Tina Arena

Season 3 Episode 3 SBS December 12, 2010

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Singer Tina Arena goes in search of the truth behind family secrets in a journey that takes her off to explore her Sicilian roots and the tough reality of her grandparents' ...

Singer Tina Arena goes in search of the truth behind family secrets in a journey that takes her off to explore her Sicilian roots and the tough reality of her grandparents' childhood.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Geoffrey Robertson

Season 1 Episode 3 SBS October 29, 2011

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From a Scottish hovel to a Prussian palace, Who Do You Think You Are? takes an extraordinary journey into the ancestry of barrister and Judge Justice Geoffrey Robertson. ...

From a Scottish hovel to a Prussian palace, Who Do You Think You Are? takes an extraordinary journey into the ancestry of barrister and Judge Justice Geoffrey Robertson. Robertson, a leading international human rights advocate, is remembered by many for his work as the host of a series of televised Hypotheticals.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Melissa George

Season 4 Episode 3 SBS April 10, 2012

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Actress Melissa George knows something about her father's side of the family, but there are a number of gaps in her mother's ancestral story. Melissa has a sense of a number ...

Actress Melissa George knows something about her father's side of the family, but there are a number of gaps in her mother's ancestral story. Melissa has a sense of a number of secrets being held back, even a feeling of some shame. Her journey takes her first to Rottnest Island, where Melissa's great, great, great grandfather had a job as a prison guard. But as Melissa's search continues, she learns of a suspected case of abuse of a prisoner in a colonial gaol which raises questions about her ancestor's involvement.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Jacki Weaver

Season 6 Episode 3 SBS July 22, 2014

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Actress Jacki Weaver has one of the most successful careers in the history of Australian stage and screen. Ever since Jacki became a grandmother, she has had a burning ...

Actress Jacki Weaver has one of the most successful careers in the history of Australian stage and screen. Ever since Jacki became a grandmother, she has had a burning ambition to find out about her beloved father's biological mother. In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? Jacki uncovers a family secret that has been buried in shame.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Luke Nguyen

Season 7 Episode 3 SBS August 18, 2015

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Chef and restaurateur Luke Nguyen was born in 1978 into a world of danger and uncertainty - his family was among the two million Vietnamese who fled the Communist regime after ...

Chef and restaurateur Luke Nguyen was born in 1978 into a world of danger and uncertainty - his family was among the two million Vietnamese who fled the Communist regime after the Vietnam War. While the Nguyen family eventually found safety, settling in Cabramatta, Sydney - their life in Australia was anything but easy.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Delta Goodrem

Season 8 Episode 3 SBS September 27, 2016

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Singer-songwriter Delta Goodrem has searched for the creative connection in her ancestry - some link that would explain her own abilities. Her infectious curiosity is rewarded ...

Singer-songwriter Delta Goodrem has searched for the creative connection in her ancestry - some link that would explain her own abilities. Her infectious curiosity is rewarded by the intricate adventures of her great grandmother, an enigmatic woman whose life took some unexpected twists and turns. As family secrets are revealed, Delta unveils her spirited great grandmother's passions in marvellous Melbourne.

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

Season 9 Episode 4 SBS May 8, 2018

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From his portrayal of bushranger Ned Kelly to the sinister Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek, actor John Jarratt has carved a career out of playing quintessential Aussie characters. ...

From his portrayal of bushranger Ned Kelly to the sinister Mick Taylor in Wolf Creek, actor John Jarratt has carved a career out of playing quintessential Aussie characters. But while John wears his working class roots with pride, the traces of a Chinese heritage on his mum's side have always been a mystery. John first throws himself into his search for his Chinese origins before investigating the epic life story of his war hero ancestor.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Karl Kruszelnicki

Season 10 Episode 4 SBS May 21, 2019

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Australia's favourite scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, is a qualified medical doctor, engineer, and physicist whose media career began in 1981. His weekly talkback hour has ...

Australia's favourite scientist, Dr Karl Kruszelnicki, is a qualified medical doctor, engineer, and physicist whose media career began in 1981. His weekly talkback hour has become a national institution, and he's authored more than 40 books. Karl was two years old when he came to Australia with his family as refugees in 1950. He knows very little about his parents' life before this, only that they met in a refugee camp in Sweden after World War II. While Karl's father told him many elaborate stories, his mother was very secretive.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Lisa Curry

Season 11 Episode 4 SBS June 9, 2020

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When swimmer Lisa Curry delves into her maternal family past, she finds hard working German immigrants who risked everything to become the masters of their own destiny in ...

When swimmer Lisa Curry delves into her maternal family past, she finds hard working German immigrants who risked everything to become the masters of their own destiny in Queensland. Lisa's distant relationship with her late father had a profound effect on her life, but by tracing his life and her paternal ancestors in war-torn Ireland, Lisa comes to terms with who her father was, and finally gets to farewell him in her own way.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Christine Anu

Season 2 Episode 4 SBS July 11, 2010

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In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? singer Christine Anu takes a deeply emotional journey through her family's past, revealing a rich and surprising ...

In the new Australian series of Who Do You Think You Are? singer Christine Anu takes a deeply emotional journey through her family's past, revealing a rich and surprising history. Christine's version of "My Island Home" reflects Australia's island identity, and the islands of the Torres Straits where her ancestors come from.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Cathy Freeman

Season 1 Episode 4 SBS November 5, 2011

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When she won a gold medal during the 2000 Olympic Games in front of a rapturous home crowd and a global TV audience of millions, Catherine Freeman carved a place in Australian ...

When she won a gold medal during the 2000 Olympic Games in front of a rapturous home crowd and a global TV audience of millions, Catherine Freeman carved a place in Australian sporting history and cemented herself as a symbol of black and white unity and of national pride. But as a child growing up in a comfortable, supportive environment, she often wondered where she found the determination to achieve. When asked to take part in Who Do You Think You Are? Freeman didn't hesitate. She has always believed her strong sense of identity must have come from her ancestors. Finally she would know.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Vince Colosimo

Season 4 Episode 4 SBS April 17, 2012

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Charismatic actor Vince Colosimo was born and bred in Melbourne, and both of Vince's parents are from Calabria in the South of Italy. Vince remembers his late grandfather, ...

Charismatic actor Vince Colosimo was born and bred in Melbourne, and both of Vince's parents are from Calabria in the South of Italy. Vince remembers his late grandfather, Antonio Russo, but knows almost nothing about his life in Italy before he emigrated.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Michael Caton

Season 5 Episode 4 SBS April 23, 2013

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Actor Michael Caton has an iconic place in Australian screen history, however, large parts of his own family history remain unknown. Much of this knowledge was lost with the ...

Actor Michael Caton has an iconic place in Australian screen history, however, large parts of his own family history remain unknown. Much of this knowledge was lost with the early death of his father, Septimus, who was killed in a tragic industrial accident when Michael was only two.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): Richard Roxburgh

Season 6 Episode 4 SBS July 29, 2014

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Actor Richard Roxburgh discovers his family's footprints in an unexpected corner of the world, finding two ancestors on opposite sides of the fierce struggle over slavery.

Actor Richard Roxburgh discovers his family's footprints in an unexpected corner of the world, finding two ancestors on opposite sides of the fierce struggle over slavery.

Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia)
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Who Do You Think You Are? (Australia): David Wenham

Season 7 Episode 4 SBS August 25, 2015

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Actor David Wenham rose to fame as 'Diver Dan' in the long-running TV series SeaChange. He has inhabited countless characters in a 30 year career spanning theatre, TV and film ...

Actor David Wenham rose to fame as 'Diver Dan' in the long-running TV series SeaChange. He has inhabited countless characters in a 30 year career spanning theatre, TV and film but the characters in David's own bloodline remain largely unknown to him.