Every year the popular BBC seriesWho Do You Think You Are?brings us a host of new and exciting stories. We have taken a look at each celebrity as they journey into their family history, and you can read about their discoveries in our articles.
Gary Lineker OBE is England's second highest goal scorer of all time and is a well- known TV personality. The Lineker family had developed a tradition of working in the fruit and vegetable business in the Leicester area for many years. Gary would help his father on the market stall, and this continued even when he became a professional footballer!
Lesley Sharp joins the ranks of celebrities this week to take the journey through their family's past on 'Who Do You Think You Are?'. She is a well-known actress both in films and television. Her story shows a family history of adoption, fostering and poor families struggling to survive against the odds.
Amelia Fiona Driver was born in London in 1970 to successful Swansea businessman and financial advisor, Ronnie Driver and his girlfriend, Gaynor Millington. Ronnie was married at the time to his first wife Annie and led a secret double life. Annie had given birth to another daughter Kate in 1969 but both families were unaware of each other's existence.
Singer and '60s pop icon Marianne Faithfull has been in the media since she first began her career. The heroic resistance of her ancestors in Nazi occupied Europe and their defiance and then horrific experiences under the invasion of the Russians in 1945 may explain both the enduring strength and the troubled life she has led over the years.
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