This week actress Rita Wilson is looking for records of her father on Who Do You Think You Are? Rita was born as Margarita Ibrahimoff in Los Angeles and married Tom Hanks in 1988. Her genealogical investigation takes her to both Greece and Bulgaria. Her father, Hassan Ibrahimoff (born 1921) was is a labor camp in the 1940s and was able to make an escape. Rita finds that her father had an unknown first wife. She also get to meet an uncle that she never knew about.
Who Do You Think You Are? airs Fridays at 8 p.m. (eastern & western) on NBC. The good news is that our local NBC station in Rochester is NOT pre-empting this week’s episode.