WDYTYA; May 4

Rashida Jones

This week on the series Who Do You Think You Are? Rashida Jones is searching her family history. She is currently on Parks and Recreation and has appeared in other movies and TV series. Rashida is also co-writer of a comic book series which will be made in to a movie in the future. If that isn’t enough; she has provided backing vocals on a few records.

Rashida’s father is Quincy Jones, composer, arranger and music producer. Her mother is Peggy Lipton, who is remembered as Julie on the TV series The Mod Squad, which ran from 1968 to 1973. Rashida wants to find more information on the origins of her maternal grandmother, Rita. Her family search takes her from NYC to Ireland and then to Latvia.