This week on Who Do You Think You Are? the star being profiled is Rachel McAdams. Rachel is best known for her roles in the movies Mean Girls and The Notebook. Rachel was born in Canada but now works mostly in Hollywood.
This episode of WDYTYA is different because Rachel travels on her genealogical adventure with her sister Kayleen, a celebrity make-up artist,. They discover an English ancestor who lived and worked as a footman to the privileged class. As they unravel the mystery of their Canadian heritage, they then connect with relatives uprooted by war and uncover the harrowing circumstances that brought their family to Canada.
WDYTYA airs on the TLC channel at 9 p.m. (eastern & western time zones).