Bill Paxton Learns of His Revolutionary Past On 'Who Do You Think You Are?'

Actor Bill Paxton is featured this Sunday (April 19 at 10/9c on TLC) onand digs into the paternal half of his family tree. He begins by solving a long-standing mystery by determining that he is indeed related to Texan hero Sam Houston.
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Actor Bill Paxton is featured this Sunday (April 19 at 10/9c on TLC) on Who Do You Think You Are? and digs into the paternal half of his family tree. He begins by solving a long-standing mystery by determining that he is indeed related to Texan hero Sam Houston -- a particularly timely discovery since he just happens to be portraying him in a movie coming out next year.

Then he moves on to an intriguing 4th great-grandfather who served as a spy during the Revolutionary War. What more can he learn about this ancestor? Watch this sneak peek to find out:

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