Do you know how these TV stars are related?

See how well you know the television family tree.

In Hollywood, it helps to know someone. It especially helps if you have a relative in showbiz. Some actors were born into the trade. Others have a sibling or cousin who got a break.

We've paired up some TV stars from across the decades. See if you can correctly guess how they are related. Fair warning β€” they might not be related at all.

Good luck!
  1. How are Ron Howard and Clint Howard of 'The Andy Griffith Show' related?
  2. How are Dan Blocker of 'Bonanza' and Dirk Blocker of 'Black Sheep Squadron' related?
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  3. How are James Arness of 'Gunsmoke' and Peter Graves of 'Mission: Impossible' related?
  4. How are Mike Connors of 'Mannix' and Chuck Connors of 'The Rifleman' related?
  5. How are Barbara Hale of 'Perry Mason' and William Katt of 'The Greatest American Hero' related?
  6. How are Katey Sagal of 'Married… with Children' and Jean & Liz Sagal of 'Double Trouble' related?
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  7. How are George Wendt of 'Cheers' and Jason Sudeikis of 'Saturday Night Live' related?
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  8. How are Peggy Lipton of 'The Mod Squad' and Rashida Jones of 'Parks and Recreation' related?
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  9. How are Emily Deschanel of 'Bones' and Zooey Deschanel of 'New Girl' related?
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  10. How are Melissa McCarthy of 'Mike & Molly' and Jenny McCarthy of MTV and 'The Masked Singer' related?
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  11. How were Roxie Roker of 'The Jeffersons' and Lisa Bonet of 'A Different World' related?
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  12. Finally, how are Rip Torn of 'The Larry Sanders Show' and Emmy winner Sissy Spacek related?
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Geronimo 6 months ago
Had to look at every question carefully..........................11/12
EllisClevenger 6 months ago
You got 9 out of 12
Gee, you're like a walking DNA kit!
Missed #6, #8, and #11.
Lacey 6 months ago
9/12 I did better than I thought.
tom78 6 months ago
10/12............missed 9 and 10.
CarrieMcCourt 6 months ago
12/12 Only had to guess on one. Never knew that about Rip Torn and Sissy Spacek.
UTZAAKE 6 months ago
11/12. Foiled by #7. At least I got all the easy ones.
2. After four seasons in a recurring role, Dirk Blocker is now a regular cast member on FOX's Brooklyn Nine-Nine.
Joseph 6 months ago
6/13. Nothing to brag about πŸ˜•. I knew the older ones. The newer ones left me clueless. How about this one: how were gossip columnist Hedda Hopper and William Hopper (Paul Drake on Perry Mason) related? Yep, they were Mother and Son, just like William Hopper's co-star Barbara Hale and William Katt were.
Geronimo Joseph 6 months ago
You suck and BTW it was only 12 questions dummy
CaptainDunsel 6 months ago
10/12. I missed 6 and 10. Some were educated guesses (Mostly inferrences from the variance in options).
JeffTanner 6 months ago
You got 12 out of 12 ------------Gee, you're like a walking DNA kit!
Barry22 6 months ago
9/12, some of these I did not know, interesting.
Lucyneenah19701 6 months ago
8 out of 13.
You couldn't be 13 since there are only 12 questions.
garykevinware JeffTanner 6 months ago
Only 12 questions, but I was told that I got 8/13.
legion1a Lucyneenah19701 6 months ago
They told me 8 of 13 too, but there are really only 12 questions.
I hate being lied to!
SalIanni 6 months ago
How fitting since today is Family Day in Canada. Here are some other family connections I find interesting:

---Larry Hagman ("I Dream Of Jeannie" and "Dallas") is the son of actress Mary Martin.

---Dawn Lyn (Dodie on "My Three Sons") is the sister of former teen idol Leif Garrett.

---Brian Forster (Chris Partridge #2 on "The Partridge Family") is the grand-nephew of Alan Napier (Alfred the butler on "Batman").

---Mark Harmon's sister Kris was Ricky Nelson's ex-wife and appeared with her husband on "The Adventures Of Ozzie and Harriet". Their daughter Tracy Nelson co-starred with "Mr C." Tom Bosley on "The Father Dowling Mysteries".

---Dom DeLuise had three sons who became actors: David ("The Wizards Of Waverly Place"), Peter and Michael (both from "21 Jump Street").

---Harvey Lembeck (Barbella on "The Phil Silvers Show" and Erik Von Zipper in the "Beach Party" movies) is the father of 2 actors: Michael Lembeck ("One Day At A Time") and Helaine Lembeck (Judy Borden on "Welcome Back Kotter").

---And let's not forget John Astin (Gomez Addams) and Patty Duke (Patty and Cathy Lane) also are the parents of actors, sons Sean ("The Goonies") and Mackenzie ("The Facts Of Life").
Corey SalIanni 6 months ago
Meeno Peluce and Soleil Moon Frye is brother and sister.
anthony Corey 6 months ago
Warren beatty and Shirley maclaine,brother and sister.Joan Fontaine and the very alive Olivia de Havilland(who will be 103 in July,and it now has been just about 80 years since she did "Gone With The Wind".Mind boggling!😱)And thats my contributin to the celebrities that are related list.πŸ˜‹
MrsPhilHarris SalIanni 6 months ago
David Cassidy of The Partridge Family an Shaun Cassidy of The Hardy Boys are (half) brothers.
daDoctah SalIanni 6 months ago
Carol Merrill (the prize-pointer on the original Monty Hall version of "Let's Make A Deal") is the aunt of actress Carla Gugino. the mom in the Spy Kids movie series and star of the TV series Karen Sisco, Threshold, and The Haunting of Hill House.
David, Shaun and Patrick Cassidy's father was Jack Cassidy.
anthony 6 months ago
9/12.Roxie,Lisa,Melissa,Jenny,Katey,Jean and Liz.Whooo new?πŸ˜‹
AndrewHass 6 months ago
I was 8/13 but since i just guessed on a few i think i did okay.
JeffTanner AndrewHass 6 months ago
There were only 12 questions!
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