Five Famous Connections to Abraham Lincoln
This week, the film Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter opens nationwide. Based on the fictional novel by Seth Grahame-Smith, the story follows the life of President Abraham Lincoln but with a twist – he was secretly a vampire hunter! In honor of the movie’s release, check out how these five famous faces are related to the real Abraham Lincoln.
1. Starring as the vampire hunting President is actor Benjamin Walker, who’s married to Mamie Gummer, daughter of actress Meryl Streep. Who knew he had a familial connection to Honest Abe? His mother-in-law Meryl Streep is Abraham Lincoln’s 9th cousin five times removed!
Are you related to President Lincoln and his celebrity cousins? Check out their family trees on Geni and let us know in the comments below!