Finding Your Roots

Danny Trejo Learns About His Ancestors' Journey to the U.S.

Clip: Season 9 Episode 4 | 5m 34s  | Video has closed captioning.

Because of a strained relationship with his father, actor Danny Trejo never learned much about his roots. But here, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. reveals the story of his great-grandparents' and their four children's grueling journey by foot from Mexico to the U.S. shortly after World War I.

Aired: 01/24/23

Rating: TV-PG

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Finding Your Roots: Season Nine

A new season of Finding Your Roots premieres January 3, 2023 8/7c! Tune in for all-new episodes as renowned scholar Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. guides influential guests into their roots, uncovering deep secrets, hidden identities and lost ancestors.

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