Famous stars whose ancestors are even more famous than they are

[post_page_title]Tilda Swinton and Robert the Bruce[/post_page_title]
Academy Award-winning actress Tilda Swinton is a bit of an odd duck around Hollywood, as she’s equally comfortable and impressive in low-budget arthouse films as she is in tentpole franchise blockbusters. The Academy Award-winning English actress has a unique look, and even more unique acting chops. She also has a unique heritage, apparently, and you can see her ancestor if you watch Mel Gibson’s Braveheart. No, it isn’t William Wallace. It’s Robert the Bruce, another hero of the Scottish fight for independence. Nineteen generations removed, she’s related to the Scottish king on both her mother and father’s side.

Tilda Swinton and Robert the Bruce

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