Henry Louis Gates, Jr. told an excited Cohen, “You share identical DNA on Chromosomes 2, 3, 7, 14 and 19.”
“Is she Jewish?” Cohen asked. Johansson is Jewish on one side of her family.
On Finding Your Roots, “Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. has explored the ancestry of dozens of influential people from diverse backgrounds, taking millions of viewers deep into the past to reveal the connections that bind us all,” according to PBS. Gates has also explored the lineage of Johansson, Questlove, Jane Lynch, Don Lemon and many others.
Watch the clip above.