Tea LeoniPhoto Credit: Wolf KastelerRelatives We Never Knew We Had

Téa Leoni

Téa Leoni is featured in Season 4, Episode 8: Relatives We Never Knew We Had (check local listings).

Tèa Leoni is a widely recognized actress, producer and philanthropist. She can currently be seen on television playing the title role in CBS series, “Madam Secretary” in its fourth successful season.  Past television credits include the beloved situation comedy, “The Naked Truth,” which aired for three seasons and “Flying Blind.” Leoni has also appeared in many feature films, including “Tower Heist,” “Ghost Town,” “You Kill Me,” “Fun with Dick and Jane,” “Flirting with Disaster,” “Deep Impact,” “Spanglish” and “The Family Man,” among others.

Since 2001, Leoni has been a UNICEF Ambassador and in 2006, she became a National Board Member of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF. Leoni is the third generation of her family working with UNICEF as her grandmother co-founded the U.S. Fund for UNICEF in 1947 and served as its President for 25 years. She has been heavily involved in the organization and in November 2007, she and her father, Tony Pantaleoni, received the Audrey Hepburn Humanitarian Award for their dedicated service.


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About Season Four

Season four of Finding Your Roots series moves fluidly from Asia and Africa to Europe and the Americas, uniting us all through emotional moments that enrich and enlighten—encouraging us to look at our world through a wider, more inclusive lens. Learn more here.

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