One Drop Rule: A Guide to Black Celebs

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  • Vin Diesel
  • Kris Humphries
  • Jessica Szohr
  • Jenny Lumet
  • Maya Rudolph
  • Wentworth Miller
  • Pete Wentz
  • Cash Warren
  • Troian Bellisario
  • Fredi Washington
  • Carol Channing
  • Dwayne Johnson
  • Derek Jeter
  • Jennifer Beals
  • Santino Rice
  • Soledad O'Brien
  • Blake Griffin
  • Rashida Jones
  • Slash

Funny Girl

Actress Maya Rudolph, known for her work on Saturday Night Live and Bridesmaids, has musical and multiracial roots. Her mom, soul singer Minnie Riperton, was African-American and her father, composer Richard Rudolph, is Ashkenazi Jewish.

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