Ryan Reynolds thanked a social media user after he shared a photo of his grandfather Chester.

Global Edmonton 6 p.m. news anchor Gord Steinke revealed how he was at Alberta Legislature when the security guard showed him a black and white shot.

Steinke shared:

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Reynolds’ granddad was a provincial politician in Alberta.

He served as a member of the Legislative Assembly of Alberta from 1940 to 1944, sitting as a Social Credit member from the constituency of Stettler, according to the official Legislative Assembly of Alberta website.

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The actor was thrilled to see the snap, replying:

Steinke then posted: