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10+ Actors Who Turned Out to Be the Children of Famous Parents

Usually, we tend to focus on celebrities, their work on screen, and their achievements. It’s rare that we look up who their parents were. And when we do dig up their family information, we end up realizing that some of these celebrities have very famous parents. We’ve put together a list of a few famous parent-child duos to surprise you.

1. Jon Voight’s daughter — Angelina Jolie

Angelina Jolie is the daughter of the famous star Jon Voight. They both starred in a movie together called Lookin’ to Get Out when Jolie was just 7 years old.

2. Lisa Bonet’s daughter — Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Kravitz is the daughter of the famous couple: Lisa Bonet and Lenny Kravitz. Bonet starred in The Cosby Show in the ’80s. Zoë is famous for movies like The Batman, Mad Max: Fury Road, X-Men First Class, and Divergent.

3. Meryl’s Streep daughter — Mamie Gummer

Mamie Gummer is the daughter of Meryl Streep and Don Gummer. She starred with her mother in a movie called Ricki and the Flash. She is also known for movies like The Lifeguard, Ward, and Side Effect.

4. Ice Cube’s son — O’Shea Jackson Jr.

O’Shea Jackson Jr. is the son of the famous rapper Ice Cube. The trivia here is that he played the role of his dad in the movie called Straight Outta Compton. He has also starred in movies like Ingrid Goes West, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and Long Shot.

5. Melanie Griffith’s daughter — Dakota Johnson

Besides being born to a very famous ’80s couple, Don Johnson and Melanie Griffin, Dakota Johnson is also the granddaughter of Tippi Hedren, who starred in The Birds. Apart from the Fifty Shades movies, Dakota is also famous for the movie, The Social Network.

6. Denzel Washington’s son — John David Washington

After starring in movies like Tenet and the HBO comedy series Ballers, John David Washington managed to become famous like his father, Denzel Washington. He is also famous for movies like Malcolm & Marie and Beckett.

7. Phil Collins’ daughter — Lily Collins

Besides Emily in Paris, Lily Collins has also starred in Stuck in Love, Mirror Mirror, and The Blind Side. Her father is the renowned musician, record producer, and actor, Phil Collins. He is famous for his songs like “In the Air Tonight.”

8. Tom Hanks’ son — Colin Hanks

Colin Hanks was born to Samantha Lewes, Tom Hanks’ first wife. Just like his father, Colin also starred in a number of famous movies like King Kong, Orange County, Untraceable, and House Bunny.

9. Eric Robert’s daughter — Emma Roberts

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Apart from Eric, Emma is blessed with one more celebrity family member: her aunt, Julia Roberts. Emma is famous for movies like We’re the Millers, Aquamarine, Nerve, and The Art of Getting By.

10. Jane Birkin’s daughter — Charlotte Gainsbourg

Charlotte Gainsbourg is the daughter of English actress, Jane Birkin and French musician, Serge Gainsbourg. Charlotte made her musical debut with her father at the age of 12 and released an album with him at the age of 15. Charlotte is also famous for her movies, Melancholia and En thérapie.

11. Uma Thurman’s daughter — Maya Hawke

Maya Hawke is the daughter of 2 celebrities, Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. She earned one of the lead roles in the show called Stranger Things. She also appeared in movies like Do Revenge, Fear Street: Part One — 1994, and Little Women.

What other celebrities do you think have popular parents that we missed out on mentioning above? Share with us in the comments.

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