Guess These Stars’ A-List Celebrity Parents
Are acting dynasties the next big thing to take over Hollywood? You’ll never guess which of your favorite celebrities are chips right off of the A-list block.
Recognize that smile? Alex Martin is the daughter of comedienne and The View host Whoopi Goldberg. Where have you seen her before? In Sister Act 2: Back in the Habit, Strange as Angels and behind the scenes producing the groundbreaking short Sensitive Men.
Do you remember his familiar face from Black Nativity? Any guesses on the famous actress she calls mom? It’s Lynn Whitfield!
Does the American Horror Story star remind you of another famous leading lady? Emma is the spitting image of Julia Roberts. But the A-List rom com star is actually Emma’s aunt. Her father is Julia Robert’s brother Eric Roberts.
Christopher Jordan Wallace is the son of famous rapper Biggie Smalls and singer Faith Evans. And he’s making a name for himself all on his own. CJ played his own father in the 2009 biopic Notorious. Then he followed that up with an A-List performance alongside Will Ferrell in Everything Must Go.
Does this handsome face remind you of anyone you know? If you’re thinking Clint Eastwood, you’re just reading what’s already written all over Scott’s face. Clint Eastwood has six different children from around six different women but we think Scott looks the most like his dad. And if you’ve seen him in Gran Torino, or The Perfect Wave you’ll know that he inherited his acting chops too!
Remember Snow White from Mirror, Mirror? She’s not just fictional royalty, she’s the actual daughter of pop legend Phil Collins.
Zelda Rae Williams
Robin Williams’ daughter has been lighting up the small screen in shows from Teen Wolf to Checked Out. We can’t wait to see more from the daughter of a comedian who will be dearly missed.
You may have caught him in the movies Red Dawn or Seven Pounds. You can also catch him lighting up the dance floor as one of LA’s hottest DJ’s. But who’s son is he? Connor Cruise is the adopted offspring of Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman.
“Jones” is a fairly common last name. But the Parks and Rec star gets hers from her famous father Quincy Jones. And her mother was actress Peggy Lipton.
Sydney Tamiia Poitier
Recognize detective Sumners from Chicago P.D.? She’s not just any Hollywood actress but the daughter of acting legend Sidney Poitier.
You haven’t seen Sanaa Lathan’s famous father in front of the scenes, but Stan Lathan is still one of the biggest names in television history. He’s directed some of TV’s biggest hits from Miami Vice to Martin to The Steve Harvey Show.
Do you remember “Marvel” from The Hunger Games: Catching Fire? His real name is Jack Quaid and he’s the son of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid. It was his first bit part, but we have a feeling we’ll be hearing a lot more from Jack soon.
Did you know that Morgan Freeman has a son? You’ve seen him on Southland and The Bucket List and with a bunch of new movies coming down the pipeline, we have a feeling Alfonso is going to be the next Freeman that Hollywood falls in love with.
Most of us didn’t even know that Tom Hanks had a son until he burst onto the scene as a serial killer in Dexter. Since then Colin Hanks has been popping up in everything from Band of Brothers to Happy Endings and Hanks fans are loving ever minute of it.
Zoe’s family tree has so many stars it could be a constellation. Most people know that her father is rocker Lenny Kravitz and her mother is actress Lisa Bonet. But did you know that her grandmother was Roxie Roker, better known as Helen Willis from The Jeffersons?