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You probably had no idea these 21 celebs had famous siblings

Julissa Catalan lives and writes in New Jersey. Her writing has been featured on Refinery29, Latina, Prevention and Women’s Health, among others. Read more of her work on her website and follow her on Twitter @Julissa_Catalan.

#1/22:

Wait, they're related?

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#1/22:

Wait, they're related?

Sure, you recognize all of them, but did you know they are related?

#3/22:

James and Dave Franco

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James and Dave Franco

We know Dave Franco from movies like 21 Jump Street, but doesn’t he look that much more familiar now that you know he’s James Franco’s little brother?

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Owen and Luke Wilson

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Owen and Luke Wilson

Comedy sure does run in this family, with these two funny guys even working on a few movies together, including Bottle Rocket and The Royal Tenenbaums.

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Jaden and Willow Smith

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Jaden and Willow Smith

Not only are these siblings named after their famous parents, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith, but they both also chose to go into the family business.

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Kate and Oliver Hudson

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Kate and Oliver Hudson

Scream Queens hunk Oliver Hudson is Kate Hudson's big bro, and of course, Goldie Hawn’s first born. Talk about good genes!

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Abigail and Spencer Breslin

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Abigail and Spencer Breslin

Abigail and Spencer have been acting since they were each 3 years old. They have shared the screen in four films and even played siblings in the movie Raising Helen.

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Ralph and Joseph Fiennes

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Ralph and Joseph Fiennes

Not only are Ralph and his younger brother talented actors, but they both have a love of Shakespeare. Joseph has played William Shakespeare four times while Ralph attended the Royal Shakespeare Company and is a noted Shakespeare interpreter.

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Rashida and Kidada Jones

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Rashida and Kidada Jones

While most recognize Rashida Jones as Parks and Recreation’s Ann Perkins, her older sister, Kadida, is an accomplished fashion designer and was even engaged to Tupac Shakur when he was gunned down. And their father is Quincy Jones, of course!

#10/22:

Randy and Dennis Quaid

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Randy and Dennis Quaid

Dennis and his older brother Randy have very different acting backgrounds, but they have both been in the business for 30 years. Between the two of them, they have appeared in over 150 movies.

#11/22:

Liev and Pablo Schreiber

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Liev and Pablo Schreiber

Apart from being tall and handsome, these two brothers couldn’t have had more different upbringings: Liev grew up with his hippie mother in New York City, and Pablo was raised in rural Canada.

#12/22:

Rupert and James Grint

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Rupert and James Grint

While Rupert is best known for his role as Ron Weasley in the Harry Potter series, his much more daring brother can be seen racing cars, professionally.

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Candace Cameron Bure and Kirk Cameron

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Candace Cameron Bure and Kirk Cameron

Not only are these two brother and sister but they also both got their start on 90’s sitcoms, with Kirk on Growing Pains and Candace on Full House.

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Shawn and Aaron Ashmore

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Shawn and Aaron Ashmore

If you didn’t know Shawn Ashmore has a brother, it’s probably because you didn’t realize there are two of them. That’s right: Shawn’s identical twin brother is Aaron Ashmore of Smallville fame.

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Lizzy and Robert Pattinson

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Lizzy and Robert Pattinson

Determined to make it without her brother’s name, Lizzy denied being related to Robert during her appearance on X-Factor. The singer-songwriter eventually went on to contribute vocals alongside her brother on the Twilight Soundtrack.

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Jennifer and Lynda Lopez

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Jennifer and Lynda Lopez

Jenny wasn’t the only Lopez girl on the block. Her younger sister Lynda grew up in the Bronx with her and now hosts Good Day New York and Fox 5 Live.

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Donnie and Mark Wahlberg

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Donnie and Mark Wahlberg

Before Mark was starring in blockbuster movies, he was expressing his good vibrations as Markie Mark, while his big brother had the right stuff as one fifth of NKOTB.

#18/22:

The Baldwin brothers

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The Baldwin brothers

There are four of them — Alec, Daniel, Billy and Stephen — and they are all tempermental actors.

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Elle and Dakota Fanning

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Elle and Dakota Fanning

At first glance, these sisters look like they could be twins. But Dakota is actually 4 years old than Elle, while Elle is four inches taller than Dakota.

#20/22:

Matt and Kevin Dillon

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Matt and Kevin Dillon

Drama may have been the older brother on Entourage, but in real life, Kevin Dillon is actually Matt Dillon’s younger brother.

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Julia and Eric Roberts

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Julia and Eric Roberts

Apart from playing the bad man in The Killers "Mr. Brightside" music video and Emma Roberts’ father in real life, Eric is also Julia Roberts' older brother.

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Hailee Steinfeld and Griffin Steinfeld

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Hailee Steinfeld and Griffin Steinfeld

While Hailee is off being an actress, singer and member of Taylor Swift’s squad, her badass brother, Griffin, is racing for NASCAR.

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