One of the coolest things about Hollywood is how connected you become with the actors’ lives. Fans go bananas when celebs buy a new home, and welcome a bundle of joy into the world. People love to see their favorite actors grow up and then see them act alongside their children.
Actor’s children are immediately born into the spotlight. Some like to keep their children’s faces private until they consent, like Katy Perry and Ali Wong. While others want the world to see their kids ASAP, like Brangelina. Often, those kids end up being the performers for the new generation. Generation X had Carrie Fisher, Rob Reiner, and Kate Hudson; and that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As for Gen Z, they have Dakota Johnson, Harley Quinn Smith, and Billie Lourd to look up to.
Despite Hollywood being filled to the brim with actors and their acting offspring, there’s something you may not have noticed. It’s somewhat rare to find them on-screen at the same time. Look back at your favorite, famous-before-they-were-born actors and think about their movies. Did you see their parents at any point? Even a cameo? Many of you will probably say no, but you may be shocked. Some have been right under your noses (cough, cough, Harry Potter fans).
From voice acting to an upcoming comedy series, there are more familial duos than you’d expect. Here are 15 celebrities who have acted alongside their children.
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