The 30 Most Famous Parent-Child Duos in Hollywood

The 30 Most Famous Parent-Child Duos in Hollywood

Looks like talent runs through the family, eh? With parents as famous and beloved as these, it's no wonder that some of their children decided to pursue the same dream and path. Here are 30 of the most famous parent-child duos in Hollywood that dominate the industry.

1. Will Smith and Jaden Smith

Will Smith, a renowned actor and musician, shares a close bond with his son Jaden Smith. Jaden has followed in his father's footsteps, showcasing his talents in acting and music, notably in films like "The Pursuit of Happyness" and "After Earth."

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2. Goldie Hawn and Kate Hudson

Goldie Hawn, an Academy Award-winning actress known for her comedic roles, has passed her talent to her daughter Kate Hudson. Kate, an actress and entrepreneur, has made a name for herself with roles in movies like "Almost Famous" and "How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days."

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3. Judy Garland and Liza Minnelli

The late Judy Garland, famous for her role in "The Wizard of Oz," was the mother of Liza Minnelli, a powerhouse in acting and singing. Liza's remarkable career includes an Oscar for her performance in "Cabaret."

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4. John Lennon and Sean Lennon

John Lennon, a legendary member of The Beatles, inspired his son Sean Lennon to pursue a career in music. Sean has made his mark as a talented musician, songwriter, and producer.

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5. Meryl Streep and Mamie Gummer

Meryl Streep, one of the most acclaimed actresses in film history, has a daughter, Mamie Gummer, who is also an actress. Mamie has appeared in various films and television series, proving her acting chops.

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6. Diana Ross and Tracee Ellis Ross

Diana Ross, an iconic singer and actress, is the mother of Tracee Ellis Ross, an actress known for her role in the TV series "Black-ish." Tracee has earned multiple accolades for her performances.

Diana Ross (2022)Raph_PH on Wikimedia Commons

7. Clint Eastwood and Scott Eastwood

Clint Eastwood, the legendary actor and director, has a son, Scott Eastwood, who has also pursued acting. Scott has appeared in films like "Gran Torino" and "The Fate of the Furious."

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8. Billy Ray Cyrus and Miley Cyrus

Country music star Billy Ray Cyrus is the father of Miley Cyrus, a singer and actress who first gained fame on Disney's "Hannah Montana." Miley has since carved out a successful career in music.

Billy Ray Cyrus 2009 (Cropped)Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Chad J. McNeeley on Wikimedia Commons

9. Blythe Danner and Gwyneth Paltrow

Blythe Danner, an accomplished actress, is the mother of Gwyneth Paltrow, an Oscar-winning actress and lifestyle entrepreneur. Gwyneth has starred in numerous films and founded the lifestyle brand Goop.

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10. Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas

Kirk Douglas, one of Hollywood's legendary actors, was the father of Michael Douglas, an accomplished actor and producer. Michael has received multiple awards for his work in films and television.

Michael Douglas, Seated, 1984Gary Friedman, Los Angeles Times on Wikimedia Commons


11. Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie

Jon Voight, an Oscar-winning actor, is the father of Angelina Jolie, an actress, filmmaker, and humanitarian. Angelina has received critical acclaim for her performances and her work with the UN.

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12. Debbie Reynolds and Carrie Fisher

Debbie Reynolds, a renowned actress and singer, was the mother of Carrie Fisher, best known for her role as Princess Leia in "Star Wars." Carrie was also a successful writer and humorist.

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13. Lisa Bonet and Zoë Kravitz

Lisa Bonet, known for her role in "The Cosby Show," is the mother of Zoë Kravitz, an actress and singer. Zoë has appeared in films like "Mad Max: Fury Road" and "Big Little Lies."

1024Px-Zoe Kravitz And Lenny Kravitz At The 25Th Spirit Awards (Cropped)LGEPR on Wikimedia Commons

14. Martin Sheen and Charlie Sheen

Martin Sheen, a celebrated actor, is the father of Charlie Sheen, known for his roles in films and the TV show "Two and a Half Men." Charlie has had a high-profile career with notable performances.

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15. Jerry Stiller and Ben Stiller

The late Jerry Stiller, a comedian and actor, was the father of Ben Stiller, a successful actor, comedian, and director. Ben has directed and starred in films like "Zoolander" and "Tropic Thunder."

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16. Demi Moore and Rumer Willis

Demi Moore, a celebrated actress known for her roles in films like "Ghost," is the mother of Rumer Willis. Rumer has shown her versatility in acting and singing, notably winning "Dancing with the Stars" in 2015.

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17. Lionel Richie and Nicole Richie

Lionel Richie, the legendary singer and songwriter, is the father of Nicole Richie. Nicole gained fame on the reality show "The Simple Life" and has since become a fashion icon and designer.

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18. Susan Sarandon and Eva Amurri

Susan Sarandon, an Oscar-winning actress, is the mother of Eva Amurri, an actress known for her work in films and television. Eva has carved out her own path in the industry, showcasing her talent in various roles.

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19. Bob Marley and Ziggy Marley

The late Bob Marley, a reggae icon, inspired his son Ziggy Marley to follow in his musical footsteps. Ziggy has become a successful musician in his own right, winning multiple Grammy Awards.

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20. Steven Tyler and Liv Tyler

Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith, is the father of Liv Tyler, an actress known for her roles in "The Lord of the Rings" series and "Armageddon." Liv has also ventured into modeling and producing.

Steven Tyler PerformingDaigo Oliva from São Paulo, Brasil on Wikimedia Commons

21. Keith Richards and Theodora Richards

Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones fame is the father of Theodora Richards, a model and artist. Theodora has made a name for herself in the fashion industry and as a visual artist.

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22. Don Johnson and Dakota Johnson

Don Johnson, famous for his role in "Miami Vice," is the father of Dakota Johnson, an actress known for her role in the "Fifty Shades of Grey" series. Dakota has also received acclaim for her performances in indie films.

Don Johnson & Melanie GriffithAlan Light on Wikimedia Commons


23. Yolanda Hadid and Gigi Hadid

Yolanda Hadid, a former model and reality TV star, is the mother of Gigi Hadid, a top model in the fashion industry. Gigi has walked for high-profile designers and appeared on numerous magazine covers.

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24. Alan Thicke and Robin Thicke

The late Alan Thicke, known for his role on "Growing Pains," was the father of Robin Thicke, a successful singer-songwriter. Robin has produced several hit songs and albums throughout his career.

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25. Jamie Foxx and Corinne Foxx

Jamie Foxx, an Oscar-winning actor and musician, is the father of Corinne Foxx, an actress and model. Corinne has appeared in films and has also pursued a career in modeling.

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26. Tippi Hedren and Melanie Griffith

Tippi Hedren, an actress famous for her roles in Alfred Hitchcock films, is the mother of Melanie Griffith, an award-winning actress known for her work in "Working Girl" and "Something Wild."

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27. Vanessa Redgrave and Natasha Richardson

Vanessa Redgrave, a renowned actress from the famous Redgrave acting family, was the mother of Natasha Richardson. Natasha was a talented actress known for her roles in "The Parent Trap" and on stage.

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28. Jon Bon Jovi and Jesse Bongiovi

Jon Bon Jovi, the famed rock musician, is the father of Jesse Bongiovi, who has ventured into the wine business. Jesse co-founded the Hampton Water wine brand, gaining recognition in the industry.

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29. Paul McCartney and Stella McCartney

Paul McCartney, a legendary member of The Beatles, is the father of Stella McCartney, a highly regarded fashion designer. Stella is known for her sustainable and ethical approach to fashion.

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30. Ozzy Osbourne and Kelly Osbourne

Ozzy Osbourne, the lead vocalist of Black Sabbath, is the father of Kelly Osbourne, a media personality and fashion designer. Kelly gained fame on the reality show "The Osbournes" and has since become a prominent figure in the entertainment industry.

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