Say What? These Celebrities Are Related?


Melissa McCarthy & Jenny McCarthy

There are quite a few celebrity families in Hollywood, such as the Baldwins and the Arquettes.

But there are quite a few stars with famous relatives you might not known about. Some shocked us!

Most of you remember actor George Wendt, who played the lovable Norm on the sitcom “Cheers”. But did you happen to know that Wendt is the uncle of “Saturday Night Live” star Jason Sudeikis? Yep!

George Wendt and Jason Sudiekis

“Law & Order: SVU” actress Mariska Hargitay is the daughter of a sex symbol from the 1950s and has the same figure. Her mother is Jayne Mansfield!

Mariska Hargitay Jayne Mansfield's daughter

Flame-haired beauty Bryce Dallas Howard, who you probably remember from her role in the movie “The Village”, is the daughter to director Ron Howard from “Happy Days”.

Dallas Bryce Howard & dad Ron Howard

Famous director Frances Ford Coppola is the uncle of quirky actor Nicolas Cage. But that’s not all…

Nicolas Cage & uncle Frances Ford Coppola

Frances’s sister Talia Shire, known as Adrian from “Rocky”, is the mom to actor Jason Schwartzman.

Talia Shire & son Jason Schwartzman

We adored funny woman Melissa McCarthy in the comedy “Bridesmaids”, but you’ll be surprised who she is related to! Melissa is the cousin of former Playboy model Jenny McCarthy!

Melissa McCarthy & Jenny McCarthy

Rashida Jones of “Parks and Recreation” is also a talented pianist. Now it all makes sense because her father is Grammy-winning legend Quincy Jones and her mother is Golden Globe winner Peggy Lipton!

Peggy Lipton, Rashida Jones, Quincy Jones

Most of us remember actor Tim Daly from the old show “Wings” or “Private Practice”, but Tim isn’t the only famous member of his family. Tim’s older sister is Tyne Daly, who played a detective on the popular television show “Cagney & Lacey”.

Tim Daly and Tyne Daly

“Grey’s Anatomy” star Jessica Capshaw is the daughter of “Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom” actress Kate Capshaw and the famous director Steven Spielberg.

Jessica Capshaw,Kate Capshaw,Steven Spielberg

Tom Cruise has an actor cousin named William Mapother that you’ve probably seen on “Lost”. We definitely see a family resemblance there! Cruise’s real name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV.

Tom Cruise and cousin William Maophter

Most of you have heard of Ray J, the wannabe singer and star of a sex tape with Kim Kardashian. Ray J is the brother to singer Brandy. The interesting part is their cousin is Snoop Dogg aka Snoop Lion.

Ray J and Brandy cousin to Snoop Dogg


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