We realize many people in Hollywood have family members “in the business”.
But many of these celebrities and their famous offspring we didn’t connect together until recently. Let’s see if you knew these celebs had famous parents!
Allison Williams, the actress who plays Marnie Michaels on the hit HBO series “Girls” isn’t the only famous person in her family. Her father is NBC news anchor Brian Williams!
Redfoo of the colorful and interesting band LMFAO, whose real name is Stefan Kendal Gordy, is the youngest child of Motown producer Barry Gordy!
Mariska Hargitay, the pretty actress who stars on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit”, had a very famous mother. Mariska’s mother is the popular 50s actress and sex symbol, Jayne Mansfield.
Journalist and television personality Anderson Cooper is always fashionable and now you’ll know why! Anderson is the son of fashion designer and heiress Gloria Vanderbilt. Most of us have worn her designer blue jeans at one time or another.
Actress Lily Collins, who played Snow White in the 2012 film “Mirror Mirror”, is the daughter of singer Phil Collins. A couple of his popular songs include “In The Air Tonight” and “Sussudio”.
Academy Award-winning actress Angelina Jolie has acting in her blood! Her father is Academy Award-winning actor Jon Voight, best known for his roles in “Deliverance” and “Coming Home”.
Bryce Dallas Howard
Actress Bryce Dallas Howard, who we’ve seen in films such as “Lady in the Water”, and “The Village”, is the daughter of beloved actor and producer Ron Howard. Ron is known for his roles as a child on “The Andy Griffith Show” and as a teen in “Happy Days”.
Alexander Skarsgard, who plays Eric Northman on the hit HBO series “True Blood”, also has an actor father. His dad is Stellan Skarsgard, who you’ve probably seen in “Good Will Hunting”, “The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo”, and “The Hunt For Red October”.
Spencer Grammer, who played Casey Cartwright on the ABC Family series “Greek” is the daughter of former “Frasier” star Kelsey Grammer.
Rashida Jones, an actress that starred on “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation”, is the daughter of record producer Quincy Jones. Her mom is former “Twin Peaks” actress Peggy Lipton.