There is nothing quite like the matter of an inheritance to cause controversy in a family. A lot of relatives cut off ties when they are not happy about the way assets and estates are divided. However, there are also certain things that are passed down that are not problematic! In fact, there are certain things that can make a family even closer. Even though it is not unusual for parents and their kids to look alike, we are impressed when the similarities can be traced to one generation further! Read on to see these celebrity grandchildren who remind us of their famous grandparents!
Apple Martin – Blythe Danner’s Granddaughter
Don’t you just wish that you were related to Blythe Danner? She clearly has great genes, and you can figure it out with a single look at Gwyneth Paltrow and Apple Martin. Danner is now in her 70s, but she has yet to announce a retirement plan! In fact, she managed to appear in 3 films and reprised her role in Will and Grace in just a single year. Apple Martin is blessed to call the star her grandma!
Emma Ferrer – Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter
Audrey Hepburn is one of those Hollywood stars that everyone knows. To many people, she was the epitome of beauty, elegance, and talent. Emma Ferrer is yet another person who won the genetic lottery. She looks so much like her gorgeous grandmother! No wonder she is making a name for herself in the modeling industry. Sadly, her famous grandma passed away in 1993.
Ethan Peck – Gregory Peck’s Grandson
Ethan Peck could pass for the doppelganger of his grandmother. We are sure that you remember Gregory Peck from films like To Kill A Mockingbird and Roman Holiday. Aside from his acting chops and good looks, he was also a charitable man. His grandson Ethan has become an actor as well. If he is familiar, it might have something to do with his appearance in Passport to Paris and 10 Things I Hate About You.
Oliver Elfman – Peter Fonda’s Grandson
A member of a famous Hollywood clan, Peter Fonda is the brother of Jane Fonda. His grandson Oliver ended up getting his eyes and smile! The little boy is the son of Bridget, Peter’s daughter. She was an actress herself and appeared in Single White Female. Oliver is her son with Danny Elfman, a composer who has worked for Tim Burton in the past.
Dree Hemingway – Ernest Hemingway’s Granddaughter
We are sure that you know who Ernest Hemingway is. After all, he was a famous writer who won both the Pulitzer Award and Nobel Prize! Aside from this, he should also get an award for passing on his genes to his grandchild, Dree. She might not be an award-winning writer like her grandpa, but she is now making a name for herself in fashion. She has already worked with brands such as Calvin Klein and Givenchy.
Arthur Donald – Paul McCartney’s Grandson
Music fans probably think that this Yale student seems familiar. It is only because he looks a lot like Paul McCartney, his grandpa! Arthur Donald is the son of Mary McCartney. While it is not a joke to pay for an Ivy League education, it must not be a problem for him since his grandfather has a $1 billion net worth.
Amba Isis Jackson – Mick Jagger’s Granddaughter
Jade Jagger and Piers Jackson have a daughter by the name of Amba Jackson. This means that she is the grandchild of Mick Jagger! At the moment, the young woman is involved with Frankie Lagrange. She has even said that she will marry him in the future! She enjoys her privacy and avoids the spotlight.
Aiden And Jacob – David Bautista’s Grandsons
How can we possibly forget about Dave Bautista, one of our favorite actor-wrestlers? He turned into a grandpa at only 40 years old! This Guardians of the Galaxy star already has 2 grandkids. If you look at this photo, you cannot miss just how similar he is to his older grandchild.
Drew Barrymore – John Barrymore’s Granddaughter
Drew Barrymore was pretty much raised in the spotlight since she hails from the Barrymore acting clan. She is one of the remaining members of this dynasty. Aside from her acting talent, she also inherited her looks from her grandfather, John Barrymore. He used to be a famous actor during the ‘20s and ‘30s. Sadly, the substance abuse issues that ran in the family also got passed onto her. Her dad and grandpa both died from complications related to alcohol. Fortunately, the actress managed to overcome the problem by going to rehab at the age of 14.
Anjelica Huston – Walter Huston’s Granddaughter
Do you remember Anjelica Huston from The Addams Family and The Grifters? Of course, you do. She is the daughter of John Huston, as well as the granddaughter of Walter Huston. She inherited the mouth and cheekbones of her Canadian actor grandfather. Unfortunately, the two of them never met since he died a year before her birth.
Jason Ritter – Tex Ritter’s Grandson
It is clear that Jason Ritter inherited his dad’s good looks! In reality, he also got it from his grandfather. Tex Ritter was a country singer and Western film star who made his mark during the ‘30s. Aside from his work in show business, he was also involved with a non-profit organization called United Cerebral Palsy.
Sean Flynn – Errol Flynn’s Grandson
Even though Errol Flynn is not as famous as he used to be, he definitely had a huge legacy in the world of Hollywood. He took on heroic parts during the ‘30s and ‘40s. Unfortunately, he ended up bankrupt near the end of his life. Even though Sean Flynn did not get a lot of material things from his grandpa, he certainly got his good looks.
Lena Redford – Granddaughter of Robert Redford
When Robert Redford and Lola Van Wagenen were married, they welcomed 4 kids into the world. He now has 7 grandchildren. While he had a great acting career, he eventually started to work behind the camera instead of in front of it! Ordinary People was his directorial debut. Aside from that, he and his son James launched The Redford Center in 2015. The organization focuses on videos and films about environmental issues. His granddaughter Lena is active in the cause too.
Amaya Josephine Hermann – Granddaughter of Jayne Mansfield
Amaya is the second daughter of Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann. She was adopted after the couple had August, their first kid. However, the family did not end there and even adopted another boy. Sadly, Jayne Mansfield, the birth mom of Mariska, passed away when Amaya was just 3 years old.
Rose Kennedy Schlossberg – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s Granddaughter
Before Jackie Kennedy got married to JFK and became the FLOTUS, she went by Jacqueline Bouvier. There was no couple more popular than these two in the past. In fact, they still influence pop culture to this day. They have a granddaughter called Rose Kennedy Schlossberg. Not only is she privy to the Kennedy fortune, but she also looks like her famous grandmother.
Bridget Fonda – Henry Fonda’s Granddaughter
We already know that the Fonda family is in a league of its own when it comes to genetics. Bridget Fonda is a great actress who has been nominated for the Golden Globes and the Emmys. She inherited the sharp jawline and huge eyes of her grandfather! Aside from that, she is the niece of Jane Fonda.
Zoe Kazan – Elia Kazan’s Granddaughter
Zoe Kazan has roots in a Hollywood clan. Her dad Nicholas Kazan is a screenwriter, and her grandpa Elia Kazan is a director. They share unique noses and eyes that will let you know they have the same blood running through their veins. However, her grandfather earned a terrible reputation during the ‘50s. After all, he snitched on his colleagues when the government started an anti-communist witch hunt.
Katie Cassidy – Jack Cassidy’s Granddaughter
Jack Cassidy was a Broadway star before he started to appear on the silver screen during the ‘60s and ‘70s. This actor was diagnosed with bipolar disorder and passed away in a fire back in 1976. We are glad that his killer smile and gorgeous eyes now live on in his grandchild Katie Cassidy.
Sarah Sutherland – Donald Sutherland’s Granddaughter
Sarah Sutherland is a young actress whose big break came in the role of Catherine Meyer on a hit HBO show called Veep. Even though her character there is anxious and full of nerves, she is a very confident person in real life. She is, after all, the daughter of Kiefer Sutherland. Her grandfather is a Hollywood star himself. We are talking about Donald Sutherland, of course.
Tayla Lynn – Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter
For as long as we can remember, music has been important to the Lynn family. Tayla Lynn started to sing with her grandmother Loretta Lynn. As a matter of fact, Ernie Lynn was also a guitarist for Loretta. When her granddaughter came with her on tour, Tayla got to sing with Stealing Angels. She got signed by London Tone Music in 2016. Aside from that, she has also tried her luck in TV and film projects.
Princess Charlotte – Princess Diana’s Granddaughter
Wow, what could possibly be cuter than this? Princess Charlotte and young Princess Diana were even sporting the same hairdo. The young royal is the daughter of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. This means that she is the grandchild of Lady Diana Spencer!
Riley Keough – Priscilla Presley’s Granddaughter
Danielle Riley Keough is the result of the union between Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough. It means that she is the grandchild of Priscilla and Elvis Presley. She is now an actress, model, and producer.
Pablo Dylan – Bob Dylan’s Grandson
Pablo Dylan got some attention when he was branded “Bob Dylan’s rapping grandson.” He was 15 years old when he released a mixtape with the title “10 Minutes.” He has previously worked with the likes of OG Maco, A$AP Rocky, and Brent Faiyaz. Despite this, he decided to leave hip-hop and work on folk rock instead. Apart from his grandpa, he is a fan of Kanye West as well.
Edgar Cooper Endicott – Joan River’s Grandson
Edgar Cooper Endicott is the grandson of Joan Rivers. They have appeared together on reality TV! In 1998, his parents Melissa Rivers and John Endicott tied the knot in a wedding that was reported to have cost $3 million. Whoa! However, they ended up getting a divorce about 5 years after that. Whoops.
Princes William And Harry – Queen Elizabeth’s Grandsons
There is absolutely zero way that you do not know Prince Harry and Prince William. On top of that, you must be familiar with their grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II. Unfortunately, Princess Diana died in 1997 and rendered the two boys without a mother.
Sophie Dahl – Roald Dahl’s Granddaughter
A lot of children from different parts of the globe grew up reading Roald Dahl. He has a grandchild called Sophie, who works as a model. She has seen a lot of success in the fashion industry despite her size. On top of that, her grandfather used her as the inspiration for the character in The BFG.
Alyson Le Borges – Alain Delon’s Granddaughter
Alyson Le Borges is gorgeous, but you would not be surprised that this is the case when you know who her grandfather is. She is the grandchild of Alain Delon! She seems to be following in his footsteps as well. She has appeared in Blue Island in the past.
Mahogany Lox – Berry Gordy Jr.’s Granddaughter
Mahogany Lox is the grandchild of music industry mogul Berry Gordy Jr. She is now making it big as a social media star and musician. The young lady has millions of followers on her social media accounts.
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann – Granddaughter of Ingrid Bergman
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann is a model who got her looks from her grandma, Ingrid Bergman. However, she ended up undertaking a career change and switched to writing. As a matter of fact, she has already contributed many articles for famous magazines and websites. On top of that, she is also the founder and manager of Impatient Foodie. It is a website dedicated to healthy but easy-to-make recipes.
Bailey Willis – Granddaughter of Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney of the Beatles launched his music career in the ‘60s. Mind you, he is more than just a singer. He is also a composer, songwriter, and dad to Stella McCartney, the acclaimed fashion designer. She has a daughter called Bailey Willis. Even though she is just a little girl, it looks like she is interested in following in the footsteps of her grandfather.
Grace Van Dien – Granddaughter of Chris Mitchum
Grace Van Dien is an American actress and a part of a clan that has left its mark on the film industry. She had already starred in The Village, Greenhouse Academy, and Charlie Says by the time she was 21 years old. She is the granddaughter of Chris Mitchum and the great-grandchild of Robert Mitchum. Her grandpa starred in over 60 movies and worked with the likes of John Wayne.
Sky Blu – Berry Gordy’s Grandson
Here is another grandchild of Berry Gordy. Skyler Austen Gordy, however, is better known as ‘Sky Blue.’ He is the brother of Mahogany. When it comes to his career, he is a part of the electronic dance music group called LMFAO. You probably know their hits “Sorry for Party Rocking” and “Party Rock Anthem.”
Tony Goldwyn – Samuel Goldwyn’s Grandson
Samuel Goldwyn was a famous Paramount Pictures producer back in the day. In the beginning, the company was no more than a start-up he was running with his brother-in-law. In those days, he likely had no idea that it was going to be this big! Tony Goldwyn is his grandson and is also involved in the film industry. However, he likes to work in front of it instead. He started acting back in the ‘90s.
Jenna Bush-Hager – George H. W. Bush’s Granddaughter
Jenna Bush-Hager is a grandchild of the 41st President of the United States. She has a twin sister as well. Even though she was born into a political and influential family, she decided to forge her own path. She is a teacher and reporter. At one point, she even interned for UNICEF.
Arabella Churchill – Winston Churchill’s Granddaughter
Winston Churchill is someone everyone should be familiar with. After all, he became the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom after the resignation of Neville Chamberlain. He is best known for leading the nation during the Second World War. Arabella Churchill is his grandkid. This cultured woman is a philanthropist in her own right like her grandpa! She was a co-founder of the Children’s World Charity.
Ever Carradine – John Carradine’s Granddaughter
John Carradine was a famous actor during the ‘40s. If you like old films, you might have seen him in The Grapes of Wrath and Stagecoach. He worked on a lot of Western and horror films until he passed away in 1988. Ever Carradine, his granddaughter, is taking a leaf out of his book. She was in the TV adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale.
Ali Astin – Patty Duke’s Granddaughter
Patty Duke kicked off her acting career at a very young age. We think that it is very impressive that she brought home an Oscar at the tender age of 16. It was for her performance in The Miracle Worker (1962). The year after that, she started hosting the Patty Duke Show. She kept working until 2015 and passed away the year after that. Ali, her granddaughter, followed in her footsteps in more ways than one. She made her film debut at a young age as well. She was just 6 years old when she appeared in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Aside from that, she recently starred in a horror film called Bad Kids of Crestview Academy.
Abby Elliott – Bob Elliott’s Granddaughter
Bob Elliott was famous for making us all life when he was part of the comedy duo Bob and Ray. He and Ray Goulding were hilarious together! Aside from that, he was also in Get A Life, King of the Hill, and Saturday Night Live. He did not stop working until he died in 2016. Abby Elliott, his grandkid, decided to take the same route and joined Saturday Night Live. She was on the show for 4 years before moving on. She has worked on many other projects since then.
Kate Mara – Wellington Mara’s Granddaughter
How can you possibly forget the actress who played Sue Storm in Fantastic Four? Kate Rooney Mara was the one who brought her to life! Did you know that she is a granddaughter of Wellington Mara? Sports enthusiasts will know him as the co-founder of the New York Giants. While Kate is not all that involved in sports, she is a great actress. She has previously starred in House of Cards, American Horror Story: Murder House, Chappaquiddick, and 24. As a matter of fact, she made her acting debut in 1999.
Jason Patric – Jackie Gleason’s Grandson
Jason Patric is the child of Jason Miller, making him the grandson of Jackie Gleason. However, he was not all that close to his granddad. After Gleason died in 1987, Jason said that his late granddad had been such a quiet and reserved person that they did not get to bond with each other.
Zoe Kravitz – Roxie Roker’s Granddaughter
Zoë Kravitz, just like her father Lenny Kravitz, is a very unique person. He is the son of Roxie Albertha Roker, who is a Bahamian television star. She was a very talented actress with a lot of awards and nominations to her name. Anyway, Zoë is an actress, model, and singer. She made her acting debut in a 2007 film called No Reservations.
Charlotte Ritchie – Richard Burton’s Granddaughter
Charlotte Ritchie is a British musician and actress. She is the child of Kate Burton, which means that she is the grandchild of Richard Burton. She has worked on a bunch of projects for both TV and film in the past. On top of that, her brother Luke also inherited the family talent. He is a songwriter-musician. They occasionally like to collaborate.
Max Irons – Cyril Cusack’s Grandson
Max Irons is an actor who gets to call Sinead Cusack and Jeremy Irons his parents. This makes him the grandson of Cyril Cusack. Even though his dad is also an actor, the older man did not support his dreams at the start. Jeremy had worries about his learning disability. Luckily, Max proved him wrong and even starred in films like Riding Hood, The Host, and The Riot Club.
Hutch Dano – Royal Dano’s Grandson
Hutch Dano calls Rick Dano his dad and Royal Dano his granddad. He is best known for starring in a Disney show called Zeke and Luther. His net worth has grown over the past years and now sits at $1.1 million. There was a time when he visited Disneyland to go on ‘Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln.’ He did this so he could hear the voice of his grandfather! According to Hutch, his grandfather served as his inspiration to pursue an acting career. They did not get a lot of time together as Royal died in 1994.
Rooney Mara – Wellington Mara’s Granddaughter
Aside from her sister Kate, Rooney Mara has also made a name for herself in Hollywood. She has starred in projects like The Girl With A Dragon Tattoo and The Social Network. She is not only an actress, but she is also a charitable woman. Rooney helps the Uweza Foundation, which is a charity that supports children and families living in the Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya.
Alexa Davalos – Richard Davalos’s Granddaughter
Alexa Davalos also has an impressive family background. She is the child of Elyssa Davalos and the grandchild of Richard Davalos. Both her mom and grandfather are in the acting business! She craved independence at the age of 17, which was the reason she moved out. She gave modeling a shot before she started acting. She later starred in films and shows like Mob City, Clash of the Titans, and The Man in the High Castle.
Quinn Tivey – Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandson
How can you not know Elizabeth Taylor? After all, she played the title role in Cleopatra. On top of that, the general consensus is that she was one of the most gorgeous actresses ever. She has a grandson called Quinn Tivey, who is here to keep her legacy alive. He got her beautiful features and charitable nature. Among other things, he is active in the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Steven R. McQueen – Steve McQueen’s Grandson
Dreams are made of Steve McQueen and his rugged good looks. If you ask us, he was the perfect action star. Some of his most famous projects are The Great Escape and The Magnificent Seven. In 1980, he passed away after suffering from mesothelioma. The condition was thought to have been caused by constant asbestos exposure during shoots. He had 2 kids. There is no denying that his grandchild Steven R. McQueen looks just like he did!
Charlotte Casiraghi – Grace Kelly’s Granddaughter
We are sure that no one has forgotten about Grace Kelly. This world-famous actress is known for her beauty and talent. In 1956, the entire world swooned when she and Prince Rainier III of Monaco got married. Their daughter Caroline gave birth to Charlotte Casiraghi. She clearly took after her famous grandmother in more ways than one. Yes, she is also part of the Monegasque royal family. She is currently 11th in the line of succession.
Chris Pine – Anne Gwynne’s Grandson
Chris Pine is most famous for starring in the Star Trek movies. However, he actually hails from a Hollywood clan. Anne Gwynne was his grandma. She was a pin-up girl and a horror film star during the Second World War. Sadly, she passed away after suffering a stroke in 2003. Rest in peace!
Zion David Marley – Bob Marley’s Grandson
Rohan Marley is the son of Bob Marley. He and Lauryn Hill have 5 kids between them. Zion, their firstborn child, could pass for the doppelganger of his grandfather. There is undeniable resemble between them, right? He clearly takes after the famous reggae musician.
Raphael De Niro – Robert De Niro Sr.’s Grandson
We bet that you had no idea that Robert De Niro had an abstract expressionist painter for a father. Yes, this is one family that had art in the blood. They might be interested in different art forms, but they are clearly linked. Raphael, the child of the actor, is the spitting image of his dad and grandpa!
Naomi Wilding – Elizabeth Taylor’s Granddaughter
Elizabeth Taylor, as we have already established, was a remarkable woman. We will never forget her legacy! She and her second husband Michael Wilding had a son called Michael Wilding Jr. He is an actor and has since started a family of his own. One of his kids resembles his late mother. Don’t you think that Naomi Wilding looks just like the Cleopatra actress?
Jennifer Wayne – John Wayne’s Granddaughter
Jennifer Wayne gets to call John Wayne her maternal grandfather. We are sure that his name sounds familiar. The actor, also known as “The Duke, is not only talented but also good-looking! Jennifer sure is lucky that she inherited such good genes. If we were her, we would definitely feel grateful for that.
Manuella Papatakis – Geneviève Sorya’s Granddaughter
Geneviève Sorya is a French actress. While she might not be as famous as her Oscar nominee daughter Anouk Aimée, she was talented in her own right. She has a granddaughter called Manuella Papatakis, who is the spitting image of her. Now in her 60s, we can say with certainty that Manuella has aged very gracefully. Good for her!
Annie Guest – Janet Leigh’s Granddaughter
Janet Leigh was only 18 years old when she got discovered by Norma Shearer. Her daughter Jamie Lee Curtis followed in her footsteps and became a big star as well. The Halloween actor has a daughter called Annie, who looks very much like Janet Leigh did!
Samantha Brooks – Mel Brook’s Granddaughter
Mel Brooks and Florence Baum had 3 kids before he met Anne Bancroft, his soulmate. One of his granddaughters is taking the same path that he did by joining show business. Samantha Brooks also inherited his looks. We are sure that she will rule Hollywood with this and her charm!
Clover Clementyne Watson – Natalie Wood’s Granddaughter
Natalie Wood died too soon. She was only 43 years old when she drowned by accident. Her memory still lives on through her daughters. In 2012, her daughter Natasha Gregson and Barry Watson had a daughter called Clover. The little girl clearly inherited the gorgeous face of her late grandmother!
Mason Disick – Kris Jenner’s Grandaughter
The Kardashian family has been overtaken by the grandkids! There are more of them than the sisters by now. Mason Disick looks a lot like his grandmother Kris Jenner. While one could argue that strong genes run in the family, we daresay that these two have more in common than the others.
Frankie Barrymore Kopelman – John Drew Barrymore’s Granddaughter
The Barrymore family has an acting legacy. After all, Drew’s dad John Drew Barrymore was an actor himself. She followed in his footsteps by becoming an actress herself. The star also became a mother when she and Will Kopelman welcomed a little girl called Frankie! She looks like her grandpa as well.
Celebrities Who Live On Through Their Legacies And Their Grandkids