A lot of times, inheritance can be the source of controversies within families. Many relatives have cut off ties completely when its time to split up the assets and estates of wealthy connections. However, not everything passed down is problematic in its nature. Sometimes, these things can make the family come closer together. While specific physical attributes are expected between parents and their children, there’s still something special when the next generation bears similarities to their grandparents. Keep reading to see some of your favorite stars’ grandkids who look just like them!
Apple Martin – Blythe Danner’s Granddaughter
There’s no doubt that Blythe Danner has great genes. Once you take a look at her daughter, Gwyneth Paltrow and her granddaughter Apple Martin. Recently, Danner turned 75 years old, and it seems that she has no plans of quitting acting anytime soon. This year alone, she’s appeared in three movies and even reprised the role of Will’s mom in the Will and Grace reboot.
Emma Ferrer – Audrey Hepburn’s Granddaughter
Easily one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, Audrey Hepburn has made her mark on the industry. With her acting skills, elegance, and beauty, she reached stardom in no time. For this reason, we’re more than jealous of her granddaughter, Emma, who’s just like her grandmother! It’s no surprise that Emma is a model now. Unfortunately, her famous grandmother passed away back in 1993.
Ethan Peck – Gregory Peck’s Grandson
It’s safe to say that Ethan Peck is practically his grandfather’s doppelganger! You probably remember his grandfather, Gregory Peck, who played in Roman Holiday and To Kill A Mockingbird. Not to mention, Gregory was also a very charitable man. Ethan has followed in his grandfather’s footsteps, appearing in the TV adaptation of 10 Things I Hate About You and the movie Passport to Paris.
Oliver Elfman – Peter Fonda’s Grandson
Jane Fonda isn’t the only Fonda who made it onto this list. Naturally, her brother, Peter, is here too. Since he passed his smile and distinctive eyes to his grandson, Oliver. He’s the son of Peter’s daughter, Bridget. She herself starred in Single White Female. Not to mention, Oliver’s father is Danny Elfman, who composed several pieces for Tim Burton.
Dree Hemingway – Ernest Hemingway’s Granddaughter
You’ve probably heard of Ernest Hemingway, seeing as he was an internationally famous poet and writer. While he did win the Nobel Prize and the Pulitzer Award, we can’t forget about his other achievement of passing his genes onto his granddaughter, Dree. She doesn’t seem to be interested in literature the way her grandfather was, but she is making waves in the fashion industry. She’s collaborated with brands like Givenchy and Calvin Klein.
Arthur Donald – Paul McCartney’s Grandson
You might think this Yale undergraduate looks familiar. Well, that’s because he looks so much like his grandfather, Paul McCartney. Arthur Donald is the eldest son of Paul’s daughter, Mary. We’re sure Arthur has no problem paying an Ivy League tuition fee, seeing as his grandfather is worth over $1 billion.
Amba Isis Jackson – Mick Jagger’s Granddaughter
Amba Jackson is Jade Jagger and Piers Jackson’s daughter. She also happens to be Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger’s granddaughter. Currently, she’s in a relationship with Frankie Lagrange, saying she would marry him someday. However, it seems like she’s a private person and likes keeping her life on the down-low.
Aiden And Jacob – David Bautista’s Grandsons
Naturally, we had to talk about the wrestler-turned-actor, Dave Bautista. Did you know he became a grandfather at 40 years old? The Guardians of the Galaxy actor has two grandchildren already. Just a quick look at the picture below shows how much his older grandchild looks like him!
Drew Barrymore – John Barrymore’s Granddaughter
Seeing as she’s part of the Barrymore clan, it’s no surprise that Drew Barrymore grew up in the spotlight. In fact, she’s one of the last remaining members of the acting dynasty. Other than acting as well, she’s much like her grandfather in looks. John Barrymore was once a big star in the ’20s and ’30s. Unfortunately, Drew also inherited the substance abuse problems that run in her family. Her father and grandfather both passed away after suffering from alcohol-related problems. Thankfully, Drew overcame this problem when she went to rehab at age 14.
Anjelica Huston – Walter Huston’s Granddaughter
You probably recognize Anjelica Huston from her performances in The Grifters and The Addams Family. Her father is John Huston, and her grandfather is none other than the Canadian actor Walter Huston. Clearly, she got her grandfather’s cheekbones and mouth. Sadly, she never got to meet her grandfather since he passed away just a year before she was born.
Jason Ritter – Tex Ritter’s Grandson
Clearly, Jason Ritter got his father’s good looks. However, let’s take it a step further and look back at his grandfather as well. Tex Ritter was both a Western film actor and a country singer during the 1930s. On top of that, he spent a lot of time with United Cerebral Palsy, a non-profit organization.
Sean Flynn – Errol Flynn’s Grandson
While Errol Flynn isn’t quite as famous as he once was, there’s no use in denying how much influence he once had. He played plenty of heroic roles back in the ’30s and ’40s. Sadly, he became bankrupt towards the end of his life. While Sean Flynn might not have inherited much from his grandfather, he most definitely inherited his looks.
Lena Redford – Granddaughter of Robert Redford
While Robert Redford was married to Lola Van Wagenen, they had four children today. Now, Robert has seven grandkids. Even though his career as an actor is very well-known, he started working behind the camera rather than in front of it. His directorial debut was Ordinary People. On top of that, in 2015, he established The Redford Center with his son, James. It focuses on film and video that helps with environmental causes. Lena, James’ daughter is active in their cause as well.
Amaya Josephine Hermann – Granddaughter of Jayne Mansfield
Amaya is Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann’s second daughter. The couple adopted Amaya after they had their first child, August. However, their family didn’t stop there. The couple adopted a son as well. Unfortunately, Amaya’s birth mother, Jayne Mansfield, passed away when she was only three years old.
Rose Kennedy Schlossberg – Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis’s Granddaughter
Jackie Kennedy used to Jacqueline Bouvier before she became FLOTUS when marrying JFK. The couple was the ideal pair back in their day. Even now, they still have some influence in pop culture. In the meantime, their granddaughter, Rose Kennedy Schlossberg looks just like Jackie! Naturally, she also inherited the Kennedy wealth.
Bridget Fonda – Henry Fonda’s Granddaughter
It goes without saying that the Fondas have a league of their own when it comes to family genes. Bridget is a talented actress, having been nominated for Emmys and Golden Globes. She clearly got her grandfather’s large eyes and sharp jawline. It turns out that she’s Jane Fonda’s niece.
Zoe Kazan – Elia Kazan’s Granddaughter
Zoe Kazan is another actress with Hollywood roots. Her father is the screenwriter, Nicholas Kazan, while her grandfather is the director Elia Kazan. They all have very distinctive eyes and noses, making them all look alike. However, Elia got a bad rep when he joined the anti-communist witch hunts during the 1950s. It looks like the public never forgave him for that.
Katie Cassidy – Jack Cassidy’s Granddaughter
Did you know that Jack Cassidy acted on Broadway before becoming an onscreen actor in the ’60s and ’70s? The actor suffered from a bipolar disorder, passing away in 1976 as a result of a fire accident. However, his lovely eyes and wonderful smile live on with his granddaughter, Katie Cassidy.
Sarah Sutherland – Donald Sutherland’s Granddaughter
This young actress has already made a name for herself by playing Catherine Meyer on the sitcom, Veep alongside Julia Louis-Dreyfus. Sarah might play a nervous and anxious character on-screen, but in reality, she’s full of confidence! Her father is Kiefer Sutherland, the 24 star. Not to mention, her grandfather is none other than Donald Sutherland.
Tayla Lynn – Loretta Lynn’s Granddaughter
In the Lynn family, music has always been important. Tayla Lynn began singing with the guidance of Loretta Lynn, her grandmother. In fact, Ernie Lynn worked as Loretta’s guitarist! When Tayla joined Loretta on tour, she got to sing with the music group, Stealing Angels. In 2016, she signed onto London Tone Music and even dipped her toes in movies and TV work.
Princess Charlotte – Princess Diana’s Granddaughter
How adorable are these two at these ages? Princess Charlotte even has a similar hairdo to Princess Diana. The little royalty is the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, Prince William, and Kate Middleton. Of course, her grandmother was none other than Princess Diana herself.
Riley Keough – Priscilla Presley’s Granddaughter
Danielle Riley Keough is Danny Keough and Lisa Marie Presley’s daughter. Naturally, this makes her the granddaughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Riley works as a model, producer, and actress.
Pablo Dylan – Bob Dylan’s Grandson
When he was called “Bob Dylan’s rapping grandson”, Pablo Dylan gained some attention. At the age of 15, he came out with a mixtape named “10 Minutes.” Not to mention, he’s worked with artists like Brent Faiyaz, OG Maco, and A$AP Rocky. However, he ended up quitting hip-hop and moving on to folk-rock. Other than his grandfather, he once spoke about his admiration of Kanye West.
Edgar Cooper Endicott – Joan River’s Grandson
The grandson of Joan Rivers, you might have seen Edgar Cooper on the reality TV show together with his grandmother. Back in 1998, his mother, Melissa Rivers, and father, John Endicott got married at a wedding that cost them a whopping $3 million. Unfortunately, the two got a divorce around 5 years later.
Princes William And Harry – Queen Elizabeth’s Grandsons
Of course, you must know who Prince William and Prince Harry are, and who their grandmother is. The two men are the sons of Prince Charles and Princess Diana. Sadly, Princess Diana passed away in 1997, leaving her sons motherless.
Sophie Dahl – Roald Dahl’s Granddaughter
Kids from all over the world love Roald Dahl! Now, his granddaughter Sophie Dahl is an incredible model. While she’s a size 14, she continues to enjoy plenty of success in the industry. Did you know she was the inspiration behind Sophie from The BFG?
Alyson Le Borges – Alain Delon’s Granddaughter
Alyson Le Borges is stunning, and clearly she got her good looks from her grandfather, Alain Delon. It seems like she’s following her grandfather’s footsteps with her career as well. She’s appeared in the movie Blue Island.
Mahogany Lox – Berry Gordy Jr.’s Granddaughter
The granddaughter of Berry Gordy Jr., Mahogany Lox is also in the music industry. Not to mention, she’s a social media star on the rise as well. She now has millions of followers across her social media accounts.
Elettra Rossellini Wiedemann – Granddaughter of Ingrid Bergman
A famous model, Elettra gets her looks from her grandmother, Ingrid Bergman. Later on, Elettra shifted her focus from models to writing. In fact, she’s contributed a lot of articles for acclaimed website and magazines. Not to mention, she’s also the manager and founder of Impatient Foodie, a website dedicated to healthy recipes that don’t take much time to prepare.
Bailey Willis – Granddaughter of Paul McCartney
The iconic Beatles singer started his career back in the 1960s. Nowadays, he’s more than just a singer. He’s a songwriter, composer, and the father to Stella McCartney – the famous fashion designer. Bailey Willis just so happens to be Stella’s daughter. While she’s only 11 years old, she’s already looking forward to taking a similar career path as her grandfather.
Grace Van Dien – Granddaughter of Chris Mitchum
An American actress, Grace Van Dien was born into a family with plenty of history in film. By age 21, she’s appeared in movies like Charlie Says, The Village, and Greenhouse Academy. Not to mention, she’s Chris Mitchum’s granddaughter and Robert Mitchum’s great-granddaughter! Chris has played in more than 60 movies, both in the U.S. and in 13 other countries. He’s worked with legends like John Wayne as well.
Sky Blu – Berry Gordy’s Grandson
Here we have Skyler Austen Gordy, the grandson of Berry Gordy. However, he’s better known as ‘Sky Blue’ and is Mahogany’s brother. A member of the electronic dance music group, LMFAO, they released songs like “Sorry for Party Rocking” and “Party Rock Anthem.”
Tony Goldwyn – Samuel Goldwyn’s Grandson
A famous producer for Paramount Pictures, Samiel Goldwyn was very well-known back in his day. This was when the company was still a start-up and running together with his brother-in-law. We wonder whether they had any idea just how big it would become. His grandson, Tony Goldwyn, likes working in front of the camera instead of behind it. He began acting in the ’90s, and has worked on projects on the big and small screen.
Jenna Bush-Hager – George H. W. Bush’s Granddaughter
The granddaughter of the 41st POTUS is Jenna Bush-Hager. She and her twin sister are the granddaughters of George W. Bush. While she was born into a very political family, Jenna is making a name for herself as a reporter and a teacher. In fact, she just started interning for UNICEF.
Arabella Churchill – Winston Churchill’s Granddaughter
If you a thing or two about history, then you must know who Winston Churchill is. He was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom just after Neville Chamberlain resigned. He’s most famous for serving as the nation’s leader during WWII. Clearly, Churchill played a huge role in world history. His granddaughter, Arabella Churchill, was a cultured woman with her own philantropic tendencies as well. She co-founded the Children’s World Charity.
Ever Carradine – John Carradine’s Granddaughter
John Carradine was an actor back in the ’40s, having appeared in projects like The Grapes of Wrath and Stagecoach. Generally, he stuck to horror and Western movies up until his death in 1988. His granddaughter, Ever Carradine, is following in his footsteps, having appeared in the Netflix adaptation of the novel, The Handmaid’s Tale.
Ali Astin – Patty Duke’s Granddaughter
Patty Duke began her acting career when she was very young. What’s even more impressive is the fact that she won an Oscar when she was only 16! She won for her work in the 1962 movie, The Miracle Worker. The next year, she had the Patty Duke Show. In fact, she worked all the way until 2015, having passed away just a year later. Her granddaughter, Ali, takes after her in so many ways. She also made her movie debut when she was very young. She was only 6 when she was in The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King. Recently, she starred in the horror movie, Bad Kids of Crestview Academy.
Abby Elliott – Bob Elliott’s Granddaughter
Bob Elliott was a legendary comedian, having made up half of the comedy pair, Bob and Ray. The other half is, obviously, Ray Goulding. Bob has worked on things like King of the Hill, Get A Life, and Saturday Night Live. He worked right up until he passed away in 2016. His granddaughter, Abby Elliott, has taken the same path as him, joining the Saturday Night Live cast for 4 years before moving onto other projects. Since then, she’s starred in various shows and movies.
Kate Mara – Wellington Mara’s Granddaughter
We’re sure you remember Sue Storm from Fantastic Four. She was protrayed by none other than Kate Rooney Mara. If you aren’t a fan of superhero movies, you might know her as Wellington Mara’s granddaughter. Sports fans are most likely familiar with him since he co-founded the New York Giants. Kate doesn’t seem to be interested in sports, having gone into acting instead. She’s appeared on 24, American Horror Story: Murder House, House of Cards, and Chappaquiddick. In fact, she’s been in the acting game since 1999!
Jason Patric – Jackie Gleason’s Grandson
The son of Jason Miller, Jason Patric is the grandkid of Jackie Gleason. However, he explained that he and his grandfather weren’t all that close. After Gleason passed away in 1987, Jason Patric has said he never had the chance to bond with his grandfather since he was always such a private and quiet person.
Zoe Kravitz – Roxie Roker’s Granddaughter
Zoë Kravitz is the daughter of none other than Lenny Kravitz, and there’s no doubt that the both of them are very unique people. Lenny is the son of Bahamian TV star, Roxie Albertha Roker. She’s earned herself plenty of awards and nominations for her acting. Meanwhile, Zoë is a model, an actress, and a singer. She first acted in the 2007 movie, No Reservations.
Charlotte Ritchie – Richard Burton’s Granddaughter
Charlotte Ritchie is a British actress and musician whose the daughter of Kate Burton and the granddaughter of Richard Burton. She’s worked on projects for both the small and big screen. Not to mention, the family talent extends to her brother, Luke, as well. He’s a musician and songwriter. The two siblings collaborate every now and again.
Max Irons – Cyril Cusack’s Grandson
Max Irons was born to Jeremy Irons and Sinead Cusack. This means that he’s Cyril Cusack’s grandson. While Max’s father is an actor himself, he didn’t support him in the beginning since he was worried about his learning disability. Still, Max went into acting and launched his career successfully. You can see him in The Riot Club, The Host, and Riding Hood.
Hutch Dano – Royal Dano’s Grandson
The son of Rick Dano, Hutch Dano is the grandchild of Royal Dano. He’s most famous for appearing on the Disney TV show, Zeke and Luther. With time, his net worth is only growing, with it being approximately $1.1 million now. At one point, he went to Disneyland to visit the ‘Great Moments with Mr. Lincoln’ attraction just to hear his grandfather’s voice. Hutch explained that his grandfather inspired him to go into acting, even though they didn’t have much time together since Royal passed away in 1994.
Rooney Mara – Wellington Mara’s Granddaughter
Other than Kate, her sister Rooney also made waves in the Hollywood scene. Rooney has appeared in all kinds of projects, including The Social Network and The Girl With A Dragon Tattoo. Other than acting, Rooney is known for her charity work. She works with the Uweza Foundation, a charity focused on supporting kids and families in the Kenyan slums of the Kibera in Nairobi.
Alexa Davalos – Richard Davalos’s Granddaughter
Alexa Davalos is another person with an impressive lineage to live up to. She’s the daughter of the actress Elyssa Davalos, and the granddaughter of the actor, Richard Davalos. When she was 17, she wanted to be independent and moved out. Before she turned to acting, she started modeling. Later on, she starred in projects like The Man in the High Castle, Mob City, and Clash of the Titans.
Quinn Tivey – Elizabeth Taylor’s Grandson
Of course, Elizabeth Taylor is famous for playing roles like the classic Cleopatra. In fact, she was considered to be one of the prettiest stars to ever appear on-screen. Thankfully, her grandson, Quinn Tivey, has been able to keep her legacy intact. He inherited her gorgeous features as well as her charitable nature. He’s often seen working in the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation.
Steven R. McQueen – Steve McQueen’s Grandson
Everyone used to love Steve McQueen and his handsome face. Combined with his daring demeanor, he was made to be an action star. You might remember him from The Magnificent Seven and The Great Escape. In 1980, the actor died from mesothelioma. This condition was believed to have been caused by his constant exposure to asbestos while shooting. He had two children. His grandson, Steven R. McQueen, looks just like him, don’t you think?
Charlotte Casiraghi – Grace Kelly’s Granddaughter
How can anyone forget about Grace Kelly? The actress is world-famous for her fantasy stories and acting skills. When she married Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1956, everyone was swooning. Charlotte Casiraghi is Caroline’s daughter, making her Grace Kelly’s granddaughter. We can clearly see that she took after her grandmother with plenty of things. Of course, she’s a member of the Monegasque royal family. In fact, she’s 11th in line for the throne!
Chris Pine – Anne Gwynne’s Grandson
While Chris Pine is famous for his starring role in Star Trek, did you know he is part of a Hollywood family? His grandmother was Anne Gwynne. She worked as a pin-up girl as well as a horror film actress during WWII. Unfortunately, Gwynne passed away in 2003 due to a stroke.
Zion David Marley – Bob Marley’s Grandson
Rohan Marley, Bob Marley’s son, has five children with songwriter Lauryn Hill. Their firstborn Zion is a mirror image of his grandfather. The resemblance of Bob and Zion is undeniable, he definitely takes after his reggae legend grandfather.
Raphael De Niro – Robert De Niro Sr.’s Grandson
Robert De Niro’s father was, in fact, an abstract expressionist painter in case you did not know. The De Niro men are truly just something else, artists in their separate ways but undeniably linked. Raphael, Robert De Niro’s child is a spitting image of both his grandfather and father.
Naomi Wilding – Elizabeth Taylor’s Granddaughter
Elizabeth Taylor an astounding woman of note. A star whose presence is never forgotten. Taylor gave birth to Michael Wilding Jr. whilst married to her second husband Michael Wilding. Actor Michael Wilding Jr. has since had his own children one of which resembles the late Elizabeth Taylor. Naomi Wilding looks very similar to her late grandmother.
Jennifer Wayne – John Wayne’s Granddaughter
Jennifer Wayne is John Wayne’s granddaughter from her mother’s side of the family. John Wayne, sound familiar? “The Duke” is exactly who we are talking about, with his handsome looks his granddaughter is rather lucky she inherited his genes and should feel blessed that she did.
Manuella Papatakis – Geneviève Sorya’s Granddaughter
French actress Geneviève Sorya may not be as famous as her Academy Award-nominated child, Anouk Aimée but she was popular nonetheless. Manuella Papatakis is the granddaughter of Geneviève and a clone if not an identical twin. Manuella is now in her 60s but we have no doubt she has aged with absolute grace and beauty.
Annie Guest – Janet Leigh’s Granddaughter
Norma Shearer discovered Janet Leigh when she was only 18-years old. janet’s daughter followed in her footsteps becoming a famous star in the industry, Jamie Lee Curtis. Jamie has a daughter named Annie who looks specifically similar to her grandmother…lucky for her.
Samantha Brooks – Mel Brook’s Granddaughter
Mel Brooks had three children with Florence Baum before finding his soulmate, Anne Bancroft. His granddaughter is following in his footsteps as she enters the entertainment industry. Samantha Brooks has the face of her grandfather, hopefully, that and her charm will take her just as far.
Clover Clementyne Watson – Natalie Wood’s Granddaughter
Natalie Wood was taken to soon by a drowning accident at the age of 43. Natalie’s memory lives on through her family, her daughters to be exact. Natasha Gregson, Natalie’s daughter, and Barry Watson welcomed Clover in 2012. Clover was blessed with Natalie’s gorgeous face that is for sure.
Mason Disick – Kris Jenner’s Grandaughter
The Kardashian clan has to crack with the grandchildren truly outnumbering the sisters at this point. Kris Jenner and Mason Disick look very similar, as it just so happens Mason inherited his grandma’s good looks and the strong genes are not only prevalent in the whole family but especially between these two.
Frankie Barrymore Kopelman – John Drew Barrymore’s Granddaughter
The Barrymore’s have a legacy of acting as Drew’s father was also an actor, Drew aspired to follow in his footsteps. Her adorable daughter Frankie may choose the same path too, Drew and Will Kopelman are parents to the beautiful Frankie.