20 Current Stars Who Have Famous Parents

You probably know most of these actors and their famous families, but the fact that they're all on TV at the same time has me feeling like I've stepped into a time machine.

1. Wyatt Russell

Russell is known for portraying Corporal Lewis Ford in Julius Avery's 2018 horror film Overlord and Dud in AMC's Lodge 49. Russell was born in Los Angeles, California, to actors Kurt Russell and Goldie Hawn. He is a grandson of actor Bing Russell, and a half-brother of actors Oliver Hudson and Kate Hudson.

2. Sosie Bacon

Sosie Bacon was born on March 15, 1992 as Sosie Ruth Bacon. She is an actress, known for 13 Reasons Why (2017), Loverboy (2005) and The Closer (2005).

3. Margaret Qualley

Sarah Margaret Qualley (born October 23, 1994) is an American actress. The daughter of actress Andie MacDowell, she trained as a ballerina in her youth and briefly pursued a career in modeling. She made her acting debut with a minor role in the 2013 drama film Palo Alto and gained recognition for playing a troubled teenager in the HBO drama series The Leftovers (2014–2017). 

4. Maya Hawke

Maya Ray Thurman Hawke[1] (born July 8, 1998) is an American actress and model. She is the daughter of actress Uma Thurman and actor Ethan Hawke. After beginning her career in modeling, Hawke made her screen debut as Jo March in the 2017 BBC adaptation of Little Women and starred as Robin in the third season of the Netflix series Stranger Things (2019).

5. Jack Quaid

Jack Quaid was born on April 24, 1992 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Jack Henry Quaid. He is an actor and writer, known for The Hunger Games (2012), The Hunger Games: Catching Fire (2013) and Logan Lucky (2017). Is the son of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid.

6. Tracee Ellis Ross

Tracee Ellis Ross was born on October 29, 1972 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Tracee Joy Silberstein. She is an actress and producer, known for Girlfriends (2000), Black-ish (2014) and Reed Between the Lines (2011). Daughter of Diana Ross and Robert Ellis Silberstein.

7. Alexander Skarsgård

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård was born in Stockholm, Sweden and is the eldest son of famed actor Stellan Skarsgård. Among his siblings are actors Gustaf Skarsgård, Bill Skarsgård, and Valter Skarsgård. For most of his formative years, his father was an acclaimed actor in Europe but had not yet achieved the international fame that came after his star turn in Breaking the Waves (1996). 

8. Dan Levy

Daniel Joseph Levy (born August 9, 1983) is a Canadian actor, writer, director, comedian, and producer. Born in Toronto to parents Eugene Levy and Deborah Divine, he began his career as a television host on MTV Canada. Levy received international prominence and critical acclaim for starring as David Rose in the CBC sitcom Schitt's Creek (2015–2020), which he also co-created and co-starred in with his father.

9. Emma Roberts

Emma is the daughter of Oscar-nominated actor Eric Roberts, and the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts. As a child she spent some time on the sets of movies with her aunt Julia. This helped Emma decide that she wanted to follow a career in acting. Her first movie role came in Blow (2001), where she played the daughter of Johnny Depp's character. 

10. Grace Gummer

Grace Jane Gummer (born May 9, 1986) is an American actress. She received a Theatre World Award for her Broadway debut in the 2011 revival of Arcadia. Her television work includes recurring roles in The Newsroom (2012) and American Horror Story (2011): Freak Show, and regular roles in Extant and Mr. Robot. Daughter of actress Meryl Streep and sculptor Don Gummer.

11. Mamie Gummer

Mamie Gummer was born on August 3, 1983 in New York City, New York, USA as Mary Willa Gummer. She is an actress, known for Ricki and the Flash (2015), The Ward (2010) and Side Effects (2013). Daughter of Meryl Streep and Don Gummer.

12. Lily Collins

Lily Jane Collins (born 18 March 1989) is a British-American actress. The daughter of English musician Phil Collins and American actress Jill Tavelman, she was born in Surrey and moved to Los Angeles as a child.

13. Liv Tyler

Tyler was born Liv Rundgren on July 1, 1977, in New York City at Mount Sinai Hospital in East Harlem. She is the only daughter of Bebe Buell, a model, singer, and former Playboy Playmate (Miss November 1974), and Steven Tyler, the lead singer of Aerosmith. She is best known for her portrayal of Arwen Undómiel in the Lord of the Rings film trilogy (2001–2003). 

14. Harley Quinn Smith

Harley Quinn Smith was born in Red Bank, New Jersey, to Jennifer Schwalbach and Kevin Smith. At the age of two, Smith and her family moved to Los Angeles. Smith had intentions to become a professional bass guitarist, but later fell in love with acting.

15. Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer, and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. She has an older sister, Kidada Jones, and five half-siblings by her father's other relationships. Jones made her professional acting debut in The Last Don, a 1997 mini-series based on the novel by Mario Puzo. 

16. Zoë Kravitz

Zoë Isabella Kravitz (born December 1, 1988) is an American actress, singer and model. The daughter of actor-musician Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet, Kravitz made her acting debut in the romantic comedy film No Reservations (2007), and had her breakthrough portraying Angel Salvadore in the superhero film X-Men: First Class (2011), which earned her nominations for a Teen Choice Award and a Scream Award.

17. Zoey Deutch

Zoey Francis Thompson Deutch (born November 10, 1994) is an American actress and producer. Deutch is a daughter of director Howard Deutch and actress-director Lea Thompson. She gained recognition for her roles in the film Everybody Wants Some!!, Netflix comedy series The Politician, and the Netflix film Set It Up.

18. Dylan Penn

Dylan Frances Penn (born April 13, 1991) is an American model and actress. She is the daughter of Sean Penn and Robin Wright. Her early public roles included modeling campaigns for Gap Inc., a magazine cover for treats!, a music video appearance in Nick Jonas' "Chains" and an acting role in Elvis & Nixon.

19. Dakota Johnson

Dakota Mayi Johnson (born October 4, 1989) is an American actress and model. The daughter of actors Don Johnson and Melanie Griffith, she made her film debut at age ten with a minor appearance in Crazy in Alabama (1999), a dark comedy film starring her mother. 

20. Rashida Jones

Rashida Jones was born in Los Angeles, California, the younger daughter of media mogul, producer, and musician Quincy Jones and actress Peggy Lipton. Jones made her professional acting debut in The Last Don, a 1997 mini-series based on the novel by Mario Puzo. Also in 1997, Rashida graduated from Harvard University.