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15 Children of Famous Celebrities Who You Didn't Know Were Actors

By Dustin Rowles | Lists | April 7, 2015 |

By Dustin Rowles | Lists | April 7, 2015 |

Rainey Qualley (above, daughter of Andie MacDowell) was in the opening scene of this week’s Mad Men. Her sister, Margaret Qualley (also the daughter of Andie MacDowell) is one of the leads in HBO’s The Leftovers.


Jack Quaid (daughter of Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid) plays Marvel, one of the douchey tributes in Hunger Games and Hunger Games: Catching Fire.


Taylor Dearden (Daughter of Bryan Cranston) is a series regular in the web series, 101 Ways to Get Rejected.

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Sosie Bacon (daughter of Kyra Sedgewick and Kevin Bacon) hasn’t been in anything you’d likely be that familiar with (unless you watched Chevy Chase’s Lifetime movie), but she is working regularly, and has several things lined up.


Greer Grammer (daughter of Kelsey Grammer) is a regular on the charming MTV series, Awkward.


Eva Amurri Martino (the daughter of Susan Sarandon) has been in a ton of stuff, most recognizable recently as a date of Chris Messina’s character on The Mindy Project.


Sarah Sutherland (daughter of Kiefer Sutherland) plays Catherine Meyer, the daughter of Julia Louis Dreyfus’ character in Veep.


Gia Mantegna (daughter of Joe Mantegna) has numerous credits, but most recently, she had an arc on The Middle as, I am assuming, Axl’s girlfriend.


Lilly McDowell (daughter of Malcolm McDowell and Mary Steenburgen) hasn’t done a ton of work, but you might recognize her from Sons of Anarchy.


Lily Rose Depp (daughter of Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis) could be seen in a minor role in Kevin Smith’s Tusk and will be seen as the lead in the spin-off movie, Young Hosers along with Harley Quinn Smith (daughter of Kevin Smith).


Eve Hewson (daughter of U2 frontman Bono) is great in the Cinemax series The Knick (and was also recently in Enough Said).


Let’s assume for the sake of this post that many of you confuse Mamie Gummer (daughter of Meryl Streep) for Grace Gummer (the other daughter of Meryl Streep), who is in Newsroom.


Zoe Kravitz (daughter of Lenny Kravitz and Lisa Bonet) is featured in the Divergent series.


Finally, many people already know this, but it comes as a shock to me every time I remember that Lily Collins — who played Snow White in Mirror Mirror — is the daughter of Phil Collins. (She is also reportedly dating Chris Evans).