7 Actors You Probably Didn't Know Were Family

Family connections are always a point in favor for small artists who want to make themselves known … But viewers are not always aware. And, eye, with this we do not mean that actors raised in 'film families' do not deserve the roles they star, but one thing is undeniable: that of breaking through in professional life thanks to the famous 'contacts' also serves to seventh Art.

Nicolas Cage, family of the mythical Coppola

Nicolas Cage, an actor we all know by ‘Leaving Las Vegas’ or the myths of ‘The Search’, comes from a large family of artists that many do not know because he changed his last name to make his way into the world on his own. He is the nephew of the mythical Francis Ford Coppola (director of Pad The Godfather ’) and cousin of the directors Roman and Sofia Coppola.


Emma Roberts, niece of Julia Roberts and daughter of Eric Roberts

At 28, Emma Roberts has a long history in cinema thanks to what her aunt (Julia Roberts) and her father (Eric Roberts) instilled in her. He started by going to the sets of movies in which his aunt participated and, since then, he has starred in films such as ‘An almost funny story’, ‘Nerve’ or ‘We are the Miller’ and in series like ‘American Horror Story’.

‘Stranger Things’ Robin, daughter of Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman

Maya Hawke, whom we met for her nice role in the third season of ‘Stranger Things’, is the daughter of renowned Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman (and, in fact, on her face we see something of both actors). The 21-year-old girl, who has also worked as a model and as a singer (insert link: https://as.com/epik/2019/08/19/portada/1566222774_500516.html), made her acting debut as Jo March in the BBC adaptation of the classic 'Little Women'.

Ben Affleck and Casey Affleck are brothers

Although not as well known as director and actor Ben Affleck, Casey has also earned a great reputation in the cinema thanks to ‘Gone Baby Gone’ or a Manchester by the Sea ’, a film with which he won the Oscar for best actor. Of course, the demands he has received for sexual harassment by two former co-workers have not done his career too well.


Tippi Hedren, Melanie Griffith and Dakota Johnson: grandmother, mother and daughter

The actress whom most of us met for her starring role in the trilogy of 'Fifty Shades of Gray' is the daughter of actors Melanie Griffith and Doc Johnson and granddaughter of the mythical Tippi Hedren (known, above all, for her role in ' The Birds' by Hitchcock).

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Steven Spielberg, godfather of Drew Barrymore

The acclaimed American director got Drew Barrymore to make his debut in ‘E.T., the extraterrestrial’ and thanks to that he won several film awards. We don't need to tell you how far his film career has taken him since he started with six years to the 44 springs he currently has.

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John Cusack and Joan Cusack are brothers

The two are recognized American actors with great awards in the industry and also participated in a great film together: ‘High Fidelity’.

Can you think of someone else?