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Jessica Capshaw, Grey’s Anatomy
As the daughter of actress Kate Capshaw, Jessica is also the step-daughter of Oscar-winning director Steven Spielberg.
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Tracee Ellis Ross, Black-ish
Known for playing Johnson matriarch Bow, the actress is daughter to music icon Diana Ross.
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Emma Roberts, American Horror Story
Having made a name in her own right, Emma Roberts was bound for stardom as she’s the niece of Oscar-winner Julia Roberts, and daughter to actor Eric Roberts.
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Rashida Jones, Angie Tribeca
Known also for her roles in NBC’s The Office and Parks and Recreation, Jones is the daughter of famed record and film producer Quincy Jones who has worked with legends like Michael Jackson. Her mother is Twin Peaks actress Peggy Lipton.
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Allison Williams, Girls
In addition to her role as Marnie on HBO’s Girls, Williams has appeared in shows like The Mindy Project and A Series of Unfortunate Events. She’s the daughter of MSNBC host Brian Williams.
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Zoë Kravitz, Big Little Lies
Kravitz’s name is a giveaway in terms of who her father is — musician Lenny Kravitz — and her mother is Cosby Show star Lisa Bonet. Kravitz is also the step-daughter to Game of Thrones‘ Jason Momoa.
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Billie Lourd, American Horror Story
The daughter of the late Carrie Fisher, Lourd starred on Scream Queens. She’s also the granddaughter of Debbie Reynolds.
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Jason Sudeikis, The Last Man on Earth
The Saturday Night Live alum is the nephew to George Wendt, essentially TV royalty for his role in Cheers.
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Katie Cassidy, Arrow
The actress, known for her role as Laurel in The CW’s Arrow, is the daughter of the late Partridge Family star and ’70s icon David Cassidy.
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Bill Skarsgård, Castle Rock — Gustaf Skarsgård, Westworld — Alexander Skarsgård, Big Little Lies
These actors from some of TV’s biggest shows are, in fact, all brothers — the sons of acclaimed actor Stellan Skarsgård.
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Ethan Peck, Star Trek: Discovery
Cast in the iconic role of Spock, Peck’s talent is no surprise since his grandfather is Hollywood legend Gregory Peck, best known for playing Atticus Finch in the film adaptation of To Kill a Mockingbird.
TV is filled with talented up-and-comers — but some of them aren't actually starting from scratch. Some of them had the entertainment gene in their blood, thanks to their talented families!