20 Celeb Kids Who Are Also in the Biz

Nepotism, apparently, reigns in Hollywood

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jan 6, 2013 8:51 AM CST

(Newser) – Disgusted that so very many of Angelina Jolie's kids managed to snag roles in her upcoming film, Maleficent? Well, get ready for more nepotism, because the Huffington Post lists 17 more celebrity children who are getting into showbiz themselves:

  • Maude and Iris Apatow, daughters of Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann, have appeared in three of their parents' films. (And Maude is a Twitter celebrity, too.)

  • Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn Birkhead started modeling at the ripe old age of 6.
  • Paris Jackson, daughter of Michael, will make her acting debut in Lundon's Bridge and the Three Keys.
  • Samuel L. Jackson's daughter, Zoe Jackson, is an assistant director.
  • Lorraine Nicholson, daughter of Jack, starred in Soul Surfer and will also be in Attachment this year.
  • Alfonso Freeman, Morgan's son, has been in a few movies including Shawshank Redemption parody The SharkTank Redemption.
  • Scott Eastwood has been in some of dad Clint's movies, and will soon be seen in Texas Chainsaw 3D.
  • Elvis Presley's granddaughter Riley Keough models and acts.
  • Melanie Griffith's daughter with Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson, has her own Fox series, Ben and Kate.
Click for the complete list.

This campaign ad image provided by Guess? Inc., shows 6-year-old Dannielynn Birkhead.   (AP Photo/Guess? Inc.)
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