RFK Granddaughter Gets Big Hollywood Break

Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy scores role in Sorkin pilot
By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 5, 2011 9:11 AM CDT
Kick Kennedy attends the 2011 Riverkeeper Fishermen's Ball at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers on April 13, 2011 in New York City.   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Robert F. Kennedy's granddaughter has nabbed her first big acting break: Kathleen "Kick" Kennedy has scored a role in Aaron Sorkin's HBO pilot. More As This Story Develops, a show about cable news, also stars such boldface names as Jeff Daniels, Emily Mortimer, Olivia Munn, and Dev Patel. The New York Post notes that Hollywood is nothing new for the Kennedy clan: Kathleen's great-grandfather, Joseph P. Kennedy, formed one of the Big Five studios. Click for more, including who's been giving the 23-year-old acting advice. (Read more Kathleen Kennedy stories.)

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