27 Famous Dads and Their Famous Sons

The AP takes a look at fathers and sons who are both in the biz
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Jun 18, 2017 8:33 AM CDT
27 Famous Father-Son Duos
Spanish singer Julio Iglesias performs during a concert in Calella de Palafrugell, Spain on Aug. 14, 2008, left, and his son Enrique Iglesias performs at the 14th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Las Vegas on Nov. 21, 2013.    (Uncredited)

Douglas. Hanks. Sutherland. Eastwood. Iglesias. For older audiences, the names might conjure up images of Kirk, Tom, Donald, Clint, and Julio, while younger audiences might think of Michael, Colin, Kiefer, Scott, or Enrique. The father-son connections have made their marks on all genres of television, film, and music. Their ranks include rockers Bob and Jakob Dylan, Will Smith and his sons Trey and Jaden, and rapper Ice Cube and his actor son O'Shea Jackson Jr. In at least one case, the Van Peebles family, the entertainment gene spans multiple generations. Mario Van Peebles' father is actor Melvin Van Peebles and his son Mandela appeared in the 2016 miniseries Roots. In honor of Father's Day, the AP offers a look at father-son celebrities. (Read more celebrity stories.)

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