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Celebrities– they’re just like us! They have parents! More often than not, however, celebrities are born from two “civilian” parents who haven’t achieved any kind of fame and just so happen to have brought a future superstar into the world. So, in that sense, they really are like most of us.

That said, there are times when celebrity parents pass along their talent– or at least, their ability to be famous– to their offspring and keep the family tradition of fame alive. From multi-generational Hollywood clans like the Barrymores and the Coppolas to actors like Rumer Willis, Charlie Sheen, and Jayden Smith whose talented parents are common knowledge, the majority of celebrity parent/child connections don’t take ...

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