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    11 Celebrity Dynasties I Had Absolutely No Idea Existed Until Today

    "Who knew!?" – you reading this.

    There are certain Hollywood dynasties that we all grow up knowing about including the Fondas, the Barrymores, the Redgraves, and I daresay the Kardashians – but did you know about these famous families?

    A getty image showing Khloe Kardashian, Lamar Odom, Kris Jenner, Kendall Jenner, Kourtney Kardashian, Kanye West, Kim Kardashian, Caitlin Jenner and Kylie Jenner at an event
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    Jamie Lee Curtis is the daughter of Psycho actor, Janet Leigh.

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    And her father is Some Like It Hot star and Hollywood legend, Tony Curtis.

    A split image showing Tony Curtis dressed as a woman in Some Like It Hot and the getty image of him lying down off set with her wife Janet Leigh who is on the phone
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    Plus she's also Jake Gyllenhaal's godmother!

    A close up photo of Jake Gyllenhaal in Zodiac
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    Dakota Johnson is the daughter of Working Girl actor Melanie Griffith.

    A split image showing close-ups of Dakota Johnson in Bad Times at the El Royale and Melanie Griffith in Working Girl with big 80s hair
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    And Melanie is, in turn, the daughter of The Birds leading lady, Tippi Hedren.

    Warner Bros., Universal Pictures

    Dakota's father is Knives Out actor, Don Johnson.

    Don Johnson sits on an all white period suit on his porch on a sunny day. From the movie Django Unchained
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    And her stepfather for a time was Antonio Banderas!

    A close up of Antonio Banderas in a glasses and a dad sweater from Spy Kids
    Dimension Films

    New Girl actor Damon Wayans Jr. is the son of My Wife and Kids actor Damon Wayans.

    A split image showing a close up of Damon Wayans junior in New Girl and Damon Wayans senior of the front of the DVD cover for My Wife and Kids
    Fox, ABC

    Damon Wayans' brothers are White Chicks stars Shawn and Marlon Wayans, and In Living Color series creator and actor, Keenen Ivory Wayans.

    A still from White Chicks showing Shawn and Marlon Wayans standing next to each other in a store
    Sony Pictures Releasing

    And their sister is actor and comedian, Kim Wayans!

    A close up of Kim Wayans looking serious in the movie Pariah
    Focus Features

    Twilight and Boardwalk Empire star Jack Huston is the nephew of Hollywood superstar, Anjelica Huston.

    A getty image showing Anjelica Huston hugging her nephew Jack Huston at an event
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    Anjelica is, in turn, the daughter of director John Huston and the granddaughter of actor Walter Huston.

    A split image showing a close up of Anjelica Huston as Morticia Addams, a Getty image of John Huston as an old man, and a still from the movie The Treasure of the Sierra Madre of Walter Huston as a bearded bandit
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    And her half brother is The Constant Gardener actor, Danny Huston!

    A still from Wonder Woman showing Danny Huston in a green officers uniform
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    Game of Thrones star Oona Chaplin is the daughter of The Crown alumna Geraldine Chaplin.

    HBO, Walter Films

    And yes, you guessed it, Geraldine is the daughter of iconic silent movie star Charlie Chaplin, and the granddaughter of American playwright Eugene O'Neill!

    A split image showing Geraldine Chaplin in a pink frilly dress and hat with an arrow and text saying Geraldine playing her grandmother, Hannah, and two Getty black and white images of Charlie Chaplin and Eugene O'Neill
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    American Horror Story fave Billie Lourd is the daughter of Hollywood icon Carrie Fisher.

    A split image show a close up of Billie Lourd in American Horror Story Cult and Carrie Fisher dressed as Stars Wars character Leia in one of the movies
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    And Carrie Fisher is the daughter film legends Debbie Reynolds and Eddie Fisher.

    A split image showing a close up of a middle aged Carrie Fisher in When Harry Met Sally and a black and white Getty image of her parents Eddie and Debbie hugging
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    Oh, and Billie's godmother is THE Meryl Streep!

    A Getty image showing Meryl Streep and Billie Lourd both holding and award and embracing on stage at an event
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    Isabella Rossellini is the daughter of Golden Age star Ingrid Bergman and Italian film director Roberto Rossellini.

    Universal Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures

    And Isabella's daughter, Elettra, is a model and an Executive Editor for Refinery29.

    Hollywood pin-up and socialite Zsa Zsa Gabor, whose sister was Disney voice actor Eva Gabor, was the great-aunt by marriage of Paris and Nicky Hilton.

    A split image showing a black and white getty image of pin up girl Zsa Zsa Gabor and a getty image of Paris and Nicky Hilton dressed in chic colourful dresses and standing outside at a fashion event
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    Zsa Zsa also had an affair with her stepson Conrad "Nicky" Hilton Jr. who was also married to silver screen icon, Elizabeth Taylor.

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, CBS

    Mad Max: Fury Road star Riley Keough is the daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley.

    A getty Image of Lisa Marie hugging her daughter Riley on the red carper for an event for Elle Magazine
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    And Lisa Marie is the only child of The King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley, and his movie star wife Priscilla Presley.

    A split image showing close ups of Lisa Marie Presley at an event, Elvis Presley in black and white in the movie Jailhouse Rock and Lisa Marie Presley in a red blouse in the movie Naked Gun 2
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    And also, Riley's previous stepfathers include Michael Jackson and actor Nicolas Cage!

    A split image showing close ups of Nicolas Cage and Michael Jackson both in separate movies
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    Maya Hawke is the daughter of Hollywood stalwarts Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman, and Uma's mother is '60s model and actor, Nena von Schlebrügge.

    1 - Nena von Schlebrügge, mãe de Uma Thurman; 2 - Uma Thurman; 3 - Maya Hawke, filha de Uma e neta de Nena; 4 - Ethan Hawke, pai de Maya e ex-marido de Uma Thurman, mas que não contribuiu em nada com Maya, pois a moça só pegou traços da mãe e da avó.

    And lastly, Francis Ford Coppola, famed director of The Godfather trilogy, is the father of filmmakers Sofia Coppola and Roman Coppola.

    A getty image showing the Coppola family in a line arm in arm, including Roman, Francis, Sofia and Eleanor, their mother
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    And his granddaughter Gia Coppola – who is daughter of the late film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola who was killed in a speedboating incident – is also a director.

    Francis's sister is Rocky star Talia Shire.

    A split image from the movie Rocky 2 in which Rocky and Adrian are in bed and Adrian says you read nice and Rocky replies you lie nice
    United Artists

    Which means his nephews are actors Jason Schwartzman and The Princess Diaries actor Robert Schwartzman.

    A split image showing Rob Schwartzman in school uniform in the movie The Princess Diaries and Jason Schwartzman in hotel uniform from the movie The Grand Budapest Hotel
    Buena Vista Pictures, Fox Searchlight Pictures

    And his other nephew by his brother August is none other than the aforementioned Nicolas Cage, born Nicolas Kim Coppola!

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    Did you learn anything from this post, or were you already on top of these familial Hollywood connections? And did I miss any out? Comment below!

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