Many actors were able to start their moment in the spotlight thanks to a family member with certain connections in the film industry. While these actors may not have a household name like Barrymore or Hemsworth, they may have a household name in the music industry. Most can recognize Sinatra’s name, but can’t necessarily name the movies his daughter appears in.
Although their parents are the ones with successful music careers, not all of these actors have dabbled in the music industry. They were more interested in appearing on the big screen than living on stage. Some of these actors have minor roles in movies, other actors have major roles in some of the most popular movies and franchises..
ten Liv Tyler is known for her role in Lord of the Rings
Liv Tyler is best known for her role as Arwen Undómiel in The Lord of the Rings film trilogy directed by Peter Jackson. Although she was born into fame as the daughter of Aerosmith lead singer Steven Tyler. Tyler was unaware that the rock star was his biological father until he was 14.
Tyler suspected she was related to him after noticing the resemblance between her and his daughter, Mia, several years before her mother revealed the truth. In addition to The Lord of the Rings, Tyler appeared in The Incredible Hulk and Armageddon.
9 Zoë Kravitz has famous parents and a famous step-parent
Zoë Kravitz has family ties to several celebrities. She is the daughter of famous singer and actor Lenny Kravitz and actress Lisa Bonet. Zoë Kravitz received her breakthrough role when she starred as Angel Salvadore in the 2011 film X-Men: First Class.
In addition to X Men, she also played Christina in the Divergent film franchise and Leta Lestrange in the fantastic beasts film series. Kravitz is also the stepdaughter of fellow actor Jason Momoa, better known as Aquaman and Khal Drogo in game of thrones.
8 Lily Collins was in the acting industry at just two years old
Lily Collins was also born into the limelight, her father being the famous drummer and singer Phil Collins, also known for his contributions to the Tarzan soundtrack. Lily was only two years old when she landed her first role in Growing pains.
Her most recent roles include Princess Snow White in the 2012 film Mirror Mirror and Rita Alexander in the critically acclaimed 2020 film Man. Acting and musical abilities run in family. At age 13, Phil starred as Artful Dodger in the musical Olivier ! on West End.
seven Miley Cyrus’ siblings are also famous singers
Miley Cyrus is further proof that fame runs in the family. She rose to fame for her alter ego, Hannah Montana, on the Disney Channel show of the same name in the mid-2000s. Her country singer father, Billy Ray Cyrus, was in the limelight long before Miley, notably for his hit single Heart of breaky Achy. Cyrus’ half-sister, Brandi, is a radio DJ. His half-brother, Trace, is famous for having been part of the Metro Station group.
Cyrus’ sister, Noah, is also a pop singer. Also, Miley Cyrus’ godmother is Dolly Parton, one of the most famous country singers of all time. Miley Cyrus launched a successful solo career and ventured into the film industry. She is well known for her role in Nicholas Sparks’ film adaptation of The last song. The last song also stars her future husband, Liam Hemsworth.
6 Nancy Sinatra received her talent from her father
It’s no surprise that Frank Sinatra has kids who would dazzle in the spotlight. Nancy Sinatra is the eldest daughter of Frank Sinatra and Nancy Barbato. She started her acting career when she appeared in The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: Welcome to Elvis.
Sinatra then popularized the hit These boots are made for walking in 1966 and something stupid, a duet with his father. In the mid-1960s, Nancy Sinatra starred in a few feature films alongside Elvis Presley and Peter Fonda.
5 Brandon Thomas Lee stars in The Hills sequel
Brandon Lee (not to be confused with the late son and actor of Bruce Lee) is the son of Baywatch actress Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee. Her parents are the subjects of the recently released Hulu miniseries Pam and Tommy, which stars Lily James and Sebastian Stan.
Pam and Tommy follows the adventures of the couple. Brandon Lee plays a small role in the 2018 film Sierra Burgess is a loser. Lee also appears on the recently canceled The hills suite titled The Hills: New Beginnings, a reality TV show set in Los Angeles.
4 Kelly Osbourne made her debut on the family reality show
Kelly Osbourne is recognized for her early appearances on the early 2000s family reality show titled The Osbournes. Kelly is the middle child of Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, who is widely known as the lead singer of heavy metal band Black Sabbath and for his successful solo career.
Kelly Osbourne plays a minor role as a flight attendant in Sharknado 2: The second. Kelly Osbourne is best known for her appearances on E! Fashion Police, which was once hosted by the late Joan Rivers. Osbourne is also a judge on Runway Junior project.
3 Sean Lennon is very busy with his musical adventures
With parents like John Lennon and Yoko Ono, it’s no wonder their children become successful musicians. Sean Lennon has made a name for himself in the music industry with a solo career and as a member of various bands, like Cibo Matto and The Ghost Of A Saber Tooth Tiger.
Lennon wrote the music for the 2011 French animated film, A monster in Paris, and also gives the voice to Francoeur. He even has a guest role in a Season 7 episode of the popular 90s soap opera, Melrose Square.
2 Eve Hewson appears alongside Taron Egerton in Robin Hood
Eve Hewson had her breakthrough role in the 2011 drama This must be the place. She rose to fame at birth as the second daughter of Ali Hewson and Paul David Hewson, known professionally as Bono. Bono is the lead singer of Irish rock band U2, formed in the mid-1970s.
Hewson was just 14 when she appeared with her sister in the short Lost and found. His later acting credits include Steven Spielberg bridge of spies and the movie 2018 Robin Hoodwhere she plays alongside Taron Egerton and Jamie Foxx.
1 Jesse Blaze Snider is the narrator of Food Paradise
Jesse Blaze Snider is the eldest son of Dee Snider, lead singer of the popular 80s rock band Twisted Sister. Twisted Sister is known for his hit We won’t take it. Jesse has successfully ventured into several areas of the industry like comic book writing, voice acting, music and radio.
He is best known for being the narrator of the Travel Channel’s food paradise since 2014. Snider has also lent his voice to commercials for GameStop, Cheetos and Pizza Hut. As for graphic novels, he is credited with creating the Romeo dead series.
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