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17 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren

 Many of us look up to our grandparents and are inspired by them. Some of us even end up following in their footsteps and choose a similar career path. This is exactly what happened to the people featured in this article, only in their case, their grandparents happen to be world-famous celebrities.

The grandkids of icons like Charlie Chaplin, Audrey Hepburn, and many others, are famous in the world of art and entertainment in their own right. Who are they? Take a look at these beloved stars side-by-side their grandchildren.

1. Clark Gable And Clark James Gable18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Clark Gable And Clark Gable III

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‘The King of Hollywood’ Clark Gable was the grandfather of the late Clark James Gable, an American actor and TV presenter who died from an overdose in 2019.

2. Elvis Presley And Riley Keough

18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Elvis Presley And Riley Keough

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Danielle Riley Keough is the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. At the young age of 15, she began modeling. She was featured in many high fashion campaigns. Keough is also known for starring in several independent films.

3. Anne Gwynne And Chris Pine

18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Anne Gwynne And Chris Pine

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You may recognize Chris Pine from recent films like Star Trek and Wonder Woman. His grandmother, Anne Gwynne, is considered to be one of Hollywood's first scream queens (an actress associated with horror movies).

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4. Charlie Chaplin And Oona Chaplin

18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Charlie Chaplin And Oona Chaplin

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Oona Chaplin is the granddaughter of the cinema icon Charlie Chaplin. Oona, who is named after her grandmother, is an actress. She was featured in several Spanish and British productions.

5. Grace Kelly And Charlotte Casiraghi18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Grace Kelly And Charlotte Casiraghi

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Charlotte Casiraghi is the granddaughter of the actress turned Princess of Monaco, Grace Kelly. Casiraghi is a journalist, writer, and former model.

6. Ernest Hemingway And Dree Hemingway

18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Ernest Hemingway And Dree Hemingway

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Dree Hemingway, the granddaughter of the famed author, Ernest Hemingway, pursued a career in fashion and independent films.

7. Audrey Hepburn And Emma Ferrer18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Audrey Hepburn And Emma Ferrer

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Emma Kathleen Hepburn Ferrer was born in 1994. She made her modeling career debut in 2014. Like her grandma, who is famous for her role in Breakfast at Tiffany’s but was also a humanitarian, Emma is a spokesperson for UNICEF and the UNHCR Ambassador to the US.

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8. Gregory Peck And Ethan Peck18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Gregory Peck And Ethan Peck

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Gregory Peck is the grandfather of actor Ethan Peck. Ethan was featured in Star Trek: Strange New Worlds, among many other TV and big-screen appearances.

9. Marlon Brando And Tuki Brando18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Marlon Brando And Tuki Brando

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Tuki Brando, the grandson of Marlon Brando, is said to have a great resemblance to his late grandfather. He had a brief modeling career.

10. Winston Churchill And Arabella Churchill18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Winston Churchill And Arabella Churchill

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Winston Churchill's granddaughter, Arabella Churchill, is the founder of the charity organization Children's World. Interestingly, she is also one of the developers of the annual Glastonbury Music Festival.

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11. Tippy Hedren And Dakota Johnson18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Tippy Hedren And Dakota Johnson

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Dakota Johnson is the granddaughter of actress Tippi Hedren, a famous model, actress, and animal rights activist. Dakota pursued a career in acting and modeling. She is mostly known for her role in the Fifty Shades film series.

12. Nelson Mandela And Zoleka Mandela18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Nelson Mandela And Zoleka Mandela

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Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter Zoleka is a well-known writer and activist. She is famous for openly discussing her addictions, her daughter’s death, and her fight with breast cancer.

13. Jacqueline Onassis And Rose Schlossberg18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Jacqueline Onassis And Rose Schlossberg

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Rose Kennedy Schlossberg is the granddaughter of both the First Lady, Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy Onassis, and US President, John F. Kennedy. Rose is an actress and is often described as her grandmother’s lookalike.

14. Ringo Starr And Tatia Starkey18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Ringo Starr And Tatia Starkey

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The former Beatle has no less than 7 grandchildren, but Tatia Starkey resembles her grandfather the most, and like Ringo Starr, she is also a musician. 

15. Ingrid Bergman And Elettra Wiedemann18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Ingrid Bergman And Elettra Wiedemann

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The Swedish actress, Ingrid Bergman, is well-known for her role in Casablanca and numerous other movies. She is the grandma of Elettra Rosellini Wiedemann, a food editor, and model.

16. Roald Dahl And Sophie Dahl18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Roald Dahl And Sophie Dahl

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Sophie Dahl, the granddaughter of the legendary novelist Roald Dahl, followed in the steps of her grandad and published numerous books for both adults and children.

17. Albert Einstein And Bernard Einstein18 Iconic Celebrities with Famous Grandchildren Albert Einstein And Bernard Einstein

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One of three surviving biological grandsons of Albert Einstein is Bernard Einstein. He was an engineer throughout his career and received numerous patents in electronics.

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