Celebrities with Relatives in Showbusiness
There are several famous showbiz celebrities who have relatives in the world of the same field of show business making their own names, although some celebrities became known because of their relative’s influence. One example is the veteran actor, Kirk Douglas, one of the last surviving actors from Hollywood’s golden age, and at age 96, Kirk Douglas is the oldest celebrity blogger. He was first married to Diana Dill, the Bermudian actress, and together they have two sons, Michael Douglas, American actor and producer, married to Welsh actress, Catherine Zeta-Jones and Joel Douglas, an American movie producer before their divorce in 1951. Cameron Douglas, an American actor, is the eldest son of Michael Douglas from a previous marriage to Diandra Morell Luker-Douglas (for her Cameron is her only child), but currently behind bars because of drug possession and heroin to distribute drugs. Cameron Douglas was again found to have drugs in his system while serving a ten year sentence in prison in Loretto, Pennsylvania in January 2013. He failed a drug test via urinalysis and was sent to solitary confinement. In April 2013, Cameron Douglas lost an appeal to have his sentence reduced, and will have to remain in prison until early 2018. Kirk Douglas has two sons, Peter Douglas, American Producer, and the late actor, Eric Douglas, who died from drug overdoes at the age of 46, on July 6, 2004, from his second marriage, Anne Buydens, German American producer.
Michael Douglas and Joel Douglas are the two sons of actro, Kirk Douglas from his first marriage to actress Diana Dill.
American producer Peter Douglas, and actor Eric Douglas are the two sons of Kirk Douglas from his second marriage to Anne Buyden, and they are the half brothers of Michael and Joel Douglas.
1) Angelina Jolie
Angelina Jolie born Angelina Jolie Voight, divorced from actors Jonny Lee Miller and Billy Bob Thornton, and currently living with actor Brad Pitt, a relationship notable for media attention. Jolie and Pitt have three biological children and three adopted children. Angelina Jolie is the daughter of actors Jon Voight and actress Marcheline Bertrand (died of ovarian cancer at the age of 56 on January 27, 2007). Angelina Jolie is the sister of actor-producer James Haven. Angelina Jolie, is the niece of singer-songwriter Chip Taylor, and goddaughter of actors Jacqueline Bisset and Maximilian Schell. On her father’s side, Jolie is of German and Slovak descent, and on her mother’s side, she is of primarily French Canadian, Dutch, and German ancestry. Jolie and brother James Haven was estranged from their father for several years, during which Haven legally dropped “Voight” as his surname. In the wake of their mother’s death from ovarian cancer on January 27, 2007, Haven and Jolie reconciled with their father after a six-year estrangement.
James Wesley Voight better known as Chip Taylor as his stage name, is an American songwriter, noted for writing the songs, Angel of the Morning and Wild Thing. Chip Taylor is the younger brother of actor Jon Voight and geologist Barry Voight and the uncle of actress Angelina Jolie and actor James Haven.
2) Baldwin Brothers
Alexander Rae “Alec” Baldwin III is an American film, stage and television actor, the eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all well-known actors, and a member of the Baldwin family. Alec Baldwin is a columnist for The Huffington Post. The Baldwin family were raised as Catholic. In 1993, Alec Baldwin first married Kim Bassinger, and both had a daughter, model Ireland Baldwin born October 23, 1995. The couple divorced in 2002. Alec married second wife, Yoga Vida instructor Hilaria Thomas on June 30, 2012.
Daniel Leroy Baldwin, age 52, is an American actor, producer and director, the second eldest of the four Baldwin brothers, all of whom are actors, and part of the Baldwin family. Daniel Baldwin is known for his role as Detective Beau Felton in the popular Homecide: Life on the Street NBC TV series. In 1984, Daniel Baldwin had a daughter, Kahlea Baldwin, with his first wife, Cheryl. Daniel Baldwin married actress Elizabeth Baldwin in 1990, and they had a daughter, Alexandra Baldwin born in 1994, before divorcing in 1996. Alexandra moved to England with her mother and stepfather. Baldwin was involved for a decade with his co-star, Chicago-born actress Isabella Hofmann. They have a son, Atticus, who was born in July 1996. In 1998, Daniel Baldwin, was found running naked through the New York’s Plaza Hotel hall, shouting “Baldwin”, and was arrested for possession of cocaine. He plead guilty to disorderly conduct and was sentenced to 3 months drug rehabilitation. Daniel Baldwin is married to Joanne Smith-Baldwin, a former British model, with whom he had a baby girl, Avis Ann, born in 2008, and in 2009 their second daughter, Finley Rae Martineau, was born. In 2011, Daniel Baldwin filed for divorce, and sought a restraining order against his wife, Joanne Smith. However, in August 2011, Baldwin and his wife announced that they had dropped the divorce filings and are attempting to reconcile. Daniel Baldwin was again involved of grand theft auto, allegedly stealing GMC Yukon SUV with bail set at $20,000 but was cleared by Judge Nancy Newman, due to error of court communication related to separate charges that year.
William Joseph Baldwin is an American actor, producer, writer, brother of Alec, Daniel and Stephen Baldwin, known for his starring roles in 1990 films Flatliners and many other films. Baldwin was cast in a recurring role on Hawaii Five-o as a dirty cop, former homicide detective Frank Delano, appearing over the show’s second season as well as the season premiere episode of the third season. In 1995, William Baldwin married singer Chynna Phillips, of the Wilson Phillips music group. Together, they have three children, daughter Jameson (born 2000), son Vance (born 2002), and daughter Brooke (born 2004).
Stephen Andrew Baldwin is an American actor, director, producer and author, who appeared in several films and and in reality shows, such as the 2010 Celebrity Big Brother and Celebrity Apprentice. Stephen Baldwin is the youngest of the Baldwin brothers, and known for publicly expressing his Christian faith. Baldwin currently living with wife, Brazilian graphic designer, Kennya Deodato-Baldwin in the village of Nyack, New York, whom he met in 1987 and married in 1990. The couple have two children, Alaia (born 1993) and Hailey Rhode (born 1996). Eumir Deodato, Brazilian musician, is the father of Kennya and Stephen’s father-in-law is the Grammy Award winner. Stephen and his wife, Kennya, defaulted on paying $824,488.36 on their mortgage, and on June 12, 2009, their Upper Grandview home in Rockland County, New York, was auctioned off, after Bankers Trust Co. foreclosed their home. On July 21, 2009, Stephen Baldwin filed for a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition in New York, according to a court document that says he is millions in debt. He claimed he owes more than $2.3 million and owns a New York property valued at only $1.1 million. Stephen Baldwin filed a $3.8 million lawsuit against actor Kevin Costner in December 2010, over oil-separating technology that was used to help solve the BP oil spill also referred to as Deepwater Horizon oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. A jury sided with Kevin Costner in June 2012, and awarded Baldwin no damages. Baldwin plead guilty to failing to file income taxes for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010 in March 2013. Baldwin agreed to pay $300,000 within a year, or he will be sentenced to five years’ probation and have five years to pay the money.On January 3, 2010, Stephen Baldwin was the first person to enter the Celebrity Big Brother House, and was the 4th housemate to be evicted.
3) Chynna Phillips
Chynna Phillips born Gilliam Chynna Phillips is an American singer and actress, known for being a member of Wilson Phillips. Chunna is the daughter of John and Michelle Phillips of the famous group, The Mamas and the Papas. Chynna Phillips is the half-sister of Mackenzie Phillips and Bijou Phillips. Chynna returned to acting appearing as Kim MacAfee in the Bye Bye Birdie television movie in 1995. In 2004,Chynna voiced the character of Kitty along with her husband William Baldwin as Johnny 13 in Danny Phantom. Chynna Phillips and actor William Baldwin met in 1991 and has been married to him since 1995. The couple have three children, daughter Jameson (born 2000), son Vance (born 2002), and daughter Brooke (born 2004). In September 2009, Chynna’s half-sister Mackenzie Phillips alleged in her biography that she and her father had a “non-consensual” ten-year incestuous relationship. While both John Phillips ex wives, Genevieve Waite and Michelle Phillips, told the media that they did not believe her claims, however, half-sister Chynna Phillips stated on the record that she did believe Mackenzie was telling the truth. Chynna Phillips was treated for anxiety on February 12, 2010 which was her 42nd birthday. In a statement made by Chynna’s manager, Lizzie Grubman on February 27, she said, “After successfully completing her in-patient treatment for anxiety, Chynna Phillips has happily returned home to celebrate her daughter’s birthday with her family.”
Laura Mackenzie Phillips is an American actress and singer, best known for her roles in American Graffiti and as rebellious teenager Julie Cooper Horvath on the One Day at a Time sitcom. Mackenzie Phillips is known for her role in the So Weird, a Disney Channel science fiction show. Mackenzie Phillips is the daughter of The Mamas and the Papas singer, John Phillips and his first wife, Susan Adams. She is the sister of Jeffrey Phillips and a half-sister of Tamerlane Phillips, actress Bijou Phillips and singer Chynna Phillips-Baldwin. In September 2009, Mackenzie Phillips’ High on Arrival memoir was released, after which she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, for an hour-long interview. Mackenzie revealed to Oprah Winfrey that she first tried cocaine, at age of 11, and that her father, John Phillips, did drugs with her and injected her with cocaine, and said the incestuous relationship had began before her wedding day at age 19, and the relationship went on gradually for ten years, and that she ended it when she became pregnant and did not know who had fathered the child. Mackenzie revealed that her father paid for her to have an abortion, “and I never let him touch me again.” Phillips has been married twice, first in 1979 to 1981 to rock-group manager Jeffrey Sessler, and to Michael Barakan, rock guitarist, from 1996 to 2000, now known professionally as Shayne Fontayne. Mackenzie and Shayne, has a son, Shane Barakan (born 1987), a musician.
Bijou Lilly Phillips is an American actress, model, and singer. Bijou Phillips began her career as a model at the age of 13, making her the youngest model to be the cover of of Interview Magazine and Italian Vogue, but later she began acting and singing. Bijou also appeared in several ads for Calvin Klein. She has played the recurring role of Lucy Carlyle on the Raising Hope television series since 2010. Bijou Phillips is the daughter of John Phillips of The Mamas and the Papas and wife Genevieve Waite, a South African model, artists and also an actress. The youngest of John Phillips’s children, she has one brother, Tamerlane, and three half-sisters Mackenzie and Chynna and half brother Jeffrey. After her parents separation, split up,and both parents were found unfit to have custody of Bijou and she was placed in foster care with a family in Bolton Landing, New York. Then, at age 14, her father John. won custody on Bijou, but she quit school, left home and moved into her own apartment just off Fifth Avenue with her own housekeeper. When she was aged 15 or 16 she dated Evan Dando from The Lemonheads. In 1997, Bijou dated Elijah Blue Allman (son of Cher and half brother of Chaz Bono). In 2000,she had a relationship with Sean Lennon (son of the late John Lennon and Yoko Ono) , until they broke up in 2003, because Phillips had an affair with her childhood friend Max LeRoy. In 2004, Phillips began dating actor Danny Masterson of That ’70s Show, where the couple met at a poker tournament in Las Vegas. They are both Scientologists, and were married on October 18, 2011 in a private castle in Ireland. Bijou Phillips wore a wedding gown Zac Posen custom. Danny Masterson is the brother of actor Christopher Masterson.
Cher born Cherilyn Sarkisian. age 67, is an American singer and actress, known for her distinctive contralto, a classical female singing voice with vocal range as the lowest voice type for female. Cher is recognized for having brought the sense of female autonomy and self-actualization into the entertainment industry, and for having worked in various areas of entertainment, as well as for continuously reinventing both her music and image, and was known as the Goddess of Pop. In 1965, she became prominent as one-half of the husband and wife folk rock duo, Sonny& Cher, popularized a particular smooth sound that successfully competed with the dominant British Invasion and Motown era sounds. Cher’s father, John Sarkisian, was an Armenian truck driver with drug and gambling problems, and her mother, Jackie Jean Crouch, while working as waitress, she was pursuing an acting career, and changed her name to Georgia Holt, was an occasional model and bit-part actress with Irish, English, German, and Cherokee ancestry. Cher discover that she had dyslexia, as she grow older. Cher met American singer Sonny Bono, 11 years her senior, born Salvatore Phillip “Sonny” Bono, he died on January 5, 1998, of injuries sustained when he hit a tree while skiing on the Heavenly Ski Resort, Nevada side near South Lake Tahoe, California, in November 1962 when he was working for Phil Spector. Cher and Sonny Bono married after she gave birth to Chastity Bono, on March 4, 1969, now known as Chaz Bono. By late 1972, Sonny and Cher’s marriage was over, but continued with their appearances as duo until 1974. Their divorce was finalized on June 26, 1975. Cher married rock musician Gregg Allman co-founder of The Allman Brothers Band on June 30, 1975, just days after her divorce with Bono was finalized. Cher filed for divorce from Allman, nine days later, citing his heroin and liquor problems, but they reconciled and remained married until 1979. They had one son, Elijah Blue born on July 10, 1976.
Chaz Salvatore Bono born as Chastity Sun Bono, a pre-op or Sex reassignment surgery, is an American advocate, writer and musician. He is the only child of American entertainers Sonny Bono and Cher, although each had children from other relationships. Chaz Bono is a transgender man.
Elijah Blue Allman
Elijah Blue Allman is an American musician, the son of Cher and her second husband Gregg Allman, and half brother of Chaz Bono, Delilah Allman, Michael Allman, Layla Allman and Devon Allman. Elijah Blue was romantically link with Bijou Phillips once, and he is currently living in Germany.
5) Greg Allman
Gregory LeNoir “Gregg” Allman is an American rock and blues singer-songwriter, keyboardist, guitarist and a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band. In 1970s, Gregg Allman struggled with drugs, and throughout much of his musical career. These were both illegal and legal, primarily cocaine, heroin, and alcohol. But became sober since the mid-1990s. In 2007, Gregg Allman was diagnosed with Hepatitis C which he attributes to infection from a dirty tattoo needle and he underwent surgery for a liver transplant on June 23, 2010. Allman has been married six times, and has five children.
Layla Brooklyn Allman
Layla ‘Brooklyn’ Allman, daughter of legendary musician Gregg Allman, the front-woman for Picture Me Broken group, an American four-piece rock band from Redwood City, California. Layla Allman was only 12 years old when she started the band and kept working, playing, and replacing the pieces along the way. The lone original member aside from Layla Allman is bassist Austin Dunn. The Picture Me Broken current members are: Layla Brooklyn Allman, as Vocals, Keyboards, Dante Phoenix as the group’s Co-Lead Guitar, Jimmy Strimpel as Co-Lead Guitar and Shaun Foist on Drums. Just like her half brother Devon, he met her father during their teens.
Devon Allman is a vocalist, guitarist, keyboardist and songwriter. Devon Allman is the founder and bandleader of Honeytribe also called as Devon Allman’s Honeytribe. Devon is the son of Gregg Allman and Shelley Kay Jefts. His parents divorced when he was an infant, andDevon was raised by his mother and he grew up in Corpus Christi, Texas, as well as Tennessee and St. Louis Missouri, in a typical suburban American household. Devon never meet his father since he was young, until he was in his teens, but they then bonded instantly. Devon has also appeared occasionally as a guest musician for both Gregg Allman and The Allman Brothers Band. His latest musical projects are the blues-rock Royal Southern Brotherhood super group, and a solo album which is scheduled for release in February 2013.
6) David Bowie
David Robert Jones known by his stage name David Bowie, is an English musician, actor, arranger and record producer and became popular for over four decades. In 1962, Bowie received a serious eye injury at school when his friend George Underwood punched him in the left eye during a fight over a girl. Bowie’s attending physician feared his left eye would become blind. After a series of eye surgery during a four-month hospitalization, his doctors determined that the damage could not be fully repaired and Bowie was left with faulty visual ability and a permanently dilated pupil. His eye condition was later misled by some people believing that Bowie has Heterochromia or different colored eyes, when in reality both irises are the same blue color. Underwood and Bowie remained good friends, despite the fight causing eye damage to Bowie, both continued to create the artwork for Bowie’s early albums. On March 19, 1970, Bowie married Mary Angela Barnett or known as Angie Bowie, an American model, cover girl, actress and musician, at Bromley Register Office on Beckenham Lane, Bromley, London. They had a son, Zowie Bowie or better known as Duncan Jones, film director. David Bowie and Angie, divorced on February 8, 1980 in Switzerland. Duncan Zowie Haywood Jones, is an English film director, known for directing the award-winning science fiction 2009 Moon films and Source Code in 2011. Duncan Jones is the half-brother of Alexandria “Lexi” Jones (born 2000), from his father, David Bowie’s second marriage to the fashion model Iman. And half-sister, Stacia Larranna Celeste Lipka (born 1980), from his mother’s relationship with musician Drew Blood (real name Andrew Lipka). Duncan Jones also has a stepsister, Zulekha Haywood (born 1978), who is the daughter of his stepmother, Iman from her second husband, Spencer Haywood, former NBA basketball player. On June 28, 2012, Duncan Jones announced his engagement to photographer Rodene Ronquillo. Jones and Ronquillo married on November 6, 2012, which on the same day Ronquillo was diagnosed with breast cancer. The couple have been campaigning ever since, to raise awareness for the cancer disease and for early diagnosis.
7) Lloyd Bridges
Lloyd Vernet Bridges, Jr. was a veteran American actor who played in a variuos television series and appeared in more than 150 feature films. Bridges is best known for his role of Mike Nelson in the most popular syndicated American TV series, Sea Hunt in 1958. Lloyd Bridges was the father of actors Beau Bridges and Jeff Bridges. Lloyd Bridges met his wife, Dorothy Simpson-Bridges in his fraternity, they married in 1938 in New York City. They had four children, sons, Beau Bridges (born in 1941), Garrett Myles Bridges (born August 3, 1948) but died because of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and Jeff Bridges (born in 1949), a daughter, Lucinda Louise Bridges (born in October 1953). Dorothy Simpson-Bridges (born 1915) was an American actress and poet and sometimes credited as Dorothy Dean. Lloyd Bridges died of natural death at the age of 85, on March 10, 1998. Dorothy Bridges died at age 93, on February 16, 2009 due o age-related cause. Actor Jordan Bridges is the son of Beau and the grandson of Lloyd and Dorothy Bridges.
Lloyd Vernet “Beau” Bridges III better known as Beau Bridges, is an American actor and director, the son of actors Lloyd (1913–1998) and Dorothy Simpson-Bridges (1915–2009). Actor Jeff Bridges is his younger brother and he has a younger sister, Lucinda. Another brother, Garrett, died in 1948 of sudden infant death syndrome. Beau and younger brother Jeff, has a close relationship as sibling, to whom Beau acted as a surrogate father during their childhood, when their father was busy with work. In 1964, Beau Bridges married Julie Landfield and the two divorced in 1984. They have two children, Casey Bridges (born in 1969) and actor Jordan Bridges (born in 1973). In 1984, Beau married Wendy Treece. They have three children, Dylan Bridges (born 1984), Emily Bridges (born 1986), and Ezekiel Jeffrey “Zeke” Bridges (born 1990).
Jordan P. Bridges is an American actor, and is the son of actor Beau Bridges and first wife Julie Landfield. He is the nephew of Jeff Bridges and the grandson of Lloyd and Dorothy Bridges. Jordan Bridges is married artist-inventor Caroline Sherman Eastman in 2002 and has a daughter with her named Lola (born in 2003), and a son Orson was born on October 20, 2005. Jordan Bridges also had a guest role in Charmed the television series season four two part premiere episode as Shane, Paige’s boyfriend. He also played the recurring character Tom Hastings in the Bionic Woman series, played supporting roles in Drive Me Crazy, Happy Campers, Frequenzy and Mona Lisa Smile films. He also played David, a man hired to impersonate a woman’s fiance to her family over Thanksgiving in A Holiday Engagement.
Jeffrey Leon “Jeff” Bridges is an American actor and producer, and comes from a well-known acting family and began his first televised acting in 1958, on television series Sea Hunt, as a child with his father, Lloyd Bridges, and brother Beau. In 1977, Beau Bridges married Susan Geston. They met during the shooting film of Rancho Deluxe, which was filmed on a ranch where Susan Geston was working as a maid. They have three daughters, Isabelle Annie (born August 6, 1981), Jessica Lily “Jessie” (born June 14, 1983), and Hayley Roselouise (born October 17, 1985). Jeff became a grandfather on March 31, 2011, when Isabelle gave birth to a daughter, Grace.
8) Ben Affleck
Benjamin Géza Affleck-Boldt better known as Ben Affleck, is an American actor, film director, producer, and screenwriter. Affleck was recognized as a writer when he won the Academy Award and Golden Globe Award for the 1997 Good Will Hunting as Best Original Screenplay, which he co-wrote and in which he co-starred with actor Matt Damon. His younger brother is actor Casey Affleck. The Affleck has English, Irish, Scottish and German ancestry. Their surname Affleck is Scottish, and his middle name, Géza, was the name of a family friend. In 1984 his parents divorced, and his family moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, when he was young. Eight year-old Ben Affleck met 10-year-old Matt Damon, who was living just two blocks away. Matt Damon is Affleck’s tenth cousin, once removed, through a common New England ancestor. Affleck is an avid poker player, and has regularly entered local events. Ben Affleck has been tutored by poker professionals Amir Vahedi and Anne Duke, and on June 20, 2004, he won the California State Poker Championship, taking home the first prize of $356,000, which qualified him for the 2004 World Poker Tour final tournament. In 1998, Ben Affleck had a relationship with actress Gyneth Paltrow, after breaking up with actor Brad Pitt. Affleck began dating actress/singer Jennifer Lopez in 2002, whom he had met while filming Gigli. He began dating co‑star, actress Jennifer Garner, and the two were married on June 29, 2005, in Turks and Caicos, located in the Atlantic Ocean north of Haiti and the Dominican Republic. The couple have three children, daughters Violet Anne Affleck (born December 1, 2005) and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck (born January 6, 2009), and son Samuel Garner Affleck (born February 27, 2012).
Caleb Casey McGuire Affleck-Boldt is an American actor and film director. Casey is the younger brother of actor and director Ben Affleck with whom he frequently work together professionally. Casey Affleck gained recognition in 2007 as his breakout year, and critical acclaim for his work in Gone Baby Gone and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford, for which he was nominated for Best Supporting Actor in an Academy Award. He is a tenth cousin, once removed, of actor Matt Damon, through a common New England ancestor. On June 3, 2006, Casey Affleck married Summer Phoenix, his girlfriend of six years, in Savannah, Georgia. The couple were introduced by her brother, Joaquin Phoenix. They have two sons, Indiana August, born on May 31, 2004 in Amsterdam, and Atticus, born in January 12, 2008. Casey Affleck had numerous pets, during his younger age, including cats, snakes, guinea pigs and turtles. He is a vegan, and thus does not eat meat or any other animal products. Casey Affleck was sued by two former female co-workers for sexual harassment in 2010, the cases were settled out of court.
Matthew Paige “Matt” Damon is an American actor, screenwriter, producer, and philanthropist whose career was launched following the success of the 1997 Good Will Hunting drama film from a screenplay he co-wrote with friend and actor Ben Affleck, winning Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay and the Golden Globe Award for Best Screenplay for their work. Damon grew up near the home of actor Ben Affleck, became a close friend since childhood and collaborator on several films, and Affleck’s tenth cousin, once removed, through a common New England ancestor. Damon dated his Good Will Hunting co-star Minnie driver. He later had a two-year relationship with actress Winona Ryder, dated a former personal assistant of Billy Bob Thornton and Ben Affleck, Odessa Whitmire from 2001 to 2003. Matt Damon met Luciana Bozán Barroso (born 1976) in Miami, Florida, an Argentine-born, where she was working as a bartender. On December 9, 2005, the couple married in a private civil ceremony at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau near New York City Hall. The couple has three daughters. Damon became stepfather to Alexia, Bozán Barroso’s young daughter from her previous marriage.
9) Joaquin Phoenix
Joaquin Rafael Phoenix formerly credited as Leaf Phoenix, is an American actor, music video director, producer, musician, and social activist. Joaquin Phoenix started his career as a child actor, and was noted for his portrayal in the 2000 historical epic film Gladiator as Commodus, directed by Ridley Scott. Joaquin Phoenix was born Joaquín Rafael Bottom in Rio Piedras, a sector of the city of San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he lived until he was aged six. The family decided to leave the cult and went back to United States, and they changed their last name to “Phoenix” to symbolize a new beginning, during this time, Joaquin had begun calling himself “Leaf,” with desire of having a nature-related name like his siblings and was inspired by spending time outdoors raking leaves with his father. He is the third of five children, including River Phoenix (born 1970–died 1993), Rain Phoenix (born 1972), Liberty Phoenix (born 1976), and Summer Phoenix (born 1978) and a half-sister from a previous relationship of their father born in 1964, named Jodean. In 1990s, Joaquin Phoenix dated actress Liv Tyler for three years. Phoenix checked into rehab to be treated for alcoholism in early April 2005. Their mother, Arlyn Sharon Dunetz was born in the Bronx, New York, to Jewish parents from Hungary and Russia, while their father, John Lee Bottom, was a lapsed Catholic from Fontana, California. Phoenix’s mother left her family in 1968 and moved to California, meeting Phoenix’s father while hitch-hiking. They married in 1969 and joined the religious cult the Children of God, working as missionaries and fruit pickers in South America.
Liv Rundgren Tyler born Liv Rundgren is an American actress and model. She is the only daughter of Steven Tyler, lead singer of Aerosmith and only daughter for model, singer, and former Playboy Playmate (Miss November 1974) Bebe Buell. At the age of 14, Liv Tyler began a career in modeling but, after less than a year, she decided to focus on her acting career. Liv Tyler is of Italian, German, Polish and English ancestry on her father’s side and German ancestry on her mother’s side. Liv Tyler has three half-siblings, Mia Tyler (born 1978) from her father’s marriage to Cyrinda Foxe. Liv Tyler believed that rock star Todd Rundgren was her father, whom her mother Buell claimed, and had been living since 1972, but later found out that Steven Tyler was her biological father, which she discovered at the age of eight, after meeting him and noticing a resemblance she shared with his other daughter, Mia. The truth about Tyler’s paternity was not revealed earlier, until 6 years in 1991. Liv Tyler changed her surname from Rundgren to Tyler, but kept Rundgren as a middle name. On March 25, 2003, Tyler married British musician Royston Langdon of the Spacehog band, in Barbados. Liv Tyler gave birth to a son on December 14, 2004, named Milo William Langdon. Tyler and Langdon confirmed on May 8, 2008, through a representatives that they would be separating but will remain friends.
Steven Tyler born Steven Victor Tallarico is an American singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the frontman and lead singer of Aerosmith the Boston based rock band, in which he also plays the harmonica, and occasional piano and percussion.Tyler had a battle with drug and alcohol addiction, during the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the band’s popularity decrease. Tyler had a brief relationship with fashion German model Bebe Buell, during their relationship, Tyler fathered actress Liv Tyler,born in 1977. Buell at first claimed that the father was Todd Rundgren to protect her daughter, Liv, from Tyler’s drug addiction and alcoholism. Tyler became a grandfather through her daughter Liv‘s marriage to British musician Royston Langdon, grandson, Milo William Langdon (born December 14, 2004, in New York City). Steven Tyler married former Warhol model Cyrinda Foxe in 1978, and the former wife of David Johansen New York Doll’s lead singer, and fathered plus size model Mia Tyler. In 1987, Tyler and Foxe divorced because of Tyler’s drug addiction, extramarital affairs, and physical and emotional abuse. Cyrinda Foxe died from brain tumor which is not susceptible to treatment by surgery on September 7, 2002.
Mia Abagale Tallarico better known as Mia Tyler, is an American actress, model, public speaker and advocate. She is the daughter of Steven Tyler lead singer of Aerosmith and actress Cyrinda Foxe, and paternal half-sister of actress Liv Tyler (whose mother is model and singer Bebe Buell). In 1979, Mia Tyler was formerly married to Dave Buckner former drummer of Papa Roach band and was engaged to guitarist Brian Harrah. Mia Tyler was primarily a plus size fashion model and designer, and launched Revolution 1228 her own clothing line, in February 2009.
River Jude Phoenix was an American film actor, musician, and activist. He was the older brother of Rain Phoenix, Joaquin Phoenix, Summer Phoenix and Liberty Phoenix. River Phoenix was noted for his work as an actor in 24 films and television appearances, including the science fiction adventure Explorers movie, Stand by Me film, the action movie Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade sequel and My Own Private Idaho, the independent adult drama. River Phoenix rose to fame and named the teen sensation. River Phoenix collapsed and died of drug-induced heart failure on the sidewalk outside The Viper Room nightclub in West Hollywood co-owned by actor Johnny Depp on October 31, 1993. Phoenix was in the middle of filming 1993 Dark Blood at the time of his death.
Rain Phoenix was born Rain Joan of Arc Bottom, is an American actress, musician and singer. Rain Phoenix has four siblings, two brothers, actors Joaquin and the late River Phoenix, and two sisters, Liberty and Summer. Rain and Joaquin flew to Los Angeles to meet River during a break from filming Dark Blood, and joined River’s girlfriend Samantha Mathis, on the evening of October 30, 1993, they set out, for a night at the LA club co-owned by actor Johnny Depp, The Viper Room. Nobody suspected it would be the last evening of River Phoenix spending time with her brother Joaquin and sister Rain. River died later that night from heart failure attributed to a drug overdose of a concoction known as speedball from heroin and cocaine.
Summer Phoenix born Summer Joy Bottom, is an American actress and model, and the youngest among the Phoenix siblings and is married to actor Casey Affleck. On December 25, 2003, Summer became engaged to actor Casey Affleck, and married on June 3, 2006 in Savannah, Georgia. Summer gave birth to a son, Indiana August Affleck, on May 31, 2004, in Amsterdam, and had a second son, Atticus Affleck, on January 12, 2008. Summer currently owns and runs the Some Odd Rubies vintage clothing boutiques, with stores in New York and Los Angeles, along with friends Odessa Whitmire and Ruby Canner. At the age of two, Summer started as a child actress, working with agent Iris Burton along with her brothers and sister, and has guest roles in Growing Pains, Murder She Wrote and Airwolf, and appeared in television movie Kate’s Secret and portrayed as the younger sister of real life brother Joaquin Phoenix in Russkies.
10) Ben Stiller
Benjamin Edward “Ben” Stiller was born in New York City, is an American comedian, actor, voice actor, screenwriter, film director, and producer, a Frat Pack member, a comedic acting brotherhood. Ben is the son of Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, veteran comedians and actors. In Canada and the United States, Ben Stiller’s films have grossed more than $2.1 billion, with an average of $73 million per film. Jerry Stiller is from a Jewish family that immigrated from Poland and Galicia in Eastern Europe, while his mother, Anne Meara is an Irish Catholic converted to Reform Judaism after marrying his father. The Stiller family celebrated both Christmas and Hanukkah, and Ben Stiller had a Bar Mitzvah (a Jewish coming of age rituals), which Ben Stiller claimed that he is “half Jewish and half Irish Catholic.” Amy Stiller is Ben Stiller’s sister. During Stiller’s early career in his television and films, he dated several actresses, including Jeanne Tripplehorn, Calista Flockhart and Amanda Peet. Stiller married Christine Taylor in May 2000, whom he met while filming Heat Vision and Jack, a Fox Broadcasting network television pilot but never-broadcast, which starred actor Jack Black. Their family is currently residing in New York City. Stiller and Taylor have 2 children, a daughter, Ella Olivia Stiller, born April 9, 2002, and a son, Quinlin Dempsey Stiller, born July 10, 2005. In the movie, Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa, his son, Quinn Dempsey shared the role of his father’s character, Alex, as a cub, with another boy named Declan Swift.
Christine Taylor-Stiller born Christine Joan Taylor, is an American actress and comedian. At the age of 18, Taylor began her acting career in 1989 on the Hey Dude Nickelodeon children’s television series, played the role as lifeguard Melody Hanson. She also guest starred on Hannah Montana Forever in 2010. Christine Taylor met actor, screenwriter and director Ben Stiller while filming the television show Heat Vision and Jack. They work onscreen together in Zoolander, Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, Tropic Thunder and Arrested Development. Taylor and Stiller married on May 13, 2000, and both have a daughter, Ella Olivia, born April 10, 2002, and a son, Quinlin Dempsey, born July 10, 2005. The couple are vegan for health reasons.
Jerry Stiller, Father of Ben Stiller
Gerald Isaac “Jerry” Stiller is an American comedian and actor, spent many years in the Stiller and Meara comedy team with his wife, American actress and comedian Anne Meara. Stiller and Meara are the parents of actor Ben Stiller (with whom he co-starred in the movies Zoolander, Heavyweights, Hot Pursuit and The Heartbreak Kid) and actress Amy Stiller. Jerry is best known for his recurring role on the TV series Seinfield as Frank Costanza and television series The King and Queens in his supporting role as Arthur Spooner.
Amy Stiller is the older sister of Ben Stiller, the daughter of actors and comedians Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara, is an American actress and stand up comedian and a Yoga teacher. She was born in New York, New York. She is married to voice actor Rodger Bumpass. Rodger Albert Bumpass is an American character actor and voice actor, best known for his long-running-roles as Squidward Tentacles on the hit television series Spongebob Squarepants, and Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego? as The Chief. Bumpass also voiced Professor Membrane on Invader Zim. Bumpass has many other credits as a voice artist in various animated films, animated television series and video games. There was rumors that circulated in August 2006, that Bumpass died during heart surgery. Bumpass death was noted on IMDb and in the alumni newsletter of Arkansas State University. However, Bumpass’ s death was confirmed that reports were untrue.
11) Drew Barrymore
Drew Blyth Barrymore is an American actress, film director, screenwriter, producer, and model, a Barrymore family descendant of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and the granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore. Drew was only 11 months old when she first appeared in an advertisement, and in 1980, she made her film debut in Altered States. She starred in Steven Spielberg’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestial as Gertie in her breakout role, and was recognized as one of Hollywood’s child actors. Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, the daughter of American actor John Drew Barrymore, of English and Irish ancestry) and mother Jaid Makó-Barrymore, an aspiring actress (was born in a Displaced persons camp in Brannenburg, West Germany, to Hungarian World War II refugees). Drew was nine years old when her parents divorced in 1984. She has one half-brother, actor John Blyth Barrymore, and two half-sisters, Blyth Dolores Barrymore and (Brahma) Jessica Blyth Barrymore. Barrymore’s great-grandparents were Maurice Barrymore, Georgie Drew Barrymore, Maurice Costello and Mae Altschuk-Costello, and her grandparents were John Barrymore and Dolores Costello, who were all actors. She is the niece of Diana Barrymore and the grandniece of Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore and Helene Costello, the great-great-granddaughter of John Drew and actress Louisa Lane Drew, and the great grandniece of Broadway idol John Drew, Jr. and silent film actor/writer/director Sidney Drew. On March 20, 1994, Drew Barrymore married Jerry Thomas, her first husband, British bartender turned Los Angeles bar owner, however, two months later, she filed for divorce. On July 7, 2001, Drew Barrymore married her second husband, Tom Green, a Canadian rapper, writer, comedian, talk show host and media personality and also a testicular cancer survivor. Tom Green filed for divorce in December 2001, and was finalized on October 15, 2002. Before their divorce, Barrymore and Green starred together in Charlie’s Angels. Barrymore began dating in early 2011, art consultant Will Kopelman, the son of former CEO of Chanel Arie Kopelman, and married on June 2, 2012 in Montecito, California. On September 26, 2012, Barrymore gave birth to their first child, a daughter named Olive Barrymore Kopelman.
John Blyth Barrymore, Drew Barrymore Half brother
John Blyth Barrymore III born May 15, 1954, is a former American film and television actor. Known for his role in 1970s television series Lung Fu as Zeke, he is the half brother of actress Drew Barrymore, a member of the acting Barrymore family. His parents are John Barrymore and American film and television actress, Cara Williams (married to John Drew Barrymore in 1952 and divorced in 1959, later father of actress Drew Barrymore. Their son, John Blyth Barrymore, is a former actor. Cara Williams is currently married to her third husband, Asher Dann, a Los Angeles real estate entrepreneur). John Blyth Barrymore is of partial Irish descent through his father’s grandfather, actor Maurice Costello. John Blyth Barrymore works in software development since 2008.
John Drew Barrymore, Father of Drew Barrymore
John Drew Barrymore born John Blyth Barrymore born June 4, 1932, died of cancer at age 72 on November 29, 2004, was a member of the Barrymore family of actors from his father actor John Barrymore and his father’s siblings, Lionel Barrymore died at the age of 76 due to heart attack and suspected syphillis related to arthritis on November 15, 1954 and Ethel Barrymore died at age 79 of heart attack on June 18, 1959. He married for times. ending all marriages in divorce and was the father of four children, including John Blyth Barrymore and his fourth child, Drew Barrymore, who became a successful cinema actress. Although John Drew continued to appear occasionally on screen, he lives away from the public and society. John Drew Barrymore was suffering from the same problems that had destroyed his father’s life and career, John Drew became deserted and estranged from his family, including his children, and worsen his lifestyle and his physical and mental health deteriorated. Daughter Drew Barrymore moved him near her home in 2003, despite their estrangement, paying his medical bills until his death from cancer. John Drew has a Hollywood Walk of Fame star for his contributions to television.
12) Tom Cruise
Thomas Cruise Mapother IV widely known as Tom Cruise, is an American film actor and producer. Cruise is of Irish, German and English ancestry. Cruise has been married three times and has three children (two adopted and one biological). On May 9, 1987, 24 year old Tom Cruise married 31 year old actress Mimi Rogers. The two years marriage ended in divorce which was finalized on February 4, 1990. Rogers introduced Cruise to Scientology. Cruise met his second wife, actress Nicole Kidman, married on December 24, 1990. Cruise and Kidman adopted two children, Isabella Jane (born December 1992) and Connor Antony (born January 1995). Cruise filed for divorce in February 2001, from Kidman while she was unknowingly pregnant. and revealed she had an ectopic pregnancy. Tom Cruise began dating actress Katie Holmes in April 2005, and their daughter, Suri, was born in April 2006. Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes married on November 18, 2006, at the 15th-century Odescalchi Castle in Bracciano, Italy, in a Scientology ceremony. Holmes had filed for divorce from Cruise after five and a half years of marriage on June 29, 2012. Cruise is also William Mapother‘s first cousin (Cruise’s given name is Thomas Cruise Mapother IV), who has appeared in five movies alongside Cruise.
William Reibert Mapother, Jr. is an American actor and former teacher better known for his role on the TV series Lost as Ethan Rom. He was born in Louisville, Kentucky, the son of Louisa Riehm and William Reibert Mapother, Sr. He is of English, Irish, and predominantly German ancestry. He is a first cousin of actor Tom Cruise ( born Thomas Cruise Mapother IV). Mapother has appeared in five movies starred by his cousin Tom Cruise. William Mapother had a cameo role in Minority Report, Vanilla Sky and supporting roles in Mission: Impossible II, Born on the Fourth of July and Magnolia. Mapother has two sisters, Katherine and Amy (an occasional actress, born February 17, 1974), both born in Louisville, Kentucky. His father was an attorney, bankruptcy consultant and judge in Louisville, between 1967 and 1970, William Sr., died of lung cancer and pulmonary fibrosis on June 22, 2006.
13) Nicolas Cage
Nicolas Kim Coppola known professionally as Nicolas Cage, is an American actor, producer and director. Cage has appeared in over 70 films. Cage was born to parents August Floyd Coppola, a professor of literature of Italian descent, and mother, Joy Vogelsang-Coppola, a dancer and choreographer of German and Polish descent. He was raised in a Catholic family. Cage is the nephew of director Francis Ford Coppola and actress Talia Shire, and the cousin of directors Roman Coppola and Sofia Coppola, film producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, and actors Robert Carmine and Jason Schwartzman. Marc “The Cope” Coppola, radio personality in New York and director Christopher Coppola are the two brothers of Nicolas Cage. Cage began dating actress Christina Fulton in 1988, giving birth to their son, Weston Coppola Cage (born December 26, 1990), the lead singer of the Eyes of Noctrum, black metal band, and appeared as the young Ukrainian mechanic Vladimir, who disarms a Mil Mi-24 helicopter in Nicolas Cage’s film Lord of War. Cage has been married three times. Actress Patricia Arquette was his first wife (married on April 8, 1995, divorce finalized on May 18, 2001). Cage’s second marriage was to singer/songwriter Lisa Marie Presley, daughter of Elvis Presley, married on August 10, 2002 and filed for divorce on November 25, 2002 which was finalized on May 16, 2004. Cage met his third and current wife Alice Kim, a former waitress who previously worked at Kabuki restaurant in Los Angeles and at the Los Angeles-based and the successful Korean nightclub or K-Club, Le Privé which was believed to be the largest Asian dance club in North America. They were married on July 30, 2004 in a private ranch in Northern California. On October 3, 2005, Kim gave birth to their son Kal-El, named after Superman’s birth name. Cage was once considered to play the role of Superman, a film to be directed by Tm Burton.
Marc “The Cope” Coppola is an American actor and KGB-FM DJ in San Diego, California and WAXQ/WLTW in New York City, younger brother of Nicolas Cage and elder brother to Director Christopher Coppola. Coppola is married to actress Elizabeth Seton Brindak-Coppola and has two children Natasha Shalom Coppola and Cayley Coppola.
Christopher Coppola is a film director and producer, younger brother of actor Nicolas Cage and radio personality and actor Marc Coppola. Married to Adrienne Stout and has two children together, Bailey Coppola (born 1995) and Dexter Coppola (born 2009)
Francis Ford Coppola
Francis Ford Coppola is an American film director, producer and screenwriter, best known for his directorial job in the 1972 The Godfather film. In February 1963, Francis Ford Coppola married Eleanor Neil, whom he met on the Dementia 13 set. They had three children, Gian-Carlo, born 1963, Roman, born 1965 and Sofia, born 1971. Gian-Carlo Coppola was in the early stages of a film production career when he was killed in a speedboat accident on May 26, 1986, left a daughter Gia Coppola, who was born to Jacqui de la Fontaine after he died in 1986 and is now an actress. Coppola’s nephew, Nicolas Cage, son of his brother, the academic August Coppola, starred in Peggy Sue Got Married a Coppola’s film and was featured in Rumble Fish and The Cotton Club. Other famous members of Coppola’s family include nephews Jason Schwartzman and Robert Schwartzman, sons of Talia Shire, born Talia Rose Coppola sister of Francis Ford Coppola, an American actress most known for her roles as Connie Corleone in The Godfather films and as Adriana Pennino- Balboa in the Rocky series.
Sofia Francis Coppola
Sofia Carmina Coppola is an American actress, screenwriter, director and producer, was born in New York City, New York, the youngest child and only daughter of set decorator and artist Eleanor Neil-Coppola and director Francis Ford Coppola, granddaughter of composer Carmine Coppola, sister of Roman Coppola and the late Gian-Carlo Coppola, niece of her father’s siblings August Coppola and Talia Coppola Shire, and a cousin of Nicolas Cage, Jason Schwartzman and Robert Carmine. Sofia Coppola married director Jonze, whom she had first met in 1992, married in 1999 and they divorced in 2003. She is residing in Paris, France, with her second French husband, Phoenix band lead singer, Thomas Mars, whom both met while producing The Virgin Suicides soundtrack. On August 27, 2011, Coppola and Mars married at the Coppola’s villa former Palazzo Margherita in Bernalda, Italy. Sofia Coppola gave birth to her firs daughter named Romy, on November 28, 2006, named after her brother Roman Coppola. In May 2010, their second daughter was born named Cosima in New York City.
Roman Ford Coppola
Roman Ford Coppola is an American music video director and film director. Roman Coppola appeared in cameo role during The Godfather funeral scene as one of the sons of Tom Hagen. In 1974, Roman Coppola also played as the young boy, Santino Corleone in The Godfather Part II. Roman Coppola oversaw the private visual effects for his father’s 1992 film Bram Stoker’s Dracula. He is an accomplished television commercial director and also the co-owner of American Zoetrope with his sister Sofia Coppola.
Jason Francesco Schwartzman was born in Los Angeles, California, is an American actor and musician. Jason Schwartzman was also starred Bored to Death of the HBO series portrayed the role of a writer, who moonlights as an unlicensed detective, advertising himself on Craigslist. Jason Schwartzman is the son of actress Talia Coppola-Shire and the late producer Jack Schwartzman. His brother is actor and musician Robert Schwartzman, vocalist of Rooney band, and his paternal half-brother John Schwartzman, a cinematographer. His maternal grandparents were composer Carmine Coppola and Italia Pennino Coppola. His uncle is director FRancis Ford Coppola, and cousins, actor Nicolas Cage, director Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola and Christopher Coppola. His father, Jack Schwartzman, was an Ashkenazi Jew and his mother is Italian American and Catholic, but was raised without religion. He starred in CQ, a film by his cousin, Roman Coppola in 2001, and portrayed the role as Cool Ethan in 2002 Slackers film, and Spun. On July 11, 2009, Jason Schwartzman married long-time girlfriend Brady Cunningham at their San Fernando Valley home.
Robert Schwartzman is an American actor and musician, best known as the lead vocalist of the pop-rock Rooney band. He has also appeared in Lick the Star, a short black-and-white film and The Virgin Suicides, which both films was directed and co-written by his cousin Sofia Coppola, and also in The Princess Diaries. The son of actress Talia Coppola-Shire and the late producer Jack Schwartzman, younger brother of Jason band lead singer and former Phantom Planet band drummer. His paternal half brother cinematographer John Schwartzman and stepson of Talia Shire. He is the nephew of Francis Ford Coppola, cousin Nicolas Cage, Sofia Coppola, Roman Coppola and Christopher Coppola, and grandson of Italia Pennino Coppola and Carmine Coppola (the source of his old stage name).
Weston Coppola Cage
Weston Coppola Cage (born December 26, 1990), lead singer of the black metal band, Eyes of Noctum, son of Nicolas Cage and American actress Christina Fulton.
Lisa Marie Presley, Nicolas Cage second wife
Lisa Marie Presley is an American singer-songwriter, daughter of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Lisa Marie Presley is the sole heir to Elvis’ estate, and the owner of Graceland Memphis Mansion, where her father lived, now a major tourist attraction. Lisa Marie Presley has been married four times. Presley married Danny Keough in 1988, with whom she had a son and a daughter. She was then married to Michael Jackson and a brief marriage to Nicolas Cage, and the fourth time marriage to music producer, guitarist and director Michael Lockwood, with whom she has twin girls Harper Vivienne Ann and Finley Aaron Love , born via Caesarean section. The family moved to Tunbridge Wells, England in 2010.
Danielle Riley Keough
Danielle Riley Keough known professionally as Riley Keough, is an American model and actress, daughter of singer-songwriter Lisa Marie Presley and Danny Keough and the eldest grandchild of Elvis and Priscilla Presley. Danielle Keough has one brother, Benjamin Storm Keough, and two half-sisters, twins Finley Aaron Love Lockwood and Harper Vivienne Ann Lockwood from her mother’s marriage to Michael Lockwood. Danielle Keough was engaged to Alex Pettyfer.
14) Patricia Arquette
Patricia T. Arquette is an American actress and director, known for her first major role in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. She is the daughter of actor Lewis Arquette and actress, poet, theater operator, activist, acting teacher and therapist Brenda Olivia ‘Mardi’ Nowak-Arquette. Patricia Arquette’s paternal grandfather was comedian-actor Cliff Arquette, and her siblings are actors Rosanna Arquette, Alexis Arquette, Richmond Arquette and David Arquette. Patricia Arquette married Nicolas Cage in April 1995, separated after nine months, but remained “as a couple” in public until Nicolas Cage filed for divorce in February 2000. The petition for divorce was withdrawn, however, Patricia Arquette filed again in November 2000. Patricia Arquette has a son, Enzo (born January 3, 1989), with musician Paul Rossi. In 2002, Arquette was engaged to actor Thomas Jane, and subsequently married on June 25, 2006, at the Palazzo Contarini in Venice, Italy and gave birth in 2003 to a daughter, Harlow Olivia Calliope. In January 2009, Arquette filed for divorce from Thomas Jane citing of irreconcilable differences. On July 1, 2011, the divorce was finalized and both were granted joint custody of their child.
Rosanna Lauren Arquette is an American actress, film director and producer. She was born in New York City to actor and director Lewis Arquette and actress Brenda Olivia Mardi Nowak, a Jewish and daughter of a Holocaust refugee from Poland, while their father was a convert to Islam from Catholic faith, related to explorer Meriwether Lewis. Her paternal grandfather was comedian Cliff Arquette. Her siblings were actors Patricia, Alexis, Richmond and David Arquette. Rosanna Arquette was age 19 when she married director and composer Tony Greco, they divorced 2 years later in October 1980. The song Rosanna by Toto (who was her boyfriend that time) was not written for Rosanna Arquette by Steve Porcaro, Toto band member, and it was a joke used by the band members, regarding the coincidence.
Alexis Arquette born Robert Arquette is an American actress, musician and cabaret performer. Arquette’s siblings are actors Rosanna, Patricia, Richmond and David Arquette. Alexis Arquette was age 22, when she was first featured as Georgette playing as transvestite in Last Exit to Brooklyn film.
Richmond Arquette is an American film and television actor. His siblings are actors Rosanna, Paticia, Alexis and David. He was the brother-in-law of actress Courteney Cox and Thomas Jane.
David Arquette is an American actor, film director, producer, screenwriter, and fashion designer, and a brief career into professional wrestling in early 2000. David Arquette’s siblings are actors Rosanna, Alexis, Richmond and Patricia. The Arquettes siblings had a neglected and abused upbringing, with mother, Brenda Nowak who was physically abusive and father, Lewis who was addicted to abused substances. On June 12, 1999, David Arquette married actress Courteney Cox, and together have a daughter, Coco Riley Arquette, born June 13, 2004. It was announced that David Arquette and Courteney Cox were having a trial separation on October 11, 2010, and after nearly two years of separation, Arquette filed for divorce in June 2012. Lewis Michael Arquette was born December 14, 1935, was an American movie actor, writer and producer, the son of Mildred Nesbitt Le May and actor-comedian Cliff Arquette, related to explorer Meriwether Lewis. He was the ftaher of actors Patricia, Alexis, Rosanna, David and Richmond Arquette. He is the former father-in-law of Courteney Cox and actors Thomas Jane and Nicolas Cage. Lewis Arquette frequently appeared in movies with his sons. His wife, Brenda “Mardi” Nowak, died in 1997 from breast cancer, while Lewis Arquette died in February 10, 2001 in Los Angeles, California due to congestive heart failure.
15) Sylvester Stallone
Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone is an American actor, screenwriter and film director best known for his action roles in Hollywood, and rose to fame for his famous characters as boxer Rocky Balboa in Rocky films and as soldier John Rambo. Sylvester Stallone was born Michael Sylvester Gardenzio Stallone in New York City, the eldest son of hairdresser Frank Stallone, Sr., and astrologer, former dancer and women’s wrestling promoter Jacqueline “Jackie” Labofish-Stallone. Stallone’s father was born in Gioia del Colle, Apulia, Italy and in the 1930’s he emigrated to the United States. While Stallone’s mother is of half Russian Jewish and half French from Brittany descent. Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother is actor and musician Frank Stallone. During Sylvester Stallone’s birth, his mother suffered some complications during a forced labor, thus, her obstetricians had to use two pairs of forceps during his birth, but misuse of these forceps accidentally severed a nerve and caused paralysis in the face parts of Stallone. Resulting to paralyzed lower left side of his face, including parts of his lip, tongue, and chin, an accident which has given Stallone his snarling look and slightly slurred speech. Stallone was baptized Catholic, but he stopped going to church, as his acting career progressed. In 1996, Sylvester Stallone re-embraced Catholic faith, when his daughter was born ill, and is now an active Catholic. His father, Frank Sr. was a beautician, moved the family to Washington, D.C., where he opened a beauty school, while his mother Jackie, opened Barbella’s, a women’s gymnasium in 1954. Stallone was nine years old when their parents divorced and he lived with his mother. Stallone has been married three times. On December 28, 1974, at the age of 28, he married Sasha Czack from Pennsylvania, and had two sons, Sage Moonblood (born May 5, 1976 –died July 2012) and Seargeoh (born 1979), who was diagnosed with autism at an early age. Stallone and Czack divorced on February 14, 1985. On December 15, 1985, Sylvester Stallone married model and actress Brigitte Nielsen in Beverly Hills, California, but their marriage, lasted two years and ended in divorce. In May 1997, Stallone married former American model and current entrepreneur and business owner Jennifer Flavin, with whom he has three daughters, Sistine Rose (1996), Sophie Rose (1998), and Scarlet Rose (2002).. On August 26, 2012, his half-sister, Toni Ann Filiti, died of lung cancer, at the age of 48, just six weeks after the death of his son, Sage. She died at their mother Jackie Stallone’s home in Santa Monica after she left the UCLA hospital.
Sage Moonblood Stallone (May 5, 1976) was an American actor, film director, film producer, and film distributor and eldest son of Sylvester Stallone and Sasha Czack. He was the brother of Seargeoh Stallone, and half-brother of Sistine, Sophia, and Scarlet Stallone. His uncle was actor and singer Frank Stallone, and his grandmother was Jackie Stallone, Jennifer Flavin was his stepmother, and his godfather was actor Joe Spinell. Sage Stallone was of Italian, French and Russian-Jewish ancestry on his father’s side. Sage Stallone married actress Starlin Wright in 2007, however in 2008, their marriage was annulled. Sage Stallone was found dead on July 13, 2012 in his Studio City, Los Angeles home. According to some reports, prior to his death, Sage had not been heard from for days and died between three and seven days prior to being found. His funeral was held on July 21 at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Los Angeles, and was interred at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery. On August 30, 2012, The Los Angeles County Coroner’s Office, announced that Stallone died of atherosclerosis, (also known as arteriosclerotic vascular disease or ASVD) a condition in which an artery wall thickens as a result of the accumulation of fatty materials such as cholesterol and triglyceride, a syndrome affecting arterial blood vessels causing heart attack.
Jacqueline M. “Jackie” Labofish-Stallone born November 29, 1921, is an American astrologer, former dancer, and promoter of women’s wrestling, mother of actor Sylvester Stallone and singer Frank Stallone. She is also the mother of actress Toni D’Alto (by her ex-husband Anthony Filiti). Toni died of lung cancer on August 26, 2012 at the age of 47. She was born Jacqueline M. Labofish in Washington, D.C. the daughter of a French socialite, Jeanne Victoria Anne “Adrienne” Clerec, and a prominent attorney, John Labofish.
American actor, singer, guitarist and Golden Globe and Grammy Award nominated songwriter, Frank P. Stallone, Jr. Sylvester Stallone’s younger brother was born in New York City to Jacqueline “Jackie” Stallone and hairdresser Frank Sr. Frank Jr. started his career around the time of high school singing on street corners and making money with his guitar. He also played in a recurring role on the short-lived sitcom Movie Stars, alongside fellow celebrity siblings Don Swayze and Joey Travolta.
16) John Travolta
John Joseph Travolta is an American actor, dancer, and singer, first became known in the 1970s, after he appeared on Welcome Back, Kotter television series and starred in the box office successes Saturday Night Fever and Grease. In the 1980s, John Travolta’s acting career declined and his career resurgence in the 1990s with his role in Pulp Fiction, Face/Off, Ladder 49 and Wild Hogs. John Travolta, is the youngest of six children, his father, Salvatore Travolta (born November 1912 –died May 1995),was a semi-professional American football player turned tire salesman and partner in a tire company. His mother, Helen Cecilia Burke (born January 1912 –died December 1978)was an actress, singer, a radio vocal group, English teacher, who acted and directed in a high school drama, and had appeared in The Sunshine Sisters. John Travolta’s siblings, Joey, Ellen, Ann, Margaret and Sam Travolta, have all acted.
Joseph “Joey” Travolta (born October 14, 1950) is an American actor, producer, director and writer. Actor John Travolta is his younger brother. Joey is married to Wendy Shawn (daughter of comedian Dick Shawn) and together they have one daughter, RachelTravolta.
Ellen Travolta is an American actress, elder sister of actor John Travolta, and is probably best known for her role as Louisa Arcola Delvecchio, in the 1950s Happy Days sitcom, as the aunt of Arthur Fonzarelli (played by Henry Winkler) and mother of Chachi Arcola (played by Scott Baio).Ellen Travolta is married to actor Jack Bannon, son of actress Bea Benaderet, and they live in Coeur d’Alene,Idaho. Travolta has two children, a daughter Molly Allen, one of three morning personalities on 92.9 ZZU in Spokane and a son, actor Tom Fridley.
Tom Fridley is an American film and television actor, son of Ellen Travolta, stepson of Jack Bannon, nephew of John and Joey Travolta, cousin of Jonathan Rau and half-brother of Molly Allen. Tom Fridley has played supporting roles in television and film and his film credits includes The Karate Kid with Ralph Macchio and Pat Morita, and with actor Matthew Broderick in Max Dugan Returns and Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives with actor Jason Robards.
Margaret Travolta is an American actress and a sister of actor John Travolta and Joey Travolta. In the late 1960s, Margaret Travolta, realized that Chicago was a great potential for advertising by winning National TV Commercials for Sears, Nescafe and Alberto Culver. Chicago the Windy City where she met Jim, her husband and settled down to raise their two boys. Margaret’s talent, hard work and professionalism earned her the reputation of being one of Chicago’s Top Voice-over Talents. Margaret Travolta’s voice career has included such clients as Disney, United Airlines, Kraft, McDonalds and Pillsbury.
17) Clint Eastwood
Clinton “Clint” Eastwood, Jr. is an American film actor, director, producer, composer, pianist, and politician. Although he had only married twice, Eastwood has eight children by six different women. On December 19, 1953, Eastwood married Maggie Johnson, six months after they met on a blind date. Eastwood and Johnson had a trial separation, after a decade of marriage, Eastwood had an affair with dancer Roxanne Tunis and gave birth to his first child, Kimber Tunis on June 17, 1964. (Eastwood did not publicly acknowledge Kimber until 1996, after a reconciliation, with Johnson and had two children together, named Kyle Eastwood (born May 19, 1968) and Alison Eastwood (born May 22, 1972), though he was not present at either birth. In 1978, Maggie Johnson filed for legal separation, after anotherlong period of trial separation, but the couple did not officially divorce until May 1984. In the fall of 1975, Eastwood had a relationship with actress Sondra Locke during the film production of The Outlaw Josey Wales. Both living together for almost fourteen years, which Locke remained married only in name to Gordon Anderon, her gay husband. During the last three years of living together with Locke, Clint Eastwood fathered two children secretly, with Jacelyn Reeves, a flight attendant, where they both met at a pub in Carmel. Jacelyn Reeves gave birth to a son, Scott Reeves (born March 21, 1986) and a daughter, Kathryn Reeves (born February 2, 1988), which both illigitimate children’s birth certificates stated “Father declined.” In 2002, Clint Eastwood finally presented his and Reeves’ children to the public. Kathryn Reeves, served as 2005’s Miss Golden Globe at the ceremony, where she presented her father, Clint Eastwood with an award for Million Dollar Baby. In the late 1998, Eastwood met actress Frances Fisher, in Pink Cadillac, and began living together, they co-starred in Unforgiven. Eastwood and Fisher had a daughter, Francesca Fisher-Eastwood (born August 7, 1993). In early 1995, Eastwood and Fisher ended their relationship, but remained friends and later worked together in True Crime. Eastwood began dating television news anchor Dina Ruiz 35 years his junior, and married on March 31, 1996, and together the couple has one daughter, Morgan Eastwood (born December 12, 1996).
Kyle Eastwood is an American jazz musician, plays acoustic and electric as well as double bass. Kyle Eastwood is the son of filmmaker, director and actor Clint Eastwood and first wife, Maggie Johnson. He is the elder brother of actress, model and fashion designer Alison Eastwood. Kyle Eastwood has one daughter, Graylen (born 1994), with Laura Gomez, whom he married in 1995 and divorced in 2008.
Alison Eastwood is an American film director, Hollywood actress, fashion model and fashion designer. Alison Eastwood was born fifteen days premature to Maggie Johnson and father, actor Clint Eastwood, who was not present at her birth. Alison Eastwood was three years old, when her parents separated, but did not officially divorce until she was age twelve.Alison has a brother, Kyle Eastwood and five paternal half-siblings, Kimber Tunis, Scott Eastwood, Kathryn Reeves, Francesca Fisher-Eastwood and Morgan Eastwood. She has one additional half-sibling that her father has yet to acknowledge or confirm in a 2011 interview with The Sunday Times, she stated: “My dad has eight children by six women.” Alison Eastwood has also been featured on Chainsaw Gang, the reality TV series as one of the sculptor’s girlfriends, which the said sculptor named Stacy Poitras, is now her husband, whom she married March 15, 2013.
Scott Clinton Reeves Eastwood (born March 21, 1986), also known as Scott Eastwood, is an American actor. His father is actor-director Clint Eastwood and mother, flight attendant Jacelyn Reeves. Scott Eastwood was born in Carmel, California and rew up in Hawaii. He is the elder brother of Kathryn Reeves (born February 2, 1988), and paternal half-brother of Kimber Tunis, Kyle Eastwood, Alison Eastwood, Francesca Fisher Eastwood and Morgan Eastwood.
Francesca Ruth Fisher-Eastwood (born August 7, 1993) better known as Francesca Eastwood is an American actress, model, TV personality and socialite. Francesca Eastwood starred in the E! reality series, Mrs. Eastwood & Company that she shares with her family. Francesca Fisher-Eastwood was born in Redding, California to actor and politician Clint Eastwood and actress Frances Fisher. She has four half-sisters Kimber, Allison, Kathryn, and Morgan and two half-brothers Kyle and Scott through her father’s relationships.
Dina Ruiz-Eastwood has been married to actor and director Clint Eastwood since March 31, 1996. The couple has one daughter, Morgan Ruiz Eastwood (born December 12, 1996),
18) Patrick Swayze
Patrick Wayne Swayze was an American actor, dancer and singer-songwriter, famous for his tough-guy roles, as romantic leading men in the hit films Dirty Dancing and Ghost, and in the North and South TV miniseries as Orry Main. In 1991, Patrick Swayze was named by People magazine as its “Sexiest Man Alive”. In January 2008, Swayze was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer Stage IV. Patrick Swayze died from the disease on September 14, 2009. He had two younger brothers, actor Don Swayze (born 1958) and Sean Kyle (born 1962), and two sisters, Vickie Lynn (1949–1994) and Bambi. Swayze was a sixth cousin, once removed, of John Cameron Swayze, news commentator, and a relative of Henry Karnes noted Texas Revolution soldier. Swayze was raised Roman Catholic. Patrick Swayze was married to Lisa Niemi from June 12, 1975, until his death. Swayze and Niemi had no children.
Donald Carl “Don” Swayze is an American actor, the younger brother of the late actor Patrick Swayze and sister Vicky Lynn, and the older brother of Sean Kyle and adopted sister Bora Song (nicknamed Bambi). In 2010, Don Swayze guest-starred in six episodes in a recurring role as Gus, a werewolf, on the HBO television series True Blood. He played the role as Col. Sherman Rutherford in Heathens and Thieves, a Western-Film Noir hybrid. During his spare time, Don races cross country as an avid cyclist with his mountain bikes and also an avid skydiver.
19) Barbra Streisand
Born Barbara Joan Streisand is an American singer, songwriter, author, actress, writer, film producer and director. She is the daughter of one time singer, Diana Ida Rosen and high school teacher Emanuel Streisand. Her family was Jewish, her paternal grandparents immigrated from Galicia, Poland and her maternal grandparents are from Russia. In August 1943, fifteen months after Streisand’s birth, her father died from epileptic seizure complications and the family fell into almost-poverty. She has an older brother, Sheldon, and a half-sister, the singer Roslyn Kind, from her mother’s re-marriage in 1949 to Louis Kind. Roslyn Kind is nine years younger than half sister Barbra Streisand. Streisand has been married twice, she was first married to actor Elliot Gould 1963 until 1971. The couple had one child, Jason Gould, who appeared in The Prince of Tides as her on-screen son. Streisand’s married second husband on July 1, 1998, to actor James Brolin. Streisand and Brolin have no children together, Brolin has two children from his first marriage, including Academy Award-nominated actor Josh Brolin, and one child from his second marriage. Both of Streisand’s husbands starred in the 1970s conspiracy sci-fi thriller Capricorn One. Barbra Streisand is the godmother of Caleigh Peters, daughter of Jon Peters.
Jason Emanuel Gould (born December 29, 1966) is an American actor, director, producer and writer. Jason Gould was born in New York City, the son of singer and actress Barbra Streisand and actor Elliot Gould, who divorced July 9, 1971. In recent years Jason Gould has started singing and he has released two EPs, Jason Gould (2012) and Morning Prayer/Groove (2013). During the 2012 North American/Canada tour, Jason Gould has performed with his mother, Barbra Streisand, and also during her 2013 European tour. At the age of 21, around 1988, Jason Gould came out to his parents as homosexual, and sometime in 1991, tabloids have written that Jason Gould as being gay.
Josh James Brolin is an American film and television actor since 1985. Jos Brolin is known for his roles in the films Thrashin’, The Goonies, W., No Country for Old Men, Milk, Tru Grit, Men in Black 3 and Gangster Squad. Josh Brolin was born in Santa Monica, California, son of actor James Brolin and wildlife activist Jane Cameron Agee,who was a native of Corpus Christi, Texas. Josh Brolin was 16 years old when his parents divorced. Singer and actress Barbra Streisand is his stepmother. Josh Brolin was married to actress Alice Adair from 1988 to 1994, and both have two children together, Trevor Mansur Brolin (born June 1988) and Eden Brolin (born 1994). He was engaged to actress Minnie Driver for six months. Since August 15, 2004, Josh Brolin has been married to actress Diane Lane , however on December 20, 2004, Diane Lane , Brolin’s wife, called the police after an argument with Brolin and he was arrested on a misdemeanor charge of domestic battery, however, his wife Lane declined to press charges and the couple’s spokesperson described the incident as a misunderstanding. Josh Brolin and Lane filed for divorce in February 2013.
20) Dustin Hoffman
Dustin Lee Hoffman is an American actor since the 1960s. Dustin Hoffman was born in Los Angeles, California, the second son of Lillian Gold and Harry Hoffman, has worked as Columbia Pictures prop supervisor (set decorator) before becoming a furniture salesman. Dustin Hoffman’s older brother, Ronald Hoffman, is a lawyer and economist. Hoffman is Jewish, from an Ashkenazi family of immigrants from Kiev and Iași, Romania. In May 1969, Hoffman married Anne Byrne, and adopted Karina (born 1966), Byrne’s child from a previous marriage, and had a daughter with Anne Byrne, Jenna (born October 15, 1970). In 1970, Hoffman and Byrne were living in a building next to the townhouse destroyed by members of the Weathermen when a bomb was accidentally detonated in the building’s basement, killing three people in the said incident.Hoffman can be seen standing in the street during the aftermath of the explosion during the 2002 documentary film The Weather Underground. In 1980, Hoffman and Byrne divorced. In October 1980, Hoffman married attorney Lisa Gottsegen-Hoffman, they have four children, Jacob Edward Hoffman (born March 20, 1981), Rebecca Lillian Hoffman (born March 17, 1983), Maxwell Geoffrey Hoffman (born August 30, 1984), and Alexandra Lydia Hoffman (born October 27, 1987). Hoffman also has two grandchildren.
Jacob Edward “Jake” Hoffman is an American actor, son of actor Dustin Hoffman and lawyer mom, Lisa Gottsegen-Hoffman. Jake Hoffman has directed music videos, written and directed short films, and is most known for his work as an actor. Jake Hoffman played the adult version of Ben Newman in the comedy fantasy film Click, playing Adam Sandler’s son in 2006. Jake and his real life father Dustin were cast as grandfather and grandson in the series Luck, and HBO television series recently.