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List of Celebrities in Actor Families ranked by fame and popularity. Many people take up the family business and actors are no different. Several celebrities come from a long lineage of Hollywood stars. Some famous people embrace their family's legacy, while others change their names to step outside of their parent's shadows.

Who is the most famous celebrity from an acting family? Jennifer Aniston tops our list. The “Friends” actress was married to Brad Pitt. Her parents are the soap star John Aniston and television actress Nancy Dow. Pitt and Aniston divorced in 2005. Pitt is now in a serious relationship with Angelina Jolie and Aniston is engaged to her "Wanderlust" co-star Justin Theroux. Other famous females who come from acting families include Drew Barrymore, Julia Roberts and Zooey Deschanel.

"The Godfather" director Francis Ford Coppola's sister is "Rocky" actress Talia Shire. His children are "The Outsiders" producer Gian-Carlo Coppola, writer/producer Roman Coppola and the multi-talented "Lost in Translation" director Sofia Coppola, who is currently married to Phoenix front man Thomas Mars. Talia Shire's son is the "Rushmore" star Jason Schwartzman. Francis Ford Coppola's nephew is the actor Nicolas Cage.

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    Drew Barrymore was briefly married to "Road Trip" funny man Tom Green.  Her parents are the actors Jaid and John Barrymore.  Her grandfather was the "Dr. Jekll & Mr. Hyde" actor John Barrymore.


    Born: 1975
    Birthplace: Los Angeles, California, Contiguous United States, United States of America, Culver City + 2 more
    Nationality: United States of America
    Profession: Television producer, Film Producer, Model, Screenwriter, Author + 3 more
    Height: 5'4"
    Employer: Flower Films
    Friends: Justin Long, Sarah Jessica Parker, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo DiCaprio, 50 Cent + 13 more
    Canoodled: Steve Thomas, Val Kilmer, Spike Jonze, Jason Segel, Chace Crawford + 6 more
    Dated: Eric Erlandson, Brandon Davis, Phedon Papamichael, Justin Long, Leonardo DiCaprio + 16 more
    Breakup: Justin Long, Tom Green, Fabrizio Moretti
    Wears: Gucci, Elie Saab, Levi's Jeans
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