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17 Second-Generation Hollywood Stars Who Reached Their Parents’ Fame

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Some things run in the family. Eye color, intelligence, a predisposition to huge fame in Hollywood. While that last one isn't super common, it's a reality for plenty of Hollywood stars. Many have had to work hard to get out of their famous parent's shadows and create careers all their own. While many have failed to do anything meaningful in the face of their parent's fame, plenty have reached the same heights or surpassed them.

Becoming a successful actor or singer can be hard when you're a no name but it can be even harder when you're part of a Hollywood legacy family. Some would-be stars have crumbled under the pressure of their famous last names, but a few have risen above. Here are some second-generation Hollywood stars that have reached the same level of fame as their parents and carve identities all their own!

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