10 Pairs Of Famous People That Are Relatives And We Did Not Know



Stars are used to not hide their family ties. Many of them love to show brothers, sisters, children and pets to the world, to go out with their spouses. But there are celebrities about which kinship few know.

We scanned the biographies of some famous personalities and found interesting facts about their relatives.
At the end of the article you will find a bonus with which you can ponostalgate and recall some crazy comedies of the past years.

Ellen DeGeneres and Kate Middleton

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Kate Middleton and Ellen DeGeneres are distant relatives: they are fifteen natural sisters.

Donal Gleason and Brendan Gleason

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Remember the harsh and slightly insane Terrible Eyes of Moody from "Harry Potter"? What about Ron's older brother, Bill Weasley? The actors who played them are Brendan and Donal Gleason in real life - father and son.

Alfie Allen and Lily Allen

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Alfie and Lily have nothing in common, although in reality they are brother and sister.

Emily Deschanel and Zoe Deschanel

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The star of the series “Bones” Emily Deschanel and Zoe Deschanel, whom we used to see in melodramas and comedies, are sisters.

Ron Howard and Bryce Dallas Howard

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Two-time winner of the Academy Award, actor and director Ron Howard is the father of actress Bryce Dallas Howard, known to many in the film “The Servant.”

Janet Lee and Jamie Lee Curtis

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The blonde in the picture on the left is the actress who played the main role in Alfred Hitchcock's Psycho. And she is Jamie Lee Curtis's mother.

Anastasia Stotskaya and Pavel Maikov

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Singer Anastasia Stotskaya and actor Pavel Maikov - brother and sister. Why are they so different? Perhaps the fact is that they have different fathers.

William Mapother and Tom Cruise

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Tom Cruise’s full name is Thomas Cruz Mapother IV. William Mapother is his cousin.

Jeremy Irons and Max Irons

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Oscar winner Jeremy Irons - father of actor Max Irons, known to us from the films "Little Red Riding Hood", "The Guest" and the TV series "White Queen".

Queen Elizabeth II and Hilary Duff

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Hilary Duff and Elizabeth II have common ancestors. The actress is the Queen's eighteenth sister.