To make it in Hollywood, you gotta know someone.
Zooey and Emily Deschanel’s dad is Caleb Deschanel, a cinematographer. He has been nominated for an Oscar SIX times!
Ben Platt’s dad is big-time movie producer Marc Platt. He produced Legally Blonde, La La Land, and sooo much more.
Actor Lucas Hedges’s dad is Peter Hedges. He’s a novelist, producer, and director whose work includes the book-turned-movie What’s Eating Gilbert Grape and About a Boy.
Troian Bellisario’s dad is TV producer Donald P. Bellisario. His work includes NCIS and Quantum Leap.
Rachel Bilson’s dad is Danny Bilson, a producer, writer, and director. His father/her grandfather is Bruce Bilson, a television director. She’s third-gen showbiz!
Kristen Stewart’s parents are John and Jules Stewart. Her dad is TV producer and her mom is a script supervisor.
Zosia Mamet’s dad is Tony-nominated playwright David Mamet. He also has many screenwriting credits.
Tony Goldwyn is the son of producer Samuel Goldwyn Jr., who is the son of Samuel Goldwyn (the OG) — he basically cofounded the literal making of feature films.
Maude Apatow’s dad is comedy writer/director/producer Judd Apatow (and her mom is actress Leslie Mann).
Max Minghella’s dad is Anthony Minghella. He was a sceenwriter whose work includes The Talented Mr. Ripley and The English Patient.
Jason Bateman’s dad is Kent Bateman. Honestly, it’s really hard to find a pic of Kent BUT he was a producer/director.
Cruel Summer‘s Harley Quinn Smith is the daughter of filmmaker Kevin Smith, creator of Clerks and Jay and Silent Bob.
Rebecca Hall’s dad is Peter Hall. He was a director. He founded the Royal Shakespeare Company among many other things.
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