Ever hear the old saying “It runs in the family?” Well, it applies to celebrities too. More often than not, traits like acting, writing, singing, or even directing are passed down from one generation to the next. Here are a list of 15 celebrities who chose to take those traits and follow in their Mom or Dad’s footsteps with them.
Colin Hanks, son of blockbuster star Tom Hanks,worked his way into his dad’s profession first by landing starring roles in the successful series Roswell and, later, Band of Brothers. Colin made his film debut opposite Jack Black in the teen comedy Orange County and later scored a supporting role in Peter Jackson’s blockbuster King Kong remake. Most recently, the actor wrapped up a noteworthy run on season six of Showtime’s Dexter as The Doomsday Killer.