12 Grandchildren of Famous People Whose Talents Are Hard to Deny (and Clark Gable’s Grandson Conquered Our Hearts)
Children of prominent actors, writers, and politicians often follow in their footsteps. But what about grandchildren? It turns out that they do the same. Famous people’s descendants are as beautiful, talented, and aspiring as their grandmas and grandpas.
Bright Side has decided to share the destinies of people whose grandparents were really popular in the 20th century.
12. Chris Pine, Anne Gwynne’s grandson
Chris Pine (Just My Luck, This Means War) is a successful Hollywood actor and the grandson of the 40s pin-up icon Anne Gwynne. By the way, Anne became famous thanks to her roles in horror movies and she was even a scream queen (one of those attractive girls who screams when a monster is coming).
Chris graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in English. There are more than 30 films under his belt but he became really popular after his role in Star Trek.
11. Quinn Tivey, Elizabeth Taylor’s grandson
Elizabeth Taylor conquered this world with her incredible eyes and gorgeous hair. Her grandson is her carbon copy. Quinn Tivey also inherited Elizabeth’s kindness. Now he’s one of the ambassadors at the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS foundation.
Additionally, Quinn is a photographer: he traveled around the USA taking pictures of people suffering from AIDS. He also collects donations for amfAR, the foundation for AIDS research.
10. Clark James Gable, Clark Gable’s grandson
Clark Gable was incredible as Rhett Butler from Gone with the Wind and one of the most handsome men of 20th century cinema. His grandson Clark Gable III is just as great as his grandpa: he’s got that magnetic appearance and powerful charisma. Clark started to work as a model at the age of 5. Now he’s the host of Cheaters, the popular reality show in which the crew investigates claims of married people having affairs.
9. Tuki Brando, Marlon Brando’s grandson
Marlon Brando is the father of 11 children. 3 of them are adopted but they inherited his surname. Tuki Brando is the grandson of the actor and a Tahitian woman named Tarita. By the way, this was Brando’s personal record: his longest marriage lasting 10 years.
Tuki Brando is currently building his modeling career: he works with Versace and participates in fashion shows and photoshoots. He also graduated from medical school.
8. Bernhard Caesar Einstein, Albert Einstein’s grandson
Albert Einstein is one of the most famous founders of modern theoretical physics. His grandson Bernhard Caesar decided to follow in the footsteps of his grandpa: he studied quantum physics and loved music.
He worked with the US Corps of Engineers, developed night vision devices, and studied laser technologies.
7. Cameron Douglas, Kirk Douglas’ grandson
Cameron Douglas is an actor and a member of the Douglas’ acting dynasty. His grandfather Kirk Douglas became famous thanks to his roles in classic Hollywood films like Spartacus and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde and his father Michael Douglas is a famous actor and film producer.
At the beginning of his career, Cameron appeared in 4 films and now he works at a film production company in Manhattan.
6. Zoleka Mandela, Nelson Mandela’s granddaughter
Nelson Mandela was the president of the Republic of South Africa and a Nobel Peace Prize winner who fought against racism. His granddaughter Zoleka is a speaker and a writer. She inspires people suffering from cancer and shares her own experience at overcoming this disease.
Also, Zoleka, motivated by the death of her daughter in a car accident, is an ambassador of the United Nations Road Safety Collaboration.
5. Nicholas Soames, Winston Churchill’s grandson
Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, a politician, a journalist, a writer, and a Nobel Prize winner in literature. According to a poll conducted in 2002, he’s considered to be the most prominent person in the history of the United Kingdom.
4. James Thiérrée, Charlie Chaplin’s grandson
Charlie Chaplin was married 4 times and had 12 children from different women. James Thiérrée is Charlie’s grandson, a dancer, an actor, and a circus performer. He’s got his own theater company, La Compagnie du Hanneton, that combines the theatre, dancing, and traditional circus performances.
3. Drew Barrymore, Lionel Barrymore’s granddaughter
Drew Barrymore is a Hollywood actress who got her first role at the age of 7. In the 1930s her grandpa, Lionel Barrymore, was extremely popular thanks to his roles in classic dramas like Grand Hotel and Sherlock Holmes.
2.Sarah Sutherland, Donald Sutherland’s granddaughter
Sarah Sutherland is continuing her family’s acting dynasty. Her father Kiefer and grandpa Donald are very well-known among movie fans. Sarah has appeared in TV series, feature films, and is working on developing her career as a producer.
1. Ethan Peck, Gregory Peck’s grandson
Millions of girls from the 50s fell in love with Gregory Peck after his appearance in Roman Holiday. The story of Princess Ann and Joe Bradley won’t leave anyone indifferent.
As for Ethan, he’s following in the footsteps of his grandfather and taking part in TV series and films. Critics call him an actor of great promise.
It turns out that beauty and talent can be inherited because grandchildren are just as incredible as their grandparents. What do you think?