I’ll Take Famous Fathers For $200
Famous Fathers for $200: “Robin, Stefan, and Stella”
What are… famous kids with famous parents?
(photo from McCartney Fanclub)
- R&B star Robin Thicke is the son of Alan Thicke, the actor most well-known for his role on the TV show “Growing Pains.”
- Stefan Kendal is a musician who, along with his son, Skyler Austen, formed the pop sensation band LMFAO. Stefan is also the son of legendary music producer Berry Gordy.
- Stella McCartney is a hugely successful fashion designer with her own label who just happens to be the daughter of a member of the hugely successful British band (the Beatles) — Paul McCartney.
Famous Fathers for $400: “Angelina, Anjelica, and Sofia”
What are… Oscar winning kids of Oscar winning dads?
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- Angelina Jolie won the Oscar for Best Actress for “Girl Interrupted” in 2000. Her father, Jon Voight, won the award in 1979 for Best Actor in the film “Coming Home.”
- Anjelica Huston won the Best Actress award in 1986 for her work in “Prizzi’s Honor.” Her father, Walter Huston, won the Best Actor award in 1949 for his work in “Treasure of the Sierra Madre.”
- Anjelica Huston is also the only Academy Award winner who is the grandchild of another Oscar winner — John Huston, who won for Best Screenplay and Best Director for “Treasure of the Sierra Madre,” the same movie for which his son was awarded the Best Actor award.
- Sofia Coppola won an Oscar for her screenplay “Lost in Translation” in 2004. Her father, Francis Ford Coppola, has won five Oscars, including Best Director, Screenplay and Picture for “The Godfather: Part II” in 1975.
Famous Fathers for $600: “Ken, Mohammed, and Yannick”
What are… famous athletes with famous athletes for sons?
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- World Series winner Ken Griffey and record-setting Ken Griffey, Jr. are the only father-son baseball duo to have played Major League Baseball at the same time (in 1989), on the same MLB team (in 1990) and the only pair to have hit back-to-back home runs in a game.
- Laila Ali has made a name for herself as a professional boxer, knocking out her opponent in her first match in just 31 seconds. She has a ways to go, however, to match the reputation of her legendary dad, Mohammed Ali.
- Yannick Noah gladdened the hearts of French people everywhere in 1983, when he became the first Frenchman to win the French Open in 37 years. His son is no slouch, albeit on a basketball court rather than a tennis court — after helping his college team to win two consecutive NCAA Championships, Joakim Noah went on to join the NBA, where he now shines as center for the Chicago Bulls.
Famous Fathers for $800: “Martha, Emma and Rashida”
What are… famous fathers that might surprise you?
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- Actress Martha Plimpton, currently starring in the hit TV show “Raising Hope” is the daughter of Oscar-winning actor Keith Carradine, who played the Sheriff in last year’s “Cowboys and Aliens.”
- Music legend Quincy Jones is the proud father of actress Rashida Jones, of “The Office” and “Parks and Recreation.” Rashida’s mother is no slouch either. She is Peggy Lipton, who starred in the hit TV series “The Mod Squad.”
- Up and coming actress Emma Roberts is not only the niece of the uber-famous Julia Roberts, she is the daughter of actor Eric Roberts, who shot to fame in the early 1980s in the true-crime movie “Star 80.”
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