These stars are from the same family and you did not know it!

There are not very obvious family ties between the stars, especially when they do not always have the same surname. Here are ten examples.

In the small world of cinema, we obviously know the (large) siblings of directors: the Coen brothersbrothers Paolo and Vittorio Taviani; them Dardenne brothers sure; them Wachowski, Tony and Ridley Scott

There are also the great families of cinema, which have marked or still mark their mark on the 7th Art. Figures prominently in this register the family gathered around the patriarch Francis Ford Coppola : Sofia Coppola, her daughter; herself a cousin of Jason Schwartzmanson of Talia Shire, who is herself the sister of Francis. Without forgetting of course the free electron Nicholas Cage, nephew of the filmmaker. We can also mention the family Carradine; the family of Barrymorebrothers wayansfamily Baldwin… The list is very, very long.

But, conversely, some family ties are not obvious, even surprising, in particular because the surnames are sometimes not the same, but also because the facial features are not always similar or familiar. Here are ten examples.

Kristofer Hivju and Isabelle Nanty

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The French actress Isabelle Nantybest known for her roles in The TuchesWhere Mission Cleopatrahas family in Game Of Thrones. She is cousins ​​with the actor Kristofer Hivju, who lent his features to Tormund in the HBO series. “Kristofer Hivju, My Norwegian Mom’s Cousin’s Daughter’s Son Plays Tormund Giantsbane” she had entrusted to the microphone of TV Star he in 2017. A cousin certainly distant, but still!

Miguel Ferrer and George Clooney

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At first glance, we do not see very well the relationship between the late and great Miguel Ferrerwho died in 2017 when he was just 61, and George Clooney, which needs no introduction. It turns out that Miguel Ferrer was the son of Jose Ferrer (who was himself an actor), and the singer Rosemary Clooneya major figure in vocal jazz in the 1950s. He is George’s cousin.

Jayne Mansfield and Mariska Hargitay

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Hollywood sex symbol, the platinum blonde star Jayne Mansfield had a career as short-lived as his end was tragic, the victim of a road accident which cost him his life on June 29, 1967. Present on board the vehicle, his daughter Mariska Hargitay was miraculous. Series fans know her well, headliner for many years in the detective series New York Special Unit.

Mike Connors and Charles Aznavour

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At first glance there too, it is difficult to see a relationship between Mike Connorshero of the series Mannix and died in January 2017 at the age of 91, and Charles Aznavour. From his real name Krekor Ohanian, Connors was of Armenian origin, and had obtained American citizenship. He was the cousin of Charles Aznavour.

Zoe Vallat and Isabelle Adjani

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Revealed at the cinema in 2015 for her role as a rebellious teenager with purple hair forced to join her father (Jonathan Zaccaï) in Ukraine in Cherry in 2015, Zoe Vallat is the daughter of Eric Hakim Adjani, who died in 2010, and niece ofIsabelle Adjani.

Ethan Hawke and Laura Dern

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What kind of relationship can there be between the talented Ethan Hawke and Laura Dern ? The answer was provided by the actor himself in 2014, when he was at the Telluride Film Festival to present a documentary there: the two are cousins! Hawke told Dern their relationship goes back to her mother, the actress. Diane Ladd, who is the mother of Laura Dern. Gold Ladd and Tennessee Williams are cousins, while Hawke is known to be the great-grandnephew of the famous playwright.

Chloe Jouannet and Alexandra Lamy

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24 years old, Chloe Jouannet is the daughter ofAlexandra Lamy. She made her film debut at the age of 12 in a small role alongside her mother, in lucky Lukewho was played by Jean Dujardin.

Peter Sarsgaard and Jake Gyllenhaal

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peter sarsgaard is the brother-in-law of Jake Gyllenhaal ! Since 2002, he shared his life with the actress Maggie Gyllenhaal. The two married in May 2009.

Emma Roberts and Julia Roberts

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Contrary to what one might think, Emma Roberts is not the daughter of Julia Roberts, but his niece! Daughter of the excellent (but now rare) comedian Eric RobertsEmma has spent a lot of time on sets with his aunt before successfully attempting an audition at age nine for the film Blow of Ted Demme in 2001, allowing her to play the daughter of Johnny Depp.

James Thiérrée and Charles Chaplin

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Not easy to build a career, which is more as an actor, when such a figure of the commander hovers above his head… A truly overwhelming figure. The excellent actor James Thierree is indeed the grandson of the illustrious Charles Chaplin. Her mother, Victoria Chaplin, is the daughter of Charlie Chaplin and her father, Jean-Baptiste Thierréewas the owner of a circus. Acrobat, trapeze artist, clown, magician and mime, James also learned dance and the violin, and participated from an early age in his parents’ shows.

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