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7 Hollywood stars who passed the TV torch to their kids

Do stellar acting genes get passed down from actor parents to their kids? Or are children of actor parents simply drawn to the career path? Whatever the reason, we’re seeing a new generation of actors that bear a striking resemblance to their established actor parents. And, in some cases, these sons and daughters are starting to make big names for themselves on the small screen.

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Here are 7 actors making waves on the small screen who just so happen to be the offspring of a famous Hollywood parent. Some have spent time on the big screen, but most — like much of Hollywood these days — are finding their home on television, and show no sign of wanting to leave.