A-List Celebrities Whose Grandchildren Are Also Famous — from Kirk Douglas to Tippi Hedren

As the saying goes, the apple does not fall far from the tree. Here are some of the legendary celebrities in Hollywood who have popular grandchildren.

KIRK DOUGLAS AND CAMERON DOUGLAS

Aside from being a great actor, Kirk was also a philanthropist, producer, and director. The Hollywood icon passed on his acting legacy to his son Micheal Douglas and grandson Cameron.

Cameron Douglas, Kirk Douglas, and Michael Douglas on November 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Cameron Douglas, Kirk Douglas, and Michael Douglas on November 6, 2018 in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Kirk, Micheal, and Cameron had the opportunity to act along with one another in the 2003 film "It Runs in the Family." In February 2020, Kirk passed away at his home in Beverly Hills, California. He was 103.

Cameron is having a tough time handling the demise of his dearest granddad. The actor remembered him as the embodiment of a family man who consistently showed up for everybody in the family.

Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, and Cameron Douglas at Loews Lincoln Square in New York, New York, United States in 2003. | Photo: Getty Images

Kirk Douglas, Michael Douglas, and Cameron Douglas at Loews Lincoln Square in New York, New York, United States in 2003. | Photo: Getty Images

GREGORY PECK AND ETHAN PECK

Gregory passed on his acting chops to grandson Ethan, who portrayed young Spock's role in the hit television series "Star Trek: Discovery," in 2019. Ethan will star in the upcoming George Clooney Netflix film, "The Midnight Sky."

Gregory Peck, Stephen Peck and Ethan Peck on December 1, 1991 at KTLA Studios in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Gregory Peck, Stephen Peck and Ethan Peck on December 1, 1991 at KTLA Studios in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

In an interview with CBS' Watch magazine last year, Ethan talked about his reaction when he won the role of a younger version of Clooney's character, Augustine Lofthouse. He said:

"I think I had a full panic attack. I had to sit down on the curb, and I was in tears."

DEBBIE REYNOLDS AND BILLIE LOURD

Before passing away after Christmas 2016, Debbie had a successful career in television and films. The Hollywood icon died after her daughter Carrie Fischer died after suffering a heart attack. 

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Catherine Lourd at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds, and Billie Catherine Lourd at The Shrine Auditorium on January 25, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. | Photo: Getty Images

The screen debut of Fisher's daughter Lourd came when she was chosen to star as Lieutenant Connix in "Star Wars: The Forces Awakens." Lourd also appeared on the reboot of "Will & Grace" as the granddaughter of Reynolds' character.

TIPPI HEDREN AND DAKOTA JOHNSON

Tippi was a supermodel until she was discovered by director Alfred Hitchcock and tried acting. The star rose to fame, starring in his movies such as "The Birds" and "Marnie."

Tippi Hedren and Dakota Johnson at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on October 24, 2018 in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Tippi Hedren and Dakota Johnson at ArcLight Cinerama Dome on October 24, 2018 in Hollywood, California. | Photo: Getty Images

Tippi's daughter Melanie Griffith, who is likewise a great actress, is the mother of Johnson, who shot to stardom after she was picked to star in the hit movies, "Fifty Shades of Grey."

For quite a long time, Tippi has been keeping lions and tigers on her compound in California. In a recent interview on "The Graham Norton Show," Dakota revealed that her grandma has "13 or 14" big cats.

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