16 Celebrities And Iconic Figures Who You Did Not Know Were Related
6Jaime Lee Curtis
Jaime debuted in John Carpenter’s horror film “Halloween” and established herself as a scream queen. Since then, she has become a poised and gorgeous figure in Hollywood and has appeared in many more and complex roles. Her mother is Janet Leigh, one of the most glamorous Hollywood stars of yesteryears. Janet is famous for starring in Alfred Hitchcock’s “Psycho”.
7Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter is known for her eccentric performances in several memorable movies like “Sweeney Todd”, the “Harry Potter” movies, “Les Misérables”, etc. She also happens to be related to a very popular English historical figure. Helena is the great grand-daughter of Herbert Henry Asquith, Britain’s Prime Minister during WWI. He was also the First Earl of Oxford and Asquith.
Anna Chancellor is a popular British actress. She has appeared in small and big roles in movies and TV shows. She played the lead Caroline Bingley in a 1995 “Pride and Prejudice” adaptation. Surprisingly she is related to Jane Austen in more ways than just starring in an adaptation! Jane Austen is eight times Anna’s great aunt!
Harry Lloyd is best known for his role as Will Scarlet in BBC’s 2006 drama “Robin Hood” and as ViserysTargaryen from “Game of Thrones”. Harry made his debut in David Copperfield, in 1999 at age 16. That is like a divine sign especially because that novel is written by his great-great-great-grandfather! Charles Dickens, one of the most famous novelists of the world is a direct relative of Harry’s!
You may know her as Talisa Stark, the wife of Robb Stark on HBO’s “Game of Thrones”. That is her most popular role though she has appeared in other TV shows like “The Crimson Field” and “Taboo”. Her mother is actress Geraldine Chaplin, who inspired her to become an actor. Her grandfather happens to be the great Charlie Chaplin! We can see the resemblance quite clearly.