It’s not surprising that there are a lot of brothers and sisters in Hollywood, as the acting bug tends to run in families. What movie stars today have a brother or a sister, or even several in the same business? Have you ever shared the big screen together? Here are some answers you might not have expected…
patricia arquette has 3 brothers in the acting business: rosena, richmond, David Y alexis, a transsexual born Robert. David and Rosanna have strong film careers. I couldn’t find any movies where either of them shared the stage, but if it’s any consolation, David directed an episode of Medium, the television program where Patricia is the protagonist. Rosanna was a guest star on the show in 2008, as was Richmond in 2006.
John Cusack He has two older sisters in the business: Johnan acclaimed actor who has seen supporting roles in countless films, two of which saw her nominated for Oscars, and Ana, which is virtually unknown. The three brothers were part of the cast of the successful comedy, Gros Tip Blank (1997). Joan and John have also worked together on several other films.
Owen Wilsonthe popular sitcom star has two brothers who also act, Luke Y Andrew. Andrew has only appeared in four films, while Luke is almost as famous as Owen. Luke and Owen appeared in the 2001 sitcom. The Real Tennenbaums.
alec baldwin: This prominent Hollywood actor has three little brothers, Club, Stephen Y Daniel, all the actors. While Alec is one of the best actors in Hollywood, none of his siblings have achieved star status. None of them have ever worked on a film together, although Alec had hatched a film script for the four to act together, which to date has not materialized.
matt dillonthe 46-year-old star of critically acclaimed films like Shock (2005), has a younger brother, actor Kevin, who has appeared in some 29 films, most in supporting roles. Kevin and Matt have never appeared in a movie together.
Ralph Fiennesrespected British actor, nominated for an Oscar for his roles in schindler’s list (1993) more The English Patient (1996), has a younger brother who is also famous, Joseph. Joseph was also nominated for an Oscar for two of his roles, including the lead in shakespeare in love (1998). The brothers have never shared a film set.
Julia Robertsthe Academy Award-winning American actor has an older brother Eric., who has been in the cast of over 110 movies, most of them forgettable. Julia had a small role in Red blood (1987), in which Eric had a leading role.
ben affleckthe star of the “A” list, has a younger brother, Caseya respected actor you’ve seen in the Ocean’s Eleven (2001) film and its two sequels. Both brothers acted in the Oscar-winning goodwill hunting (1997).
Sean Penn Dyed a younger brother, Chriswho died in 2006 at age 40. Chris was in 46 films, including the critically acclaimed The funeral (1996), and acted alongside Sean for Close up in 1986.
charlie sheen: the star of Platoon (1986) and financial world (1987) has an older brother, Emilio Estevezactor/director best known for his role in the mega-hit teen angst, the breakfast club (1984). Emilio and Charlie co-starred young guns (1988) and Men working (1990). Charlie’s real name is carlos estevez, in case you were wondering! His father is an actor. Martin Shine (Ramón Estévez), and two of his other brothers, renee Y Ramon jr. They are also actors, but they are not very well known.
Jake Gyllenhaaltop rated star, has an older sister, Maggie,. Maggie is a rising star in her own right, although she mostly plays supporting roles. They were both on-screen brothers for the independent film. donny danko in 2001.
jeff bridgesthe 2010 Oscar winner has an older brother Handsome, who acted in more than 90 films. The brothers co-starred in Critical Success the fabulous bakers in 1989. His father is the late lloyd bridges.
jane fondathe veteran star is the older sister of fartthe actor who became famous with the 60’s cult hit easy rider. They did not appear in any movies together even though they both had very long careers. His father is deceased henry fonda.
Elizabeth Shuethe blonde actress who rose to fame as the lead in Adventures in babysittinghas a younger brother, Andrewbest known for his role in Melrose Placethe original TV show that aired during the ’90s. They both appeared on Grace (2007), which Andrew also produced.
Michael Madsencharacter actor who has nearly 100 film credits, has a younger sister, actor Virginia. They both appeared in Being Michael Madsena little-known mockumentary from 2008.
dennis quaid is the younger brother of Hornywho earned an Oscar nomination for the last detail (1973). Primarily in supporting roles, Randy shared supporting credits with Dennis for the long riders (1980).
Mark Wahlberg has an older brother, Donnie, with whom he is continually confused. Both first rose to fame as part of the boy band. New kids on the block in the 80s and 90s before turning to acting. Donnie has never co-starred with his brother in any movies.
jennifer tillythe femme fatale with the shrill voice of Woody Allen comedy bullets over broadway (1994), has a younger sister, Megawho was actually the biggest star but stopped acting after 1995. Note that his real last name is Chan, as his father was of Chinese descent. They never co-starred in any movies.
Jason Batmanthe character actor you’ve seen in so many movies over the years, including the hit comedy June (2007), is the younger brother of justine batmanwho is best remembered for her role on the hit 1980s television show, Family ties. Justine co-starred with Jason in arrested developmenta television series.
Let’s not forget two superstar brothers: veteran actors Shirley McLaine and younger half brother warren beatty. both were born beauty (a your) and never shared film credits.