There's definitely something to be said for nepotism. It's true for all industries, really: The more connections you have, the better your opportunities are to get a job in a field you want. In Hollywood, this is absolutely true. Having an automatic in with agents, casting directors, music producers, etc. is definitely a way to get ahead. In short? If you want a career in entertainment, it helps to have famous parents.

What's interesting is when we discover certain celebrities who have distanced themselves from their famous surnames, in an attempt to make it on their own merits and talent. For example, did you know Dakota Johnson -- starring in the upcoming 'Fifty Shades of Grey' movie -- is actually the daughter of Melanie Griffith and Don Johnson? What about Angelina Jolie, whose father is actor Jon Voight?

Check out the full gallery of celebrities above to find out just how far back some stars' famous lineage goes.