The entertainment industry is a small business, and it's harder to get into than most of us could imagine. So it's no surprise to learn most of the celebrities we love and adore have parents equally, if not more famous, than them.
Whether we love them, loathe them or simply just don't care; here are 12 celebrities who have famous parents.
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Mariska is famous for her 22-year-long stint as Detective Olivia Benson on Law and Order: SVU. However, her rise to stardom began from conception, being the daughter of actress and Golden Globe winner, Jayne Mansfield.
Mansfield was the golden-haired bombshell of the 1950s and became a force to be reckoned with after starring in the 1955 film Female Jungle.
She sadly lost her life in a car crash that also killed her boyfriend Sam Brody and their driver, Ronnie Harrison, in 1967. Three of her children, including Mariska, were asleep in the backseat and were unharmed by the collision.