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From Paris Brosnan to Kaia Gerber: 9 children of popular 90s celebrities who are taking over Hollywood right now.

If you’ve been wondering why everyone on TV at the moment looks so damn familiar, you’re not losing your mind.

The children of your favourite celebrities are all grown up, scoring huge Hollywood gigs, and popping up around the place looking exactly like their parents.

You just have to look to the catwalks or the biggest shows on TV right now to see many a familiar face. Many of whom are the offspring of actors who made their names in a specific decade.

The age of choker necklaces and Dr Martens: The 90s.

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Here are seven up-and-coming celebs who were born to be famous, with parents whose careers kicked off in the 90s.

Margaret Qualley – Andie MacDowell and Paul Qualley.

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Like her mum, St. Elmo's Fire star, Andie MacDowell, Margaret Qualley has also caught the acting bug.

Initially the 24-year-old trained as a ballerina, however she decided to quit at 16, leaving her apprenticeship with the North Carolina Dance Theater company. From then, she switched her focus to acting, and attended a summer program at London's famous Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, which also counts Tom Hiddleston, Gemma Arterton and Phoebe Waller-Bridge among its alumni. Also #blessed with her mum's striking bone structure, Qualley has built up quite the modelling resume, having fronted brands like Chanel, Valentino and Alberta Ferretti, and appearing in the pages of Vogue, Teen Vogue and Vanity Fair.

Most recently, Qualley played the role of Manson Family member, Pussycat, in Quentin Tarantino's epic Once Upon a Time in Hollywoodand she's also starred in Netflix's IO and starred alongside Kristen Stewart and Jack O'Connell, in the upcoming film Seberg.

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She is also currently dating comedian, Pete Davidson, who was previously engaged to singer, Ariana Grande.

Paris Brosnan – Keely Shaye Smith and Pierce Brosnan.

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Paris Brosnan is the youngest son of Hollywood megastar, Pierce Brosnan, and yes, we can confirm the James Bond actor's annoyingly good looks were passed on in the gene pool.

The 18-year-old most recently appeared on Naomi Campbell's Fashion For Relief runway event at London Fashion Week, with Pierce also in attendance, playing the role of the proud dad.

While he's also walked for brands like Dolce & Gabbana, and appeared on the cover of GQ Korea, it seems like Paris has also inherited his mother's humanitarian spirit. Journalist Keely Shaye Smith was the former environmental correspondent for the US ABC's The Home Show, and directed and produced the 2018 documentary Poisoning Paradise about toxic agricultural practices in Kauai, Hawaii.

Brosnan has also followed suit, directing and producing the video “Your Voice Matters” to encourage young people to vote in the 2018 US midterm elections. 2019 also saw him travel to Sri Lanka with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), and cosmetics company Clarins, in order to raise awareness and capture footage relating to childhood hunger.

On another very important side note: The teen also possesses an uncanny ability for wearing a coloured suit. We're bewitched.

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Dylan Brosnan – Pierce Brosnan and Keely Shaye Smith.

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22-year-old Dylan Brosnan is another hugely-successful model born from Hollywood royalty, Pierce Brosnan. Ahh, damn that star-studded DNA.

He's modelled for Saint Laurent multiple times, popped up in Burberry campaigns, and graced the cover of Elle Russia.

Before he secured himself a spot as one of the fashion world's elite, he was a composer and cinematographer for short films.

He was also at the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood  premiere as his dad's plus one, looking like he'd just stepped out of the 70s.

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Kaia Gerber – Cindy Crawford and Rande Gerber.

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Her mother is one of the most famous supermodels in the world, nothing short of an icon.

And with looks that transport us straight back to the era in which her mum made a name for herself, 17-year-old Kaia Gerber, daughter of Cindy Crawford, looks headed in the same direction.

The model has appeared in the pages of Vogue, as well as campaigns for Versace, Calvin Klein, Marc Jacobs and Omega. In 2018, she also led the campaign for Marc Jacobs' Daisy fragrance.

Kaia has also starred in a handful of feature films... all before she's even turned 20.

Something tells us Kaia Gerber's career is only just getting started.

Maya Hawke – Ethan Hawke and Uma Thurman.

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Stranger Things star Maya Hawke stepped out on the Once Upon a Time in Hollywood premiere red carpet this month looking like someone mashed her mum and dad's faces together and put a flower crown on the result.

With her mum's enormous eyes and her dad's chiselled jaw, Maya Hawke really is the perfect combination of the two 90s megastars.

And with her career on the up following a stellar performance in Stranger Things, she might just reach the same dizzying heights of fame.

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Having scored a role in the 2017 BBC adaptation of Little Women, and a spot on the all-star cast of Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, the 21-year-old has been touted as "Hollywood's next big thing" by many publications already.

And we think they may be onto something.

Damian Hurley – Liz Hurley and Steve Bing.

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The 17-year-old son of actress Liz Hurley and her ex-husband, businessman Steve Bing, is just starting his modelling career, having recently posed for renowned British makeup artist Pat McGrath.

The campaign also featured model and Ru Paul's Drag Race season 7 winner Violet Chachki.

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He definitely has that Hurley pout going for him.

Brandon Lee - Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee

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He's one of the new faces on The Hills: New Beginnings, but it certainly isn't Brandon's Lee's first experience in the spotlight.

The model and actor has walked for Dolce & Gabbana and Philipp Plein, and been featured on the covers of GQ Germany and D'Scene Magazine.

In 2018, he played a small role in the Netflix teen comedy Sierra Burgess Is A Loser, and he'll be starring in an upcoming series called Tales alongside his ex-girlfriend Bella Thorne.

The 23-year-old looks... freakishly like his dad, too.

We wonder if he parties as hard as the founding member of Mötley Crüe.

Lily Rose Depp – Johnny Depp and Vanessa Paradis.

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French-American It girl Lily-Rose Melody Depp is the daughter Johnny Depp and French singer Vanessa Paradis.

The 20-year-old has starred in a few feature films over the years, but she's best known for her hugely successful modelling career.

She's worked extensively for Chanel, appeared in Vogue numerous times, and even attended the Met Gala earlier this year, where she threw very '90s vibes in a chain-covered Chanel gown.

Given her mum and dad were two of the biggest 90s fashion and beauty icons, it only makes sense.

Dylan Penn – Sean Penn and Robin Wright.

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You may remember Dylan from her appearance in Nick Jonas' film clip for track Chains.

... Or maybe you don't.

The 28-year-old has done a bunch of modelling work, including a GQ cover and Gap campaign, and scored a few supporting roles in feature films, one being Elvis and Nixon starring Kevin Spacey.

She looks strikingly like her mum, actress Robin Wright, who became involved with actor Sean Penn following his divorce from Madonna.

The two divorced in 2010 after a 14 year union.

Can you think of any other newly-famous children of 90s Hollywood royalty? Let us know in the comments below.

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