Years before his younger brother Dennis would become an international star, Randy Quaid was receiving critical acclaim for his roles in films like “The Last Detail” and “Midnight Express.” By the ‘80s however, Dennis had captured the eye of Hollywood thanks to roles in films like “The Big Easy” and “Great Balls of Fire!”
Dennis’ success continued with roles in “The Parent Trap,” and “Any Given Sunday.” Dennis has also become a fan favorite to a new generation with roles in family films such as “A Dog’s Purpose.”
Jurnee Smollett and Jussie Smollett
As children, siblings Jurnee and Jussie Smollett were encouraged to pursue their acting dreams. As a child, older brother Jussie appeared in a variety of films including "The Mighty Ducks." Jurnee also started her acting career young, with roles in "Full House" and the film "Eve’s Bayou." While Jussie’s role on the show "Empire" earned him fame and acclaim, his career was since plummeted due to a variety of legal issues.
Today, Jurnee has carved a name out for herself with roles in "Lovecraft Country" and as Dinah Lance/ Black Canary in the superhero film "Birds of Prey." We can't wait to see what comes next for the rising star.
Taissa Farmiga and Vera Farmiga
There’s no denying actress Vera Farmiga’s talent. As the star of "The Conjuring" horror film series, Vera has earned the nickname of “scream queen”. In addition to horror films, Vera has also starred in films like "The Departed" and "Up in the Air" opposite silver-screen royalty like Leonardo Dicaprio and George Clooney.
It seems that talent must run in the Farmiga family because younger sister Taissa is quickly making a name for herself in Hollywood. With roles in the "American Horror Story" television franchise and "The Gilded Age" television series, Taissa seems to be quickly becoming a star in her own right.
Billie Eilish and Finneas O’Connell
Guiding younger siblings with their musical aspirations can be a kind thing, but it can also result in that sibling becoming more famous. As a child, Billie Eilish looked up to her older brother Finneas O’Connell, a musician. O’Connell helped Billie compose what would become her breakout hit, “Ocean Eyes."
Eilish soon became one of the most popular musicians in the world, winning various awards for her chart-topping hits. But don't count Finneas out just yet, he seems to be forging his own solo career as a music producer and singer.
David Spade and Andy Spade
Few people know that the comedic actor David Spade and co-founder of the luxury lifestyle brand Kate Spade New York are related. Older brother Andy co-founded the iconic brand with his late wife, Kate. His younger brother, David, also pursued a creative career — in entertainment.
After becoming a beloved cast member of "Saturday Night Live," David starred in comedies like "Tommy Boy," "Joe Dirt," and "The Emperor’s New Groove." He’s also become a successful television host, guest-hosting "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" and launching his own late-night talk show called "Lights Out With David Spade".