Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings

This is a list of that you didn’t know were siblings, loosely ranked by fame and popularity. Everyone knows that John and Joan Cusack are siblings. They look alike, they share a last name, and they have appeared in several movies together. However, some famous siblings aren’t so easy to spot. This list shows some celebrity siblings that have changed their names, leaving them to have no apparent connection other than DNA.

Who are the most famous pair of celebrities that you didn’t know were siblings? Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez top our list. Both brothers were born with the last name Estevez, but Charlie decided to adopt their father, Martin Sheen’s, stage name. They have appeared together in the film Men at Work, and Estevez did a guest spot on Sheen’s television show “Two and a Half Men.”

Also on this list are famous siblings who work in different industries, making it difficult to pair them together. Pop singer Lily Allen has hit songs like “Smile” and “Womanize,r” while her brother Alfie Allen has been scheming for power as Theon Greyjoy on the HBO show “Game of Thrones.”

 

Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Warren Beatty and Shirley MacLaine are siblings. Shirley MacLaine was born Shirley MacLaine Beatty, and Warren Beatty was born with the name Henry Warren Beatty.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Men at Work co-stars Charlie Sheen and Emilio Estevez are brothers. Both brothers were born with the last name Estevez, but Charlie (born Carlos Estevez) decided to adopt the stage name of their father, Martin Sheen.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Pop singer Lily Allen’s brother, Alfie, plays Theon Greyjoy on the HBO drama Game of Thrones.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The acclaimed humorist writer of Me Talk Pretty One Day and Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls is the older brother of Strangers with Candy star Amy Sedaris.

Jesse Eisenberg & Hallie Eisenberg

Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The star of The Social Network is the older brother of the cute little girl you remember from Pepsi commercials and Bicentennial Man.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Actor Albert Brooks changed his last name from Einstein so he wouldn’t be confused with the genius scientist Albert Einstein. Brooks’s brother is the comedian Bob Einstein, who has appeared on Curb Your Enthusiasm and Arrested Development.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The Cosby Show actress Phylicia Rashad’s sister is Fame actress Debbie Allen.  Phylicia took the last name of her husband, sportscaster Ahmad Rashad, when they married in 1985.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
They have very different filmographies, but Reservoir Dogs actor Michael Madsen and Sideways actress Virginia Madsen are siblings.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
James Arness (b. James Aurness) was famous for playing Marshal Matt Dillon on the TV series Gunsmokefor 20 years. His younger brother, Peter Graves (b. Peter Aurness), starred in the Mission: Impossible series and appeared as Captain Clarence Oveur in Airplane!
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Arrested Development star Jason Bateman isn’t the only actor in his family. His big sister, Justine Bateman, is also an actress, best known for her role as Mallory on Family Ties.

Jason, Robyn, Eric, & Blake Lively

Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Gossip Girl star Blake Lively is the youngest of five siblings and half-siblings – all of whom are actors. Robyn, who is best known for her role in the film Teen Witch, is Blake’s half-sister. Eric played Mark Wayland on The L Word, and Jason is best known as the Rusty Griswold in National Lampoon’s European Vacation.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Apple founder Steve Job’s biological sister Mona Simpson is the successful novelist who wrote Anywhere But Here, which was adapted into a movie. As Jobs was adopted at birth, the two did not meet until Simpson was 25 years old.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Boyz n the Hood star Nia Long and comedian Sommore are half-sisters who have the same father.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Coen Brothers favorite John Turturro is the older brother of actor Nicholas Turturro, best known as James Martinez from NYPD Blue.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The Boss is the big brother of the actress you remember best as the serial killer (spoilers) in Sleepaway Camp II: Unhappy Campers and Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
They may share a last name, but brothers Dennis and Randy Quaid have very different resumes. Dennis Quaid is known for his serious work in movies like Any Given Sunday, whereas Randy is best know for comedies like Vacation.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Say Anything… star Ione Skye is the younger sister of actor Donovan Leitch. Their father is singer-songwriter Donovan.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Natalie Wood, the star of West Side Story and Splendor in the Grass was born Natalia Nikolaevna Zacharenko. She is the older sister of Lana Wood, aka Plenty O’Toole from Diamonds Are Forever, who was born Svetlana Nikolaevna Zacharenko.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The stars of “New Girl” and “Bones” are sisters. Their mother, Mary Jo, is an actress, and their father is Oscar-nominated cinematographer Caleb Deschanel.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
“Buffy the Vampire Slayer” actor Nicholas Brendon has a twin brother, Kelly Donovan, who works as a stunt man and stand-in. Both men appeared in several episodes of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer.” Their born surname is Schultz.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Golden Globe winner Katey Sagal is the older sister of identical twins Jean and Liz Sagal. Katey has starred in “Married… with Children,” “Futurama,” and “Sons of Anarchy,” and Liz and Jean Sagal starred in the ’80s sitcom “Double Trouble” and were even the Doublemint Twins for a time. They both continue to work in the TV industry.
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
The Oscar-winning actor from Jerry Maguire is the older brother of the stand-up comic, actor, rapper, and host of “Wild & Crazy Kids.”
Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
Ariel Winter, who plays Alex Dunphy on Modern Family, is the younger sister of actor Jimmy Workman, who played Puggsley in The Addams Family movies.

Kevin Dunn & Nora Dunn

Celebrities You Might Not Know Are Siblings
“Veep” star Kevin Dunn is the younger brother of “SNL” alum Nora Dunn.