Celebrity Siblings Who Have Acted Together

There are dozens of celebrity siblings in the entertainment industry and many have gotten the chance to work together in television and film. Stars such as John and Joan Cusack, Macaulay and Kieran Culkin, and Jake and Maggie Gyllenhaal have proved that chemistry can be seen both on and off-screen. Here are some of the top celeb siblings who’ve acted alongside each other.

Jeff And Beau Bridges Made The Fabulous Baker Boys

Jeff and Beau Bridges are two of the most famous brothers in Hollywood, but they only made one movie together.

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In 1989, the pair acted alongside each other in the romantic comedy musical film The Fabulous Baker Boys. The plot centered on a piano duo who hire a singer (Michelle Pfeiffer) to revive their waning career.

Luke And Owen Wilson Love Working Together

Those who are familiar with the work of Wes Anderson have likely seen brothers Luke and Owen Wilson acting together in films.

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Walt Disney Pictures/MovieStillsDB

In Anderson’s films alone, they have done Bottle Rocket, Rushmore, and The Royal Tenenbaums. They have also acted alongside each other in the Disney remake of Around the World in 80 Days.

Ben And Casey Affleck Appeared In Good Will Hunting

While Ben Affleck wrote Good Will Hunting with the help of celebrity friend Matt Damon, he got to cast his brother Casey as one of his college friends.

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The film became a smash hit with a 98 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes and two Academy Award wins; including a Best Original Screenplay Award for Affleck and Damon.

Dave And James Franco Played Friends In The Disaster Artist

Both Dave and James Franco have made a name for themselves in the entertainment world, but the brothers have also done some jobs together.

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New Line Cinema/MovieStillsDB

In 2017, the pair played best friends Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestero in The Disaster Artist. James was also the producer and director of the film.

Bill Murray Has A Lot Of Siblings

Many of Bill Murray’s greatest roles were actually done with the help of his brother Brian Doyle-Murray.

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Columbia Pictures/MovieStillsDB

The brothers worked together on Saturday Night Live, Caddyshack, Scrooged, Groundhog Day, Ghostbusters II, The Razor’s Edge (pictured), and more. Both Bill and Brian come from a large family with six brothers and three sisters.

Maggie And Jake Gyllenhaal Have Done A Few Films Together

Brother/sister duo Maggie and Jake Gyllenhaal are two of Hollywood’s most iconic actors of the last few decades.

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Flower Films/MovieStillsDB

The pair have made three films together including Donnie Darko, A Dangerous Woman, and Homegrown. The latter two were made by their director father Stephen Gyllenhaal. Also, their mother Naomi Foner is a screenwriter and director.

John And Joan Cusack Are Great Screen Partners

John and Joan Cusack have probably appeared in the most films together compared to every other pair of celebrity siblings.

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Touchstone Pictures/MovieStillsDB

Some of their best movies include High Fidelity, Grosse Pointe Blank, Sixteen Candles, and Cradle Will Rock. They have also worked with their other siblings Ann and Bill in other projects.

The Olsen Twins Were Successful Before They Could Walk

Before being able to share the screen, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen played the role of Michelle Tanner on the hit sitcom Full House.

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Dualstar Productions/MovieStillsDB

The two started their own production company called Dualstar Entertainment Group and made dozens of straight-to-video projects. They even acted alongside their now-famous sister Elizabeth Olsen in a couple of them.

Jason Bateman’s Sister Was On Arrested Development

While Jason Bateman is more well-known today, it was actually his sister Justine who got him into acting. She was on a series called Family Ties in the 1980s with Michael J. Fox.

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Imagine Television/MovieStillsDB

The brother and sister reunited on screen for her guest appearance on his sitcom Arrested Development. The Bateman siblings were also in a TV movie called Can You Feel Me Dancing? in 1986.

Tia And Tamara Mowry Were The Sisters Of The 90s

Those who grew up in the 1990s will most likely remember the hit sitcom Sister, Sister starring Tia and Tamara Mowry. They played twin sisters who found each other as teens after being separated at birth.

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Chelsea Lauren/WireImage

Their younger brother Tahj had a small recurring role as well. The twins also worked together in a few other projects such as the Twitches film franchise.

Dylan And Cole Sprouse Were Loved On Disney Channel

Those who watched Disney Channel during the early 2000s will likely remember Dylan and Cole Sprouse from The Suite Life of Zack and Cody and The Suite Life on Deck.

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Before the made it to Disney Channel, the would often share roles in projects such as Big Daddy and Grace Under Fire.

Hilary Duff’s Sister Appeared On Lizzie McGuire

The public came to know Hilary Duff with her starring role on the popular teen sitcom Lizzie McGuire. Some may not know that she has an older sister named Haylie who has appeared in movies such as Napoleon Dynamite.

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The Duff sisters have done a few projects together including a film called Material Girls and Haylie’s small recurring role on Lizzie McGuire.

Abigail And Spencer Breslin Made Acting Look Easy

After seeing her older brother Spencer do well in acting, Abigail Breslin decided to try it herself. The brother and sister have done a few projects together including Raising Helen, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, and The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause.

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While Spencer hasn’t acted in almost a decade, Abigail became a fan favorite with roles in Little Miss Sunshine, August: Osage County, and the Zombieland franchise.

Aly And AJ Michalka Can Act And Sing

Alyson and Amanda Michalka, better known as Aly & AJ, got their start on Disney Channel. Aly had done Phil of the Future and a Disney Channel movie of her own before she and AJ starred alongside each other in 2006’s Cow Belles.

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The sisters are still working together as musicians in their own band.

The Culkin Brothers Can Often Be Seen Together

Some may recognize a young Kieran Culkin who played Macaulay’s cousin in the first two Home Alone movies. There are actually seven siblings in the Culkin family and many have appeared together on screen.

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Bruce Glikas/FilmMagic

For example, Rory Culkin played Kieran’s younger brother in Lymelife. Rory also played a younger version of Kieran in Igby Goes Down.

Maude And Iris Apatow Have Famous Parents

Maude Apatow can currently be seen in HBO’s Euphoria, while her younger sister Iris recently appeared on Netflix’s The Bubble.

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The sisters are the daughters of writer/director Judd Apatow and actress Leslie Mann. They have appeared together in some of their parent’s projects such as Knocked Up and This Is 40.

Dan Levy Cast His Sister Sarah On Schitt’s Creek

It was truly a family affair on Schitt’s Creek. The hit sitcom was created by father and son Dan and Eugene Levy, but one more Levy family member was on the show.

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Sarah Levy, Dan’s sister and Eugene’s daughter, played the ditzy waitress Twyla. Sarah and Eugene also appear in the current Capital One Auto commercials.

Fred And Ben Savage Went On Each Other’s Sitcoms

Fred Savage is best known for playing the leading role of Kevin Arnold on The Wonder Years. His brother Ben is best known for his leading role of Cory Matthews on Boy Meets World.

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The brothers actually appeared in an episode of each other’s sitcoms. Fred also directed a couple of episodes of Boy Meets World.

Nat And Alex Wolff Were Nickelodeon Favorites

Millennials may remember Nat and Alex Wolff from their popular Nickelodeon musical series The Naked Brothers Band. After the show, Nat appeared in projects such as The Fault in Our Stars and Paper Towns and Alex was in the Jumanji franchise and Hereditary.

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The pair reunited on screen for their mother’s film Stella’s Last Weekend.

The Jonas Brothers Were Disney Channel Heartthrobs

Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas formed a band called the Jonas Brothers and have released hits such as “Year 3000” and “Burnin’ Up.”

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Walt Disney Pictures/MovieStillsDB

These young rockers were also favorites on Disney Channel with roles in the Camp Rock film franchise, Hannah Montana, and their own series called Jonas. They also cast their youngest brother Frankie in the latter.

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