Andie MacDowell’s Daughter Margaret Qualley Leads Famous Kids Taking Over the Acting Scene

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Dismiss the parents, the children take over!

There is a new generation at the head of the biggest Hollywood productions. Andie MacDowell’s daughter, Margaret Qualley, received her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Lead Actress in Netflix’s “Maid” last week.

Lily Rose Depp, Johnny Depp’s daughter, has followed in her father’s famous footsteps, acting since the age of 15.

Lily-Rose Depp is following in her father Johnny Depp’s footsteps by pursuing an acting career.
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Here’s a look at some kids learning from their famous parents in Hollywood.

Margaret Qualley

Andie MacDowell’s daughter, Margaret Qualley, is making a name for herself in the acting world. The 27-year-old received her first Emmy nomination for her role as Alex in Netflix’s ‘Maid,’ which she starred alongside her mother.


MacDowell enjoyed working with Qualley. “Every moment has been precious to me,” she said in an interview with USA Today. “I really wanted to do a good job because it meant everything to me because I was afraid it might never happen again.”

Qualley was also keen to have her mother play her on-screen mother in the Netflix series.

Andie MacDowell's Daughter Margaret Qualley Received Her First Emmy Nomination For Netflix "Housemaid."

Andie MacDowell’s daughter Margaret Qualley received her first Emmy nomination for Netflix’s ‘Maid’.
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“You walk into the room and your mom plays your mom — she’s the biggest cheater in the world,” she told the outlet. “It goes down to the inherent eye rolls that are built in when your mom says something – and then also, later in the show, there’s a moment where Paula tells Alex she’s proud of her. It was like my mom saying she was proud of me, and it was just one of the coolest things that ever happened to me.”

In addition to her standout role on “Maid,” Qualley has starred in “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” “Fosse/Verdon,” and “My Salinger Year.” His next roles will be in “Sanctuary” and “Poor Things”, which will be released this year.

Kaia Gerber

Cindy Crawford’s lookalike daughter Kaia Gerber is also making a name for herself.

The 20-year-old model started taking her acting career seriously when modeling jobs started to slow during the coronavirus pandemic. In March 2021, Gerber lands her first acting role in “American Horror Story” and will continue her career in the short film “The Palisades” which is due out this year.


The former supermodel shared how “proud” she was of Gerber on Ellen Pompeo’s podcast, “Tell Me With Ellen Pompeo.”

Cindy Crawford's daughter, Kaia Gerber, began her acting career during the coronavirus pandemic.

Cindy Crawford’s daughter, Kaia Gerber, began her acting career during the coronavirus pandemic.
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“I’m proud of her because I guess that way she’s more confident than me at that age,” Crawford said.

“There were definitely things like even in high school that I wanted to hang out for, [like] the school play. None of my friends were, and I didn’t know if I’d be good at it, so I didn’t.”

Gerber is also dating another actor, Austin Butler, 30, who stars in “Elvis.”

Cindy and her husband Rande Gerber have two children, Kaia, 20, and Presley, 23.

Lily Rose Depp

Lily-Rose Depp, 23, is following in the footsteps of her father Johnny Depp.

The young actress has been acting since the age of 15. His films include “Tusk”, “The King” and “The Dancer”. Her last film role was in “The Voyagers” released in 2021. In 2016, Lily-Rose starred alongside her father in “Yoga Hosers”.


The bilingual actress hasn’t ruled out the possibility of starring alongside the ‘Pirates of the Caribbean’ star again.

Johnny Depp's daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, has said she may star alongside her father in another film.

Johnny Depp’s daughter, Lily-Rose Depp, has said she may star alongside her father in another film.
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“Never say never,” she said in an interview with Entertainment Tonight. “It’s really not something that I consider first and foremost… What interests me is the particular character that I play or not, and then the story that he tells and everything,” she said. for follow-up.

“I think when the cast then starts filling in that story and stuff, it’s other things to consider. But yeah, I mean, I like working with great actors.”

Lily-Rose is the daughter of Johnny and Vanessa Paradis. As well as acting, she is an ambassador for Chanel and made brand history, becoming the youngest to work with them at 16.

Maya Hawk

Maya Hawke, the daughter of Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke, rose to rapid fame after her standout role in Netflix’s “Stranger Things.”

In addition to her role as Robin Buckley on the hit series, Hawke has been seen in “Fear Street,” “Mainstream” and “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.”


Hawke will take to the big screen with her famous mom, Thurman, in “The Kill Room.” Although this is the first time the mother-daughter duo have worked together, Quentin Tarantino has expressed interest in casting Hawke as the daughter of Thurman’s character in a possible “Kill Bill: Vol. 3.”

Uma Thurman's Daughter Maya Hawke Rise to Fame After Her Standout Netflix Role "Strange things."

Uma Thurman’s daughter, Maya Hawke, shot to fame after her standout role in Netflix’s ‘Stranger Things’.
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“I think it’s just about revisiting the characters twenty years later and imagining the bride and her daughter, Bebe, having 20 years of peace,” Tarantino said on an episode of “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast. “. “And then that peace is shattered.”

He added: “And now the bride and Bebe are on the run and just the thought of being able to throw Uma and her daughter Maya into the thing would be f— exciting.”

Thurman and Ethan Hawke share Maya, 23, and Levon Roan, 20.

Maude Apatow

The daughter of Leslie Mann and Judd Apatow, Maude Apatow, 24, has taken the acting scene by storm since her role in HBO Max’s “Euphoria.”

Apatow starred as Lexi Howard in the drama series and received a significant amount of screen time during the show’s second season.

Apatow has joined his mother on the big screen several times, playing her character’s daughter in “Knocked Up,” “Funny People” and “This is 40.”

Leslie Mann with her daughters Iris and Maude Apatow.

Leslie Mann with her daughters Iris and Maude Apatow.
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“We have the best time every time we work together, especially in our Jergens commercial. We always joke and laugh. It’s a really special experience,” Apatow told Harper’s Baazar in May.


In that same interview, Apatow credits her work ethic to her mother and said she saw her work growing up and tried to emulate her.

When Mann was asked what she thought of her daughter’s role in “Euphoria,” she replied, “It’s the best thing ever. It’s a dream. My husband and I are ecstatic. We’ve always known how special Maude is, and it’s nice that other people see how special she is too.”

Mann and filmmaker Judd Apatow’s children include 19-year-old Maude and Iris.

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