Career: Actor-Writer
Famous Family: Writer Nicholas Kazan (father); producer Robin Swicord (mother); director Elia Kazan (grandfather)

Zoe Kazan is yet another prime example of how creativity makes its way from one generation to the next. The 29-year-old has already amassed an array of accolades as an actress, both in films and on the stage. In addition to roles in The Savages, Revolutionary Road, Me and Orson Welles, and happythankyoumoreplease, Kazan has been a Broadway fixture for the past five years, most recently appearing with Kristin Scott Thomas and Peter Sarsgaard in The Seagull.

Last year, she and boyfriend Paul Dano collaborated on Ruby Sparks, which Kazan wrote and starred in.