British Acting Families

British Actors: The Next Generation

It used to be a common expectation that, in terms of occupation, children would follow in their parents’ footsteps. After all, mums and dads do have the tendency to pass along their own talents and aptitudes to their offspring. And while for many reasons sticking with the family business doesn’t happen nearly as much these days, in the acting world, at least, the practice of carrying on the family profession is alive and well.

Let’s have a look at a few of the up and coming British actors out there who have a parent or two to thank for getting them a good start in the world of the dramatic arts.