Vivienne Jolie-Pitt in 'Maleficent': Celebrity offspring acting with their parents

Posted By KATE STANTON, UPI.com   |   Aug. 23, 2012 at 12:18 PM   |   Comments

Aug. 23 (UPI) -- Disney has officially confirmed that Vivienne Jolie-Pitt, youngest daughter of the world-traveling Jolie-Pitt clan, will appear alongside her mother in the upcoming "Sleeping Beauty" origin story "Maleficent." The four-year-old Vivienne will play a younger version of Elle Fanning's Princess Aurora.

But Vivienne's not the only celebrity kid to share screen time with her parents. Here's a look at a few more parent-child match-ups:

Shiloh Jolie-Pitt: 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button'

Baby Shiloh, acting.

The daughter of celebrity power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, Shiloh made a very brief appearance in her father's film "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" in 2008

Though the role only calls for the toddler to sit on her father's lap for a few minutes, the gig was enough to earn Shiloh her very own IMDB page. We're sure Vivienne will be studying her sister's cameo to prepare herself for her upcoming "Maleficent" role.

Lucy DeVito: 'It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia'

Lucy DeVito pops up in a small role on her father's FX comedy, "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," in which Danny Devito plays Frank, the shows vulgar, rotund father-figure. In a creepy twist that's sure to be a wink at viewers in the know, Lucy Devito plays a waitress Jenny, the subject of Frank's lecherous gaze.

"Isn't having children such a blessing" Frank's date asks as he ogles Jenny.

Tatum O'Neal: "Paper Moon"

Tatum O'Neal has a famously tempestuous relationship with her father, Ryan, but the actress earned her first and only Academy Award starring opposite him in the 1973 film "Paper Moon," in which she played an orphan on the road with a con man.

Maude and Iris Apatow: "Knocked Up"

Talk about keeping it in the family. Maude and Iris, the daughters of Judd Apatow and Leslie Mann, have appeared in three films directed by their father and starring their mother: "Knocked Up," "Funny People," and the upcoming "This Is 40."

Judd Apatow poses with his wife, Leslie Mann, and Maude and Iris at the premiere of "Funny People." (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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In 2007's "Knocked Up," Maude and Iris stole scenes as the mischievousness and precocious daughters of Leslie Mann and Paul Rudd, asking inconvenient questions like "Where do babies come from?" and fighting over Green Day and Rent in the car.

The Douglas men: "It Runs in the Family"

Three generations of the Douglas clan starred together in the 2003 film "It Runs in the Family." Kirk, Michael, and Cameron Douglas play members of New York City's semi-dysfunctional Gromberg family.

Three generations of the Douglas clan at the premiere of their film "It Runs in the Family." UPI
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Jaden Smith: "The Pursuit of Happyness"

Willow isn't the only Smith making waves as a creative performer. Will Smith's real-life son Jaden starred with his father in the 2006 film, "The Pursuit of Happyness." Jaden's role in "The Pursuit of Happyness" earned him a Breakthrough Performance MTV Movie Award and the chance to do a series of interviews with his movie star father. Jaden has since appeared in "The Karate Kid" and rapped with Justin Bieber.

But Jaden may not have loved every moment of acting with his father. In the following video clip, it explains what "wasn't fun" about being on set with his method-actor dad.

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