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When he began acting in 2006, he did so as "Scott Reeves." But after gaining confidence and skill in indie films, Clint's son is back to the family moniker. “I just wanted to prove to myself," says the 28-year-old, "that I could carry on his name."
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The model-actor, 20, with big biceps like dad Arnold's, also has a big heart: In 2009, he cofounded an apparel company that donates a portion of its proceeds to charity.
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The med student/former Versace model has chosen to stay far from acting. "It would be too hard for me. People would say, 'Ah, he's not as good as his grandfather [Marlon].' I want to do something different," says Brando, 24.
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STEVEN R. MCQUEEN
Ladies, take note: The Vampire Diaries actor, 26, not only inherited his late grandfather's love of acting but also his love of fun and adventure. "Anyone you can laugh with is someone you should try to hold on to," he says.
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OMAR SHARIF JR.
The 30-year-old national spokesman for GLAAD – whose famous grandfather starred in Lawrence of Arabia – wants "a guy with strong family values, self-confidence and the ability to see the world for what it could be."
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The Tulane University linebacker, 19, may be undecided on a major but he's clear about the two biggest traits he shares with his reggae-legend grandfather Bob: "energy and positivity," he says.
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An actor like his late grandfather Gregory, Ethan knows what he wants from a partner: "I like honest and brave people," says the 28-year-old. "A sense of humor and an interest in fitness are also attractive!"
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He got his sexy smile from his movie-star grandpa Errol but his first-date style is all his own. "The best activity is dinner," says the actor, 25. "That's how you really start to get to know someone."
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At 21, JFK's only grandson is a Yale senior and volunteer EMT with a rep for being modest but opinionated. "If you ever want my criticism on anything," he joked, "give me the word and I'll give it to you."