Soap stars whose kids are actors – with major roles in The Undoing and Bridgerton
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The children of many of the world's biggest soap stars have followed in their footsteps to pursue acting careers – and landed themselves some major TV roles.
TV shows we all love and know have even featured soap stars' famous offspring without us knowing.
Charley Palmer Rothwell, Phoebe Dynevor and Noah Jupe have all secured deals with huge shows and films in recent years.
Here's a look at some of the young generation of stars following in their parents' footsteps…
Phoebe Dynevor – daughter of Corrie's Sally
Phoebe Dynevor with her famous lookalike mum Sally
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Actress Phoebe Dynevor is best known to her fans as Daphne Bridgerton in the brand-new Netflix series.
She is the daughter of Coronation Street star Sally Dynevor, who plays Weatherfield favourite Sally Webster.
Phoebe, now 25, started her acting career aged just 14 when she began playing the role of Siobhan Mailey in BBC's Waterloo Road, and she also starred in Prisoners' Wives.
Phoebe plays Daphne Bridgerton in the Netflix hit
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They are very close
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The star has followed in her mum's footsteps ever since, most recently landing a major role in the TV drama Bridgerton.
The mum and daughter duo have very similar features, which their fans have pointed out.
One commented on Twitter : "Sally/Sally from Corrie is Daphne/Phoebe's mother! Obsessed! Always thought Sally was stunning."
Another shared: "The fact that Sally Webster is Daphne Bridgerton's mum irl blows my mind. #Bridgerton."
Noah Jupe – son of Corrie's Katy Cavanagh
Noah Jupe and his mother Katy Cavanagh
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He plays Henry Fraser in The Undoing
Coronation Street star Katy Cavanagh's real-life son is already enjoying a glitzy acting career.
The actress, who is famous for playing Julie Carp on the ITV soap, is proud of her 15-year-old after he landed a role as Nicole Kidman and Hugh Grant's son Henry Fraser in Sky Atlantic's The Undoing.
It's not the first major role the teenager has landed, as he previously appeared in A Quiet Place.
Jake Roche – son of EastEnders' Shane Richie
Shanie Richie and his son Jake
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Shane Richie's second-eldest son Jake previously featured in Emmerdale back in 2010.
Jake landed a TV role as Isaac Nuttall, but admitted his famous dad, who played Alfie Moon in rival soap EastEnders, did not help him get the part.
He said: "When I was auditioning they didn’t know who my parents were and I’d also auditioned twice before, so they obviously didn’t care about that or they wouldn’t have turned me down."
EastEnders' Patsy Palmer's kids
Charley Palmer Rothwell and his mother Patsy Palmer
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Former EastEnders star Patsy Palmer's eldest son Charley Palmer Rothwell has already made it big in America.
The actor, 28, is famous for making an appearance in the 2017 film Dunkirk, as well as blockbuster Legend alongside famous UK actor Tom Hardy.
Charley also starred in BBC drama Our Girl – which features Michelle Keegan – as Baz.
Patsy, who played the role of Bianca Jackson on EastEnders, also has two other children who are blessed with talent.
He has featured in Dunkirk and Legend
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Her son Fenton Merkell, 20, is making it big time as a model, signed to Select Management in Los Angeles.
Fenton's sister Emilia, 18, is also a successful model.
It appears Patsy is one proud mum as her brood of children have sky-rocketed to fame, just like she did on the BBC soap.
Patsy lives with her four kids and husband Richard Merkell at their beach-front home in LA.
Kiki Brooks – daughter of EastEnders' Janine
Charlie Brooks with her daughter Kiki as a youngster
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Kiki boasts a lot of followers on TikTok
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Charlie Brooks' daughter Kiki is set to follow in her mum's footsteps as an actress.
The 15-year-old is currently at stage school, which means she is likely to land herself a role in the TV industry as a huge star.
Charlie, who famously played Janine Butcher on EastEnders, is hopeful her daughter will become successful.
Kiki has thousands of followers on TikTok, which suggests fans are already loving her.
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