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Photos: Celebrity daddies

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  1. Dad: Matthew Broderick

    Son: James Wilkie Broderick

    Fun fact: Broderick and wife Sarah Jessica Parker are expecting twin girls from a surrogate mother. (Ray Tamarra / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  2. Dad: Chris Rock

    Kids: Lola Simone Rock and Zahra Savannah Rock (pictured in center)

    Fun fact: Chris Rock told PEOPLE magazine that his daughters want to have a playdate with with first kids Sasha and Malia Obama. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  3. Dad: Alec Baldwin

    Daughter: Ireland Eliesse "Addie" Baldwin

    Fun fact: Controversy erupted two years ago when Baldwin left an angry voicemail for Ireland, calling her a "pig." But the father and daughter have since put the incident behind them, and Baldwin says he loves being a father and he wants to have more kids. (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  4. Dad: Ben Affleck

    Daughters: Violet Anne Affleck (pictured) and Seraphina Rose Elizabeth Affleck

    Fun fact: When asked by Matt Lauer how he'd cope with his daughters dating, Affleck, who is married to actress Jennifer Garner, replied: "I'm already planning on it – practicing the rocking-chair-and-rifle routine." (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  5. Dad: Kevin Costner

    Sons: Cayden Wyatt (pictured), Hayes Logan, Annie, Lily, Joe and Liam Costner

    Fun fact: Costner told Parade magazine that he almost avoided marrying his current wife Christine Baumgartner because he was afraid he "couldn't be an effective father." (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  6. Dad: Bryan Cranston

    Daughter: Taylor Cranston

    Fun fact: Cranston created a DVD program called KidSmartz to help parents teach their kids about avoiding dangerous situations to keep them safe from abduction. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  7. Dad: Billy Ray Cyrus

    Kids: Miley Ray (pictured), Christopher Cody, Noah Lindsey and Braison Chance Cyrus, plus two adopted stepchildren, Brandi and Trace.

    Fun fact: Cyrus, a country musician, is now known more for being the father of teen star Miley Cyrus, and often joins her on stage. "At my concert — no lie — the biggest scream that I had all night was when my dad came out," she told the national radio show “GAC Nights: Live From Nashville.” (Joerg Koch / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  8. Dad: Drew Carey

    Son: Connor

    Fun fact: Drew Carey has been engaged to Nicole Jaracz since 2007, and Connor is her son from a previous relationship. (Ted S. Warren / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  9. Dad: Clint Eastwood

    Kids: Kimber, Kyle, Alison, Scott, Kathryn, Francesca Fisher-Eastwood, Morgan Eastwood

    Fun fact: Eastwood has fathered children with five different women. (Chris Jackson / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  10. Dad: Jamie Foxx

    Daughter: Corinne Bishop

    Fun fact: Jamie Foxx's birth name is Eric Marlon Bishop. He changed his name when he started doing stand-up because he wanted something that was gender ambiguous, since he found that female comedians were often called up first to perform. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  11. Dad : Richard Gere

    Son : Homer James Jigme Gere

    Fun fact : Homer was named after both of his grandfathers (Homer Gere and James Lowell) and Jigme means “fearless” in Tibetan. (Kathy Willens / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  12. Dad : Tom Hanks

    Son : Colin Hanks

    Fun fact : Tom Hanks likes to collect vintage typewriters. He has more than 100 manual and portable ones from the 1930s until they stopped being made. (Evan Agostini / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  13. Dad : David Hasselhoff

    Daughters : Taylor Ann and Hayley Amber

    Fun fact : Hasselhoff had a No. 1 hit in the German pop charts in 1989 for his song “Looking for Freedom,” which resonated with the fall of the Berlin Wall. (Valerie Macon / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  14. Dad : Jim Carrey

    Daughter : Jane Erin

    Fun fact : Carrey used to write letters to the late Tupac Shakur while the rapper was in prison to help make him laugh. He has been dating fellow funny girl Jenny McCarthy since December 2005. (Mandel Ngan / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  15. Dad : Quincy Jones

    Kids : Rashida Jones (pictured), Jolie Jones Levine, Martina Jones, Quincy Jones III, Kidada Jones, Rachel Jones and Kenya Julia Miambi Sarah Jones

    Fun fact : Quincy Jones started his music career with his Seattle teenage friend Ray Charles. He has played and arranged for such artists as Lionel Hampton, Dizzy Gillespie, Count Basie, Dinah Washington, Frank Sinatra and Michael Jackson. (Larry Busacca / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  16. Dad : Hugh Jackman

    Kids : Oscar Maximillian and Ava Eliot

    Fun fact : In 1999, Jackman was nominated for an Oliver Award – the U.K.’s major theater honor – for his role of Curly in the London revival of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical "Oklahoma!" (Paul Buck / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  17. Dad : Jerry Lewis

    Kids : Danielle (pictured), Gary, Ronald, Scott, Christopher, Anthony and Joseph

    Fun fact : Lewis, who was born into a vaudeville family, started performing at the age of 5. By his teens, he had developed a comedy act, in which he mimed to records. (Kevork Djansezian / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  18. Dad : Matthew McConaughey

    Son : Levi Alves McConaughey

    Fun fact : McConaughey claims he hasn’t worn deodorant in 20 years but that he brushes his teeth at least five times a day and takes a few showers a day. (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  19. Dad : Christopher Meloni

    Kids : Sophia Eva Pietra (pictured) and Dante Amadeo

    Fun fact : Though he’s best known for his serious roles on “Oz” and “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” Meloni has a funny side to him. He has acted in the comedy “Wet Hot American Summer,” “Harold & Kumar Go to White Castle” and “Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay.” (Neilson Barnard / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  20. Dad : Breckin Meyer

    Daughter : Caitlin Willow

    Fun fact : Meyer is quite the music man. Before acting Meyer, was a drummer in Streetwalking Cheetas with his brother; eventually he started his own band, Bellyroom, with Seth Green and Alexander Martin (Dean Martin’s grandson). (David Livingston / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  21. Dad : Kirk Douglas

    Son : Michael Douglas

    Fun fact : The two generations of leading men appeared together in the 2003 comedy-drama “It Runs in the Family” as well as the 2005 documentary “A Father ... a Son ... Once Upon a Time in Hollywood.” (Rich Schmitt / AFP-Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  22. Dad : Woody Allen

    Daughter : Manzie and Bechet

    Fun fact : Adopted children of Allen and his wife Soon-Yi Previn, Manzie and Bechet were named after two of Allen’s favorite jazz musicians: Manzie Johnson and Sidney Bechet. (Michal Cizek / AFP -Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  23. Dad : Eddie Murphy

    Son : Christian Murphy (pictured)

    Fun fact : Christian is one of Murphy’s eight children; his youngest, according to DNA testing, is a daughter by Spice Girl Mel B. (Noel Vasquez / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  24. Dad : Ozzy Osbourne

    Kids : Jack Osbourne, Kelly Osbourne. (Not pictured is sister Aimee Osbourne. Ozzy Osbourne also has two children by his first wife: Jessica and Louis.)

    Fun fact : In addition to co-starring in reality series “The Osbournes,” Jack had his own realty show, “Adrenaline Junkie.” Sister Kelly has pursued singing, acting and modeling. (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  25. Dad : Bill Paxton

    Son : James Paxton

    Fun fact : At age 8, Bill Paxton was among a crowd who greeted President John F. Kennedy shortly before he was assassinated on Nov. 22, 1963; he can be seen in photos in the Sixth Floor Museum in Dallas. (Dan Steinberg / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  26. Dad : Randy Jackson

    Son : Jordan Johnson

    Fun fact : Jordan is one of the “American Idol” judge’s two children by his second wife, Erika Riker. He also has a child from his previous marriage. (Kristian Dowling / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  27. Dad : Brad Pitt

    Kids : Son Knox (in Pitt’s arms), daughter Zahara (holding Pitt’s hand), daughter Vivienne (in Angelina Jolie’s arms), son Maddox (far left), daughter Shiloh (center). Not pictured is adoptive son Pax.

    Fun fact : Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie met while costarring in the 2005 film “Mr. and Mrs. Smith.” Pitt was married to Jennifer Aniston at the time. (Everett Kennedy Brown / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  28. Dad : Robert Redford

    Son : Jamie Redford

    Fun fact : A screenwriter and documentary producer, Jamie Redford is also a guitarist and songwriter; he plays in a band called the Phat Barbees. (Tim Mosenfelder / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  29. Dad : Tim Robbins

    Son : Miles Robbins

    Fun fact : Miles is one of Robbins’ two sons with actress Susan Sarandon, whom he met when they costarred in the 1988 film “Bull Durham.” (Peter Kramer / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  30. Dad : Paul Rudd

    Son : Jack Rudd

    Fun fact : Actor Rudd has a running gag with Conan O’Brien: Instead of showing a clip from the film he is supposed to be promoting, he shows clips from the 1988 camp classic “Mac and Me,” an “E.T.” knockoff about a disabled boy and an extraterrestrial. (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  31. Dad : Marc Anthony

    Kids : Marc and Emme

    Fun fact : The two children of Anthony with Jennifer Lopez are fraternal twins. PEOPLE magazine paid $6 million to publish the first photos of them in their March 11, 2008 issue. (Virginie Lefour / EPA) Back to slideshow navigation
  32. Dad : Richie Sambora

    Daughter : Ava Elizabeth

    Fun fact : Ava Elizabeth’s mother is actress Heather Locklear. Bon Jovi guitarist Sambora’s marriage to her ended in April 2007; they had been married since December 1994. (Andrew D. Bernstein / NBAE via Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  33. Dad : Tom Cruise

    Kids : Isabella (far left), Connor (second from left), Suri (in Cruise’s arms)

    Fun fact : Isabella and Connor were adopted by Cruise and his second wife, Nicole Kidman; Suri is his daughter by third wife Katie Holmes (center). (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  34. Dad : Jack Nicholson

    Son : Raymond Nicholson

    Fun fact : Raymond is one of Nicholson’s two children with actress Rebecca Broussard. He also has a daughter with actress Sandra Knight, a son with actress Susan Anspach, and another daughter with Danish supermodel Winnie Hollman. (Noah Graham / NBAE via Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  35. Dad : Samuel L. Jackson

    Daughter : Zoe Jackson

    Fun fact : Samuel L. Jackson's first commerical was for a fast food chain, Krystal Hamburgers. He also spent two years as Bill Cosby's stand-in on "The Cosby Show." (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  36. Dad : Seal

    Kids : Henry, Leni (both pictured) and Johan

    Fun fact : Seal is married to supermodel Heidi Klum, who is pregnant with their fourth child, a girl. Leni is Heidi's daughter from a previous relationship. (Ray Tamarra / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  37. Dad : Slash

    Sons : London Emilio and Cash Anthony

    Fun fact : Slash has quite a busy schedule: He’s working on an animation series, a clothing and jewelry line, a scripted TV series based on his life and a solo project. (Frank Micelotta / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  38. Dad : Will Smith

    Kids : Trey Willard III, Jaden Christopher Syre, Willow Camille Reign

    Fun fact : In 1995, while on the show “Fresh Prince of Bel Air,” Will Smith paid for each of his costars to upgrade their on-set dressing rooms. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  39. Dad : Paul Sorvino

    Kids : Mira, Amanda and Michael

    Fun fact : Ever since Sorvino was a kid he dreamed of being a singer; it is considered his first love. In the 1960s, he sang at many charity balls, where he was billed as “The Romantic Voice of Val Sorvino.” (Andrew H. Walker / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  40. Dad : Jerry Stiller

    Kids : Ben and Amy Stiller

    Fun fact : After getting married, Jerry Stiller and his wife, Anne Meara, formed a comedy duo and performed in nightclubs, theaters and on television, specifically “The Ed Sullivan Show.” The two appeared on the program more than 30 times. (Kevin Winter / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  41. Dad : Joel Madden

    Daughter : Harlow Winter Kate Madden

    Fun fact : Joel Madden is a twin, his brother and fellow Good Charlotte band member Benji was born five minutes before him. Also, Harlow’s mom is Nicole Richie. (Miguel Garcia / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  42. Dad : Donald Sutherland

    Kids : Kiefer (pictured), Rachel, Roeg, Rossif and Angus Sutherland

    Fun fact : Before acting, Donald Sutherland's first part-time job was as a news correspondent for local radio station, CKBW. His son Kiefer is a well-know collector of guitars, particularly Gibson Les Pauls. Recently, the Gibson Custom shop released a signature Kiefer Sutherland guitar, the KS-336. (Gabriel Bouys / AFP - Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  43. Dad : Bruce Willis

    Daughters : Rumer (fourth from left), Scout LaRue (third from right), Tallulah Belle (far right)

    Fun fact : The daughters' mother is actress Demi Moore (second from left), who is married to actor Ashton Kutcher (far left). The former couple are on good terms; Moore and Kutcher even attended Willis' recent wedding ceremony to model and actress Emma Heming. (Alberto E. Rodriguez / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  44. Dad : Denzel Washington

    Kids : Katia (pictured), John David and twins Olivia and Malcolm Washington

    Fun fact : Denzel Washington was named PEOPLE's Sexiest Man Alive in 1996. "I don't take myself too seriously … I don't stop in the mirror and go, 'hey, sexy man.,'" Washington told PEOPLE magazine. (Matt Sayles / AP) Back to slideshow navigation
  45. Dad: Forest Whitaker

    Kids: Autumn (pictured), Sonnet, True, Ocean

    Fun fact: Whitaker recorded a public service announcement with his daughter True for People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in order to promote vegetarianism. (Frazer Harrison / Getty Images) Back to slideshow navigation
  46. Dad: Jon Stewart

    Kids: Nathan Thomas and Maggie Rose

    Fun fact: Stewart once joked on Late Night with Conan O'Brien that his favorite part of fatherhood was having the "chance to ruin someone from scratch." (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
  47. Dad: Michael Jackson

    Kids: Prince Michael, Prince Michael II (aka Blanket) and Paris

    Fun fact: Jackson often had the children wear masks or scarves to cover their faces from the public and paparazzi. But the late pop superstar considered himself just a regular dad. "[We] go to the arcade and go to the movies," he once told Good Morning America. "I want them to get to do the kind of things I didn't get to do." (Splash News) Back to slideshow navigation
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