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Melissa McCarthy, Jenny McCarthy and Other Celeb Cousins You Never Knew Were Related

Originally posted 07/24/2014 03:15PM

The worst part of being a celebrity, undoubtedly, must be family reunions. All those cousins coming out of the woodwork, asking you to pass along their script or snag an autograph or even help Aunt Agatha buy that new hot tub that she desperately needs.

Then there are those happy few stars who don't have to face this problem. Because their cousins are famous, too.

In honor of Cousins Day – July 24, to be exact – here are several celebrity cousins who don't have to worry about being the only famous person at their family reunion.

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See Richard Gere & Kyra Sedgwick as Homeless New Yorkers for New Movie | Richard Gere

Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick Convince New Yorkers They're Homeless

Originally posted 04/24/2014 12:55PM

No, Richard Gere and Kyra Sedgwick aren't really down on their luck – but they certainly play the part well.

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Proud Papa Kevin Bacon: Sosie 'Blew Our Minds' at Golden Globes

Kevin Bacon: Sosie 'Blew Our Minds' at Golden Globes

Originally posted 01/13/2014 03:45PM

Apparently star power runs in the Bacon blood.

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Kyra Sedgwick Waiting for Miss Golden Globe Daughter Sosie 'To Freak Out' | Golden Globes, Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick

Kyra Sedgwick Waiting for Miss Golden Globe Daughter Sosie 'To Freak Out'

Originally posted 01/12/2014 07:45AM

Proud parents of 2014 Miss Golden Globe, Sosie Bacon, Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, did double duty Saturday night: seeing to a good cause, the Third Annual Sean Penn & Friends Help Haiti Home (A Gala for Haitian Relief), and seeing that their 21-year-old daughter was ready for Globes duty on Sunday night.

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Kevin Bacon Has Some Fun, Fatherly Advice for Daughter Sosie

Kevin Bacon's Advice for His Daughter, Miss Golden Globe: 'Don't Trip!'

Originally posted 12/08/2013 02:45PM

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick's daughter Sosie Bacon has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 and her parents are beyond thrilled.

"I'm very, very proud of my little girl," Bacon, 55, told PEOPLE at Friday's American Hustle after party presented by Peggy Siegal and OPI in New York. "I'm proud of her 365 days a year, and Kyra and I will be even more proud of her on that night."

Sosie, a 21-year-old actress, will assist hosts Amy Poehler and Tina Fey on stage during the Golden Globe ceremony, which will be presented live from the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Jan. 12. 

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Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick Prepare 1,000 'Thanksgiving-To-Go' Meals | Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick

Kevin Bacon, Kyra Sedgwick Prepare 1,000 'Thanksgiving-To-Go' Meals

Originally posted 11/25/2013 04:40PM

The star couple joined chefs including Mario Batali and Sunny Anderson to make meals for high-need communities

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Sosie Bacon, This Year's Miss Golden Globe, Really Just Wants to Meet Claire Danes

Sosie Bacon, This Year's Miss Golden Globe, Really Just Wants to Meet Claire Danes

Originally posted 11/22/2013 03:15PM

As the daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick, Sosie Bacon has met her share of stars. But now that she's been crowned Miss Golden Globe 2014, the aspiring actress hopes she can cross paths with one of her childhood heroes.

"I'm really looking forward to meeting Claire Danes," Bacon, 21, told PEOPLE Thursday at the Hollywood Foreign Press Association and InStyle's Miss Golden Globe party in Los Angeles.

"I've been a fan of hers since I was watching My So-Called Life when I was 12 years old, going through everything that she was going through. And the fact that I get to watch her now on Homeland, she is such an incredible actress. Everything she does is so amazing. I really look up to her a lot."

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Kevin Bacon's Daughter Sosie Named Miss Golden Globe 2014

Kevin Bacon's Daughter Sosie Named Miss Golden Globe 2014

Originally posted 11/21/2013 09:15PM

Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick's daughter, Sosie Bacon, has been named Miss Golden Globe 2014 by the Hollywood Foreign Press Association.

Sosie, 21, has worked in film and television alongside her parents, making her debut in the 2005 movie Loverboy, which her father directed. She also appeared with her mom in The Closer, playing the niece of Sedgwick's character, Brenda Leigh Johnson.

"As we all know, she comes from a very talented family and this gets us one degree closer to Kevin Bacon," said HFPA President Theo Kingma in announcing the selection at a party in West Hollywood co-hosted by InStyle magazine.

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Kyra Sedgwick Loses Fingertip in Kitchen Mishap

Originally posted 07/01/2013 11:45AM


Poor Kyra Sedgwick! The actress lost a battle with kale over the weekend and husband Kevin Bacon is drumming up sympathy on his Whosay blog.

Bacon posted photos of Sedgwick, 47, with a giant bandage on her finger – the result of a kitchen injury that sent her to the emergency room on Saturday – both during and after treatment.

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