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10 celebrities who brought their children to the Oscars this year

10 celebrities who brought their children to the Oscars this year
  • The 96th Academy Awards were a family occasion.

  • Nominees like Martin Scorsese and Jeffrey Wright brought their children to the ceremony.

  • Best actor winner Cillian Murphy thanked his sons, Malachy and Aran, in his acceptance speech.

The 2024 Oscars proved to be a family affair.

Bradley Cooper was accompanied yet again by his mother, Gloria Campano; Emma Stone gave her daughter a sweet shout-out during her acceptance speech for best actress; and stars like Martin Scorsese, Marlee Matlin, and Jeffrey Wright walked the red carpet with their children.

Here's a look at all the famous kids (and grownups) who accompanied their parents on Hollywood's biggest night.

Best actor winner Cillian Murphy attended the Oscars with his wife and teenage sons.

Cillian Murphy and his wife Yvonne McGuinness, followed by their sons Malachy and Aran.
Cillian Murphy and his wife, Yvonne McGuinness, followed by their sons Malachy and Aran.Emma McIntyre/Staff/Getty Images

The notoriously private "Oppenheimer" actor brought his wife, Yvonne McGuinness, and their sons, Malachy, 17, and Aran, 16, to the awards.

During his acceptance speech for best actor, Murphy made sure to thank his family.

"Big shout out to Craig Bankey, Brendan Murphy, Mary Murphy, Yvonne McGuinness, my partner in life and art, and my two boys, Malachy and Aran, who are sitting up there. I love you so much, and I'm a very proud Irishman standing here tonight," he said.

The Murphys certainly had a lot to celebrate, as "Oppenheimer" brought home seven awards, including best picture.

Director Martin Scorsese was accompanied by his daughters, Francesca and Cathy.

Martin Scorsese (C) poses with his daughters, Francesca (L) and Cathy (R).
Martin Scorsese poses with his daughters, Francesca Scorsese (L) and Cathy Scorsese (R).Arturo Holmes/Staff/Getty Images

Francesca Scorsese, 24, has been a frequent awards show date for her father this year, having attended the Governors Awards, Golden Globes, and Berlinale Awards by his side.

An actor and filmmaker herself, Francesca Scorsese, who is Martin Scorsese's daughter with his fifth and current wife, Helen Morris, has appeared in HBO's "We Are Who We Are" and amassed over 200,000 followers on TikTok, where she often makes videos with her dad.

Meanwhile, 58-year-old Cathy Scorsese, who is Martin Scorsese's daughter with his first wife, Laraine Marie Brennan, has made a career for herself working in props, People reported.

First-time Oscar nominee Jeffrey Wright brought his children, Elijah and Juno.

Jeffrey Wright (C) with his children, Elijah Wright (L) and Juno Wright (R).
Jeffrey Wright (C) with his children, Elijah Wright (L) and Juno Wright (R).Sarah Morris/Staff/WireImage

Known for his roles in the James Bond franchise, "The Batman," and "West World," Jeffrey Wright received his first Oscar nomination for best actor after portraying Thelonious "Monk" Ellison in "American Fiction."

The actor was accompanied by his children, Elijah and Juno, whom he shares with ex-wife Carmen Ejogo.

Hollywood legend Rita Moreno brought her only child, Francesca Luisa Gordon, to the Oscars.

Rita Moreno and her daughter Fernanda Luisa Gordon.
Rita Moreno (R) and her daughter Fernanda Luisa Gordon (L).Mike Coppola/Staff/Getty Images

Academy Award winner Rita Moreno, 92, attended the ceremony with her daughter.

Moreno helped present the award for best supporting actress, which she won 62 years ago for her role as Anita in "West Side Story." This year, the winner was Da'Vine Joy Randolph for "The Holdovers."

Actor, comedian, and Oscars announcer David Alan Grier attended the ceremony with his daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim.

David Alan Grier and his daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim.
David Alan Grier and his daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim.Jeff Kravitz/Contributor/FilmMagic

While host Jimmy Kimmel made jokes about Greta Gerwig's Oscars snub and Robert Downey Jr.'s past, David Alan Grier served as "The Voice of God" throughout the ceremony, guiding viewers through each transition, reported Entertainment Weekly.

The award-winning actor and comedian was accompanied by his 15-year-old daughter, Luisa Danbi Grier-Kim, whom he shares with ex-wife Christine Y. Kim.

Warner Bros. Pictures' CEO Pamela Abdy and her daughter, MacKensie Whittaker, wore matching suits and pink bow ties for the occasion.

Co-Chair and CEO of Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group Pamela Abdy and her daughter, MacKensie Whittaker.
Co-Chair and CEO of Warner Bros. Motion Picture Group Pamela Abdy and her daughter, MacKensie Whittaker.Virisa Yong/Variety via Getty Images

Adby was all smiles as she celebrated the Oscars with her daughter.

Their coordinating pink bow ties appeared to be a direct nod to "Barbie," the highest-grossing movie ever made by Warner Bros. with over $1.34 billion in sales.

With a win in the best song category by Billie Eilish and Finneas O'Connell for "What Was I Made For?," there was plenty to smile about.

Academy Award-winning actress Marlee Matlin coordinated outfits with her son, Tyler Daniel Grandalski.

Marlee Matlin smiles with her son Tyler Daniel Grandalski.
Marlee Matlin smiles with her son Tyler Daniel Grandalski.Emma McIntyre/Staff/Getty Images

Matlin wore a sparkling purple dress that resembled the one she wore during the 1987 Oscars, where she became the first deaf actor to win an Academy Award for her role in "Children of a Lesser God."

Her 21-year-old son, Tyler Daniel Grandalski, complemented her look perfectly with a purple bowtie.

Esteemed singer Andrea Bocelli performed with his son, Matteo Bocelli.

Andrea Bocelli and his son, Matteo Bocelli.
Andrea Bocelli and his son, Matteo Bocelli.Kevin Mazur/Contributor/Getty Images

The father and son performed "Time to Say Goodbye" during the "In Memoriam" segment of the Oscars, which honored industry greats like Michael Gambon, Chita Rivera, Tina Turner, and Harry Belafonte.

Steven Spielberg should win "Grandpa of the Year" for bringing his step-granddaughter, Eve Gavigan, to the Oscars.

Steven Spielberg and his step-granddaughter Eve Gavigan.
Steven Spielberg and his step-granddaughter Eve Gavigan.Mike Coppola/Staff/Getty Images

The award-winning director and co-producer of best picture nominee "Maestro" attended the show with his step-granddaughter Eve Gavigan, who wore a blue gown with silver embellishments.

Spielberg is the stepfather of actor Jessica Capshaw, Gavigan's mother.

"Killers of the Flower Moon" producer Bradley Thomas brought two of his children and his mother to the show.

"Killers of the Flower Moon" producer Bradley Thomas (2nd L) with his mother, Madea Thomas (L), and his children, Lucy Thomas (2nd R), and Charlie Thomas (R).
"Killers of the Flower Moon" producer Bradley Thomas (2nd L) with his mother, Madea Thomas (L), and his children, Lucy Thomas (2nd R) and Charlie Thomas (R).John Shearer/Contributor/WireImage

Known for his work on films like "The Mule" and "There's Something About Mary," producer Bradley Thomas celebrated his best picture nomination with his children, Lucy Thomas and Charlie Thomas.

His family's support came just one month after the death of his wife, People reported.

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