Celebrities With Famous Parents

21. Allison Williams

Allison started acting when she was just 16, but is best known for her role as Marnie Michaels on HBO’s hit TV series Girls. She made a Youtube video where she sang a remake version of the Mad Men theme song and Judd Apatow, creator of Girls, thought she’d be perfect to star in his show. Allison is currently set to star in her first film is still in pre-production titled, Get Out.

Her father is long-time NBC news anchor, Brian Williams. Brian was lead anchor for NBC Nightly News for over 10 years and has received many accolades for his journalism including a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Journalism, an Emmy and one of Time Magazine’s Top 100 influential people in world in 2007. He has been in the news recently for an incident regarding his experience in Iraq in 2003. He was accused of fabricating stories about his time during the invasion and was suspended by NBC for six months.

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