Eva Amurri, seen on right in current movie release The Life Before Her Eyes, is the daughter of actress Susan Sarandon and director Franco Amurri. Eva’s previous roles were mainly in projects in which her mother appeared, including the movies Bob Roberts and The Banger Sisters, as well as an episode of TV’s Friends. But her showbiz connections don’t end there. Her grandfather, Antonio Amurri, and her aunt, Valentina Amurri, were both writers for television. To read our posting on Eva, click here.
–noun patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics. In the entertainment industry, this is known as Hollywood NepotismTM. Talent not required.