Sam Elliott and his wife, Katharine Ross, have been married since 1984, and they’re staples on Hollywood’s red carpets.
But despite their star status, they’ve managed to keep their family life pretty private. So it may surprise you to learn that the couple has a daughter, Cleo Rose Elliott, who is 34 years old.
While the family is rarely photographed together, her dad’s first Oscar nomination for his work in “A Star Is Born” was definitely enough to get Cleo out there on the red carpet with her parents at the Academy Awards.
As you can see from the red carpet photos, the daughter you may not have known Elliott had has turned out to be a lovely woman:
She also attended the premiere of “A Star Is Born” alongside her parents. Here, you can see her posing next to her father, with whom she definitely shares a likeness:
And Cleo has had an influence on her father. Elliott has admitted to being a Lady Gaga fan before working on the movie, largely thanks to his daughter.
In this clip posted to Instagram by Cleo’s fiancé, you can hear Elliott say in an interview, “We’re all Lady Gaga fans, but because of Cleo — that’s the reason I knew Lady Gaga’s music before we started working together.”
Elliott reached pinnacle Lady Gaga fandom when he read her lyrics in his iconic deep, smooth voice while on the set of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.”
It makes for a can’t-miss mash-up that you can see on the show’s YouTube channel: