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Jim Carrey's Daughter, Jane, And Other Celeb Offspring Who've Been On 'American Idol'

11/30/00 12:00 AM ET   AP

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Jane Carrey, 24, the daughter of comedian Jim Carrey, hopes to become the next 'American Idol' and, thus, get out of his celebrity shadow.

Open casting calls for 'American Idol' have brought out lots of memorable singers, good and bad, but they've also spawned a chance for some young women who are seeking their own versions of the fame they've seen their fathers achieve.

For instance, earlier this week on the 'Idol' auditions show from San Diego, 24-year-old Jane Carrey, daughter of actor Jim, showed off her pipes with a rendition of Bonnie Raitt's 'Something to Talk About.'

"The last name definitely helps and hurts," she said. Carrey impressed judges enough to get a ticket to Hollywood.

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