02/24/2012 08:41 am ET Updated Feb 27, 2012

Celebs Taking Family Members To The Oscars (PHOTOS)

While we all love to ogle Brangelina and the other comely couples who grace the red carpet on Oscars night, it's often refreshing to see a star accompanied by a beloved relative rather than a hot date at the A-list affair.

Jessica Chastain charmingly revealed plans to take her grandmother to Sunday's show, and we hope others follow suit.

In fact, taking a parent, sibling or other family member has become a fine tradition at the Academy Awards. Matt Damon and Ben Affleck made a double date with their moms in 1998, Penelope Cruz stepped out with her stunning sis in 2007 and Russell Brand opted to enjoy some maternal bonding time (instead of bringing then-wife Katy Perry) last year.

Stars Who've Taken Family To The Oscars


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