“Francesca comes from a very talented family and we are delighted to have her be our Miss Golden Globe,” stated Takla-O’Reilly, HFPA President. “She is a budding actress and is a great addition as we celebrate the show’s 70th anniversary!”
Commenting on the honor, Francesca Eastwood said, “I am honored to have been chosen by the Hollywood Foreign Press to be Miss Golden Globe of 2013. I have watched the Golden Globes ceremonies since I was a little girl, and it means so much to me to be a part of one of Hollywood’s most illustrious events.”
The job of being Miss Golden Globe normally is given to the child of a celebrity, with Eastwood joining the ranks of Rumer Willis (daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis), Laura Dern (daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern), Joely Fisher (daughter of Connie Stevens and Eddie Fisher), Melanie Griffith (daughter of Tippi Hedren), Mavis Spencer (daughter of Alfre Woodard and Roderick Spencer), Gia Mantegna (daughter of Joe Mantegna) and Rainey Qualley (daughter of Andie MacDowell).
Tina Fey and Amy Poehler will be co-hosting the 2013 Golden Globes airing on NBC on Jan. 13th at 5pm PT/8pm ET.
Background on Francesca Eastwood, Courtesy of HFPA:
Francesca Eastwood is the daughter of multi-Golden Globe Award winner Clint Eastwood and actress Frances Fisher. Born into the world of acting, Francesca has been acting alongside her parents since she was a young girl. Her film credits include True Crime and The Stars Fell on Henrietta. She recently wrapped the first season of E!’s Mrs. Eastwood and Company starring alongside her step-mother, Dina Eastwood, her younger half-sister, Morgan Eastwood, and the South African band Overtone. She currently resides in Los Angeles and is enrolled at the University of Southern California.
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