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Emily Atack poses with rarely seen musician dad Keith


They say that apple doesn’t fall far from the tree and that certainly is the case for Emily Atack. 

The actress, 32, shared a heartwarming photo with her musician dad Keith on her Instagram stories on Monday as it was discovered she’s not the only famous one in the family.

Earlier this week Emily’s mother Kate Robbins surprised fans when she made an appearance in Ricky Gervais ‘ drama series After Life. 

Family affair: The actress, 32, shared a heartwarming photo with her lookalike dad Keith on Instagram on Monday as it was discovered she's not the only famous one in the family.

Family affair: The actress, 32, shared a heartwarming photo with her lookalike dad Keith on Instagram on Monday as it was discovered she’s not the only famous one in the family.

The Inbetweeners star posted the adorale snap to her 1.8 million followers writing: ‘Couple of days with papa Keith’.

Emily looked radiant in the selfie as she and her her film composer dad enjoyed an afternoon in what appeared to be a wine bar.   

The blonde bombshell wore her hair down in beach waves as she enjoyed a glass of wine. 

Showcasing her natural beauty, Emily looked flawless as she wore minimal makeup on the day while she wrapped up in an oversized grey scarf.

Proud: Earlier this week Emily's mother Kate Robbins surprised fans when she made an appearance in Ricky Gervais ' drama series After Life

Proud: Earlier this week Emily’s mother Kate Robbins surprised fans when she made an appearance in Ricky Gervais ‘ drama series After Life

Emily’s dad Keith was part of British 70’s pop group Child who once made an appearance on Top of the Pops.  

Continuing his career, he went on to become a film score composer and gained a reputation for his work on 16 Years of Alcohol, Cemetery Junction and Wayland’s Song.

After 19 years of marriage, he and his actress wife Kate Robbins divorced amicably. 

Kate rose to fame in the 1980s as a singer and is now an actress.

Role: Emily Atack's mother Kate Robbins surprised fans when she made an appearance in Ricky Gervais' drama series After Life

Role: Emily Atack’s mother Kate Robbins surprised fans when she made an appearance in Ricky Gervais’ drama series After Life

Emily wrote: 'Proud isn't even the word. My mother playing Penny Spencer Wright in Afterlife, reminding everyone what an absolute comedy legend she is'

Emily wrote: ‘Proud isn’t even the word. My mother playing Penny Spencer Wright in Afterlife, reminding everyone what an absolute comedy legend she is’

Earlier this week, she stunned fans when made an appearance in Ricky Gervais ‘ drama series After Life.   

Celebrity Juice star Emily, 32, took to Instagram on Saturday and shared snaps of Kate, 63, on set as she told how ‘proud’ she is of her.

Kate starred as medium and erotic novelist Penny Spencer-Wright in the Netflix series with Emily sharing photos of her in front of a tent wearing mauve robes.

Reaction: Many fans said they didn't realise the pair were related, with one writing: 'I didn't realise this was your Mum, loved her character. The reading was so funny'

Reaction: Many fans said they didn’t realise the pair were related, with one writing: ‘I didn’t realise this was your Mum, loved her character. The reading was so funny’

 Kate also posed for a snap alongside the show’s creator and writer Ricky.

Alongside the post, she wrote: ‘Proud isn’t even the word. My mother playing Penny Spencer Wright in Afterlife, reminding everyone what an absolute comedy legend she is. 
 ‘I remember the first time I ever saw her on stage in Edinburgh when I was about 9 years old, and someone came over to me and said, “your mum is one hell of a woman!” – I didn’t really know what that meant then, I do now @katerobbins’.  

Many fans said they didn’t realise the pair were related, with one writing: ‘I didn’t realise this was your Mum, loved her character. The reading was so funny’.

Another said: ‘I have watched it twice and didn’t even realise that was your mum’.

Another viewer added: ‘Best thing I’ve seen in ages. I couldn’t work out if she was your mum at first. Brilliant! She needs a spin off’. 

Kate has long had a career on stage and screen, previously representing the United Kingdom in the Eurovision Song Contest in 1980 as part of the group Prima Donna, finishing in third.

She also appeared in the ITV soap Crossroads and later starred in The Ted and Kate Show alongside her real-life brother Ted before getting her own sketch show.

Kate, who is a first cousin once removed of Sir Paul McCartney, has also worked as a voice actress, most notably for nine years on puppet show Spitting Image.

Along with Emily, Kate is also mother to Martha, 29, and George, 28.

Career: Kate appeared in the ITV soap Crossroads and later starred in The Ted and Kate Show alongside her real-life brother Ted before getting her own sketch show (pictured with Emily in 2018)

Career: Kate appeared in the ITV soap Crossroads and later starred in The Ted and Kate Show alongside her real-life brother Ted before getting her own sketch show (pictured with Emily in 2018)

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