Actress Kate Beckinsale (Underworld, Brokedown Palace, Serendipity, The Aviator, Pearl Harbor) is the daughter of English actors. Her father, Richard Beckinsale, was best known for his roles on the British series Rising Damp and Porridge. He died from a heart attack in 1979. Her mother, Judy Loe, is also a television actress, with recurring roles in three hospital dramas over the past 35 years. Kate's half-sister, Samantha Beckinsale, is an English actress best known for her roles on the British TV series London's Burning and Shelley.
In 2009, Kate's daughter, Lily Mo Sheen, appeared in the Robert DeNiro film Everybody's Fine as the younger version of her mother's character.