Greer Grammer named Miss Golden Globe
Greer Grammer will be this year’s Miss Golden Globe, the awards announced Thursday. The 22-year-old actress plays ditzy Lissa on MTV’s Awkward; she also appears in the upcoming film Life Partners, opposite Leighton Meester, Adam Brody, and Gillian Jacobs. And, as Miss and Mr. Golden Globe of years past, she also happens to be the child of a celebrity: as you may have guessed, Grammer’s father is three-time Golden Globe winner Kelsey Grammer. (Her mother is makeup artist Barrie Buckner.)
Grammer joins a long line of past Golden Globe assistants including Sosie Bacon, daughter of Kevin Bacon and Kyra Sedgwick; Sam Fox, son of Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan; Rumer Willis, daughter of Demi Moore and Bruce Willis. Several celebrity children who have held the position have gone on to become big-name actors in their own right, including Laura Dern, daughter of Diane Ladd and Bruce Dern; Melanie Griffith, daughter of Tippi Hedren; and Freddie Prinze Jr., son of Freddie Prinze.
Grammer will appear alongside returning hosts Tina Fey and Amy Poehler at this year’s 72nd Annual Golden Globes, which air live on NBC at 8 p.m. ET on Jan. 11.