"He Is Everything I Am": Legendary Actor Gary Busey Is Proud Of His Lookalike Son Jake

Date June 20, 2019

Gary Busey is one proud father. When it comes to his children, the Hollywood star can’t help but gush about them, escpecially about his son, Jake Busey.

The legendary actor couldn’t be any prouder of the great things he has passed down to his son.

His marriage to Judy Helkenberg

The star was married to Judy Helkenberg and they had a son, William Jacob "Jake" Busey. Gary and Judy got divorced when Jake was just 19 years old. He also has a daughter Alectra from a previous relationship.


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Proud father

The movie legend thinks very highly of his son and all that he has accomplished in his life. Speaking to Closer Weekly about the positive things he is proud to have passed down to Jake, he said:


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Everything I am. Even the hard parts I’ve had in my life he’s learned from that, it’s a part of him from growing up. It’s a union of heaven between the two of us.

Gary also described his son as an honest veteran. Jake is not only part of his family’s business, he also shares a stunning resemblance to his lookalike father and followed in his footsteps. Jake and his partner April Hutchinson are parents to daughter Autumn.


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Both father and son have had the opportunity to star in the same film franchise. Jake starred in The Predator (2018) while Gary starred in Predator 2 (1990).

He happily remarried and has another son

The Oscar-nominated actor is married to his third wife, actress Steffanie Sampson Busey. He welcomed another son Luke with Steffanie who is 30 years younger than him.


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When it comes to proud fathers, Gary Busey is surely one of them.