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Jason Donovan praises his daughter Jemma, 19, for following her dreams as she becomes the third family member to star on Neighbours

By Jessamy Tredinnick For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 02:38 GMT, 2 December 2019 | Updated: 02:43 GMT, 2 December 2019

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Singer and actor Jason Donovan couldn't be prouder that his daughter is following in his footsteps.

On Monday, he revealed Jemma, 19, will be the third Donovan to star in Neighbours, after he followed his grandfather Terence, 77, in starring on the iconic show.

During an interview with Sunrise, the 51-year-old praised his daughter - who plays Harlow Robinson - for working hard to pursue her dreams. 

Third generation: Jason Donovan (pictured on Neighbours with Kylie Minogue)  has praised his daughter for becoming the third Donovan to star in Neighbours, following in her father and grandfather's footsteps

Third generation: Jason Donovan (pictured on Neighbours with Kylie Minogue)  has praised his daughter for becoming the third Donovan to star in Neighbours, following in her father and grandfather's footsteps

 'As parents, you know, you educate the kids and you put them through school to make the right choices and then it is up to them,' Jason told the program of Jemma's casting.

 'She was lucky enough to have an audition for neighbours and she got the part. 

 'She is passionate about what she does. She is working hard and Neighbours is wonderful ground for an actor, producer or production person.'

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