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Taylor Kinney & His Mom Are Almost Twins With Their Beautiful Blue Eyes

The Chicago Fire star takes after his mama! 

By Jackie Manno

Chicago Fire star Taylor Kinney has his mother to thank for giving him life — and also his gorgeous blue eyes. 

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When Kinney's mother, Pamela Heisler, accompanied him to a red carpet event in 2014, the resemblance between them was undeniable. The photographs were taken in Westwood, California, where they were attending the premiere of Kinney's movie The Other Woman. See the picture later down in this post!

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All about Taylor Kinney's family

Pamela Heisler is a dental hygienist, while Kinney's father, Daniel Kinney, was a banker who passed away in 2021 at the age of 71. Kinney also has three brothers: Trent, Adam, and Sean. Kinney and Trent are very close, as Taylor was the best man at Trent's California wedding in 2012 (via SheKnows.) 

In a 2012 Hollywood Reporter red carpet event, Kinney and Trent were photographed together, and unsurprisingly, Trent also has the family's signature bright blue eyes. 

Taylor Kinney and mom Pamela Heisler embrace on the red carpet at the Los Angeles premiere of "The Other Woman"

Trent currently works in the IT industry, and according to his company's website, he enjoys spending time with his children and dogs, cooking, watching movies, and exercising in his free time. 

As for Taylor's older brother, Adam, he currently works as an engineer in Philadelphia. Sean unfortunately passed away in 2008 at the age of 17. 

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Taylor kinney with his arm over his brother Trent Kinney's shoulder

Taylor Kinney as Severide on Chicago Fire

During the end of Season 11 of Chicago Fire, Severide mysteriously went M.I.A. It was later explained that he went to go investigate an arson case at an undisclosed location. He didn't even tell his wife, Stella Kidd (Miranda Rae Mayo), where he was going, which prompted her to determinedly go looking for him, and eventually bring him back. 

Severide made a return in Season 12 of Chicago Fire but not without some tension between himself and Stella

In an interview with NBC Insider, Mayo talked about how the couple handled their initial reconciliation, which we didn't see on camera. 

"I imagine that it was quite tenuous," she said. "It definitely was, I think, one of the hardest conversations and one of the most emotionally-charged conversations that they've had as a couple. I think she has a lot of feelings about him just kind of leaving her in the dark, and he feels really passionately about something [arson investigation], so we'll see what happens." 

She added, "Ultimately, these two characters are crazy about each other, they love each other. I think that they both are committed to doing everything they can to make it work."