Accordingly, it must be difficult for Scott to try and forge a name for himself in his own right, particularly when he is constantly reminded of his illustrious father.
So he called his dad, got a little clarity, and ultimately bowed out.
She later married Clifton Collins Jr.
The handsome actor, who turns 35 this month, is the mirror-image of his iconic dad.
But despite any name change, once you know who Scott is, the resemblance is unmistakable.
All that being said, it seems like Clint's son Scott is moving on from tragedy and on with his life.
Clint Eastwood has had to combat the rumours of being a cowardly man's son, by becoming harder and harder in every film, until he is now made of steel and shoots fellow actors using real bullets.
She was also a bit more understanding.