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Jun 26 2014 | 11:30am ET
Noted activist Nelson Peltz has been called many things over the years, often undoubtedly under the breath of a corporate executive in his crosshairs. To his daughter, however, he’s a muse.
Nicola Peltz, the 19-year-old daughter of the Trian Fund Management founder, is among the co-stars of the latest installment of the Transformers film franchise, “Age of Extinction.” In the film, set for release tomorrow, she plays the daughter of Mark Wahlberg’s Cade Yeager, the lead human character in the movie—a role, she says, she couldn’t have performed without the help of her father.
“I love the human element of this film,” Peltz said in a recent interview. “My favorite part of the whole movie, you know, having to do with my character is the father/daughter relationship, because I’m so close with my dad. I think it’s so important to have a strong dad.”
The acting bug was apparently about at the Peltz family home: One of the hedge fund manager’s seven other children, Nicola’s brother William, is also an actor.
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