Ryan Phillippe Has Tattoo Of Grandfather And Son

5/22/2010 1:00pm EDT


Movie star Ryan Phillippe has brought his grandfather and his son together in a touching tattoo on his back.

The MacGruber star's son Deacon never got to meet his great-grandfather - but Phillippe likes to think the "most impressive man I've ever met" still watches over his kids.

And he has a large tattoo on his right shoulder to acknowledge the family link.

The actor says, "He (grandfather) passed away before my son, Deacon, was born and so that tattoo is his hand holding my son's because they never got to meet. It means so much to me."

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