19 Famous Couples Whose Budding Feelings Happened in Front of Millions of Moviegoers

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Frequently, actors and actresses deliver such convincing portrayals of love that audiences begin to believe they are genuinely involved in a real-life romantic relationship. Typically, this amounts to mere rumors, yet on occasion, actors immerse themselves so profoundly in their roles that their emotions extend beyond the confines of the film or stage. What’s intriguing is that such relationships endure for many years, frequently evolving into enduring and robust families.

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively

Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively have emerged as one of Hollywood’s most beloved couples since their initial encounter, and love blossomed in 2010 during the filming of Green Lantern. Despite Green Lantern’s underwhelming box office performance and the predominantly unfavorable critiques it garnered, which ultimately thwarted the prospects of a Green Lantern 2, it served as the catalyst for the enduring bond between Lively and Reynolds. They tied the knot in 2012, are now parents to three daughters, and joyfully welcomed their fourth child earlier this year.

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz

Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz kindled their romance not during their initial collaboration, but rather through subsequent projects. Their first joint endeavor dates back to 1994 when they performed together in the play “Les Grandes Horizontales” in London. However, it was only in 2010, when they shared the screen in the psychological thriller Dream House, that their love story truly began.

By the time the poorly received film premiered in September 2011, the stars of James Bond and The Mummy had already privately exchanged vows. In 2018, they welcomed their first child together, each bringing one child from previous relationships into their newly formed family.

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie

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Who would have thought that the girl who said the famous phrase “You know nothing, Jon Snow”, would steal Kit Harington’s heart in real life! Kit and Rose, who portrayed Ygritte, the first love of Jon Snow, started dating in 2011, during the shooting of Game of Thrones, and in 2018, they decided to get married. At the beginning of 2021, they had a son. In July 2023, the couple confirmed the birth of their daughter.

David Tennant and Georgia Moffett

David and Georgia met at the set of Doctor Who. Soon, they started dating, and had their first child in 2011. One year later, they got married. Today, they are raising 5 children.

Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin

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Anna and Stephen portrayed a couple in love in True Blood. Unfortunately, their screen romance ended with a tragedy but in real life, things were way better: in 2010, they got married and are now raising twins, a son and daughter.

Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis

At the end of the 90s, the future stars portrayed school students in love in That ’70s Show. After the end of the project, Mila had a relationship with Macaulay Culkin, and Ashton married Demi Moore. But in 2012, Mila’s and Ashton’s screen romance became a real one. The actors got married in 2015, and are raising 2 children now.

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez

Ben and Jennifer, or as the fans call them, Bennifer, were in Gigli together. That was in 2002. At the time, they had feelings for each other and even announced their engagement but cancelled it in 2004. And after so many years, Ben and Jennifer are together again.

Josh Dallas and Jennifer Goodwin

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Jennifer and Josh started dating after they were on Once Upon a Time together, where they portrayed Snow White and Prince Charming. This fairy tale love story became a real-life one: in 2014, they got married and had 2 children.

Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander

In 2014, Alicia and Michael portrayed a couple of lovers in The Light Between Oceans and this work was the start of their life together. In 2017, they got married and last year, they had their first child.

Rami Malek and Lucy Boynton

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Lucy and Rami started dating after Bohemian Rhapsody. In his acceptance speech, Rami told Lucy that he loved her, “You have been my ally, my confidant, you are my love. I appreciate you so much.” So, the movie about Freddie Mercury wasn’t just a great gift for all Queen fans but also united 2 loving hearts.

Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst

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Kirsten and Jesse met each other while they worked on Fargo in 2015. In the series, they were a married couple. 1 year later, the stars got married, and they are raising 2 children now.

Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy

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One of the best comedy actresses of today met her future husband when they were in a comedy troupe together. Their first screen appearance together was in Bridesmaids. Melissa and Ben have been married for 17 years and are raising 2 daughters.

Warren Beaty and Annette Bening

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Warren Beaty and Annette Bening have been married for 30 years, and they first met in 1990 when they were working on Bugsy together. After the end of shooting, Warren proposed to her colleague and she agreed. They have 4 children: 2 sons and 2 daughters.

Dax Shepard and Kristen Bell

Kristen and Dax portrayed a couple in a 2012 comedy Hit and Run. 1 year later, they got married in real life. By the way, the proposal was really unusual: Kristen asked Dax whether he would marry her on Twitter. He said yes. Today, they are raising 2 daughters and have appeared in another film together, CHiPs.

Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel

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Vincent Kartheiser and Alexis Bledel met on the set of a popular series, Mad Men. Very soon, their work relationship turned into a romantic one, but they kept it in secret for quite a long time. They got married in 2014, and had a son 1 year later.

Hugh Dancy and Claire Danes

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Claire Danes you might know from Romeo + Juliet and Hugh Dancy, famous for Hannibal, met on the set of Evening in 2006. Very soon, they got married in France. Today, they are raising 2 children.

Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Padalecki

Jared Padalecki and Genevieve Cortese were on Supernatural together in 2010. Quite soon, Jared proposed to his girlfriend and they got married in Genevieve’s hometown. Now, they have 3 children — 2 sons and 1 daughter.

Charlie Heaton and Natalia Dyer

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They met on the set of Stranger Things in 2016. At first, they were just friends, but very quickly, they started dating and still are.

Javier Bardem and Penelope Cruz

Their initial encounter occurred in 1992 during the production of Cruz’s debut feature film Jamón, Jamón. However, at that time, Cruz was a mere 16 years old while Bardem was 23, which explains why it took another 15 years for their relationship to evolve into a romantic one. The Spanish actors married in 2010, three years after falling in love on the set of Vicky Cristina Barcelona, and have two children together.

True love cannot be predicted. It always appears suddenly. For some people, feelings arise on the basis of common interests and strong friendship, for others because of a similar lifestyle. And sometimes the heart chooses such an unexpected person that it takes decades to realize these true feelings.


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