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Poll: Hollywood's Real Life Couples on Screen

Sometimes real life couples appear together on screen. We confined our choice on married couples and couples that married close after a production they acted in. We also included couples which are divorced by now. Please notice: The options were created according to January, 2022. Time can change things.

Which of these married or meanwhile divorced couples is your favorite?

Tell us here.

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    Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, George Segal, and Sandy Dennis in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966)

    Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton were even married twice. In their second marriage, they appeared together in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? (1966). They were divorced a second time after their 10 year marriage. Both married again.
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    Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman in Far and Away (1992)

    Nicole Kidman and Tom Cruise were married when they shot three movies: Days of Thunder (1990), Far and Away (1992), Eyes Wide Shut (1999). After 10 years and a few months their marriage was ended.
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    Stan Lee and Joan Lee in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016)

    Joan and Stan Lee. They appeared together in X-Men: Apocalypse (2016). They stayed married until Joan died. As it usually happens, Stan followed shortly after. Their marriage lasted for 69 years - one could say forever.
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    Warren Beatty and Annette Bening in Love Affair (1994)

    Anette Bening and Warren Beatty married two years before Love Affair (1994). They are still married. Nice!
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    Jennifer Connelly and Paul Bettany in Creation (2009)

    Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly played the Darwins in Creation (2009). They are married in real life since 2003.
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    Desi Arnaz and Lucille Ball in Forever, Darling (1956)

    Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz played a couple four times in the movies Too Many Girls (1940), The Long, Long Trailer (1954), Forever, Darling (1956) & I Love Lucy (1951). They were married for 20 years, but then divorced in 1961.
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    Madonna and Sean Penn in Shanghai Surprise (1986)

    Madonna and Sean Penn were married 1985 to 1989, nearly 4 years. In that time they played a couple in Shanghai Surprise (1986).
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    Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in Modern Times (1936)

    Charles Chaplin and Paulette Goddard in Modern Times (1936). They became a couple in the year of the movie's release and got divorced roughly 6 years later.
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    Kenneth Branagh and Emma Thompson in Much Ado About Nothing (1993)

    Emma Thompson and Kenneth Branagh played a couple in Much Ado About Nothing (1993). They were married in 1989 and divorced in 1995.
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    Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard in Hit and Run (2012)

    Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard appeared in two movies as a couple, Hit and Run (2012) & CHIPS (2017). They married shortly after 'Hit and Run'.
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    Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander in The Light Between Oceans (2016)

    Michael Fassbender and Alicia Vikander married after meeting on the movie. They appeared together in The Light Between Oceans (2016) and are married since 2017.
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    Channing Tatum and Jenna Dewan in 10 Years (2011)

    Jenna Dewan and Channing Tatum played a couple in 10 Years (2011). They were married then in real life. They are divorced since 2019 after ten years and a few months.
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    Will Arnett and Amy Poehler in Blades of Glory (2007)

    Amy Poehler and Will Arnett fell in love during the shooting of Blades of Glory (2007). 9 years later they divorced.
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    Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid in Flesh and Bone (1993)

    Meg Ryan and Dennis Quaid were married when they shot Love Affair (1994). They were married for 10 years and a few months. They divorced in 2001.
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    Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. in Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004)

    Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. met on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997). Since then they were a couple and married in 2002. They also appeared in Scooby-Doo (2002), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004), and Happily N'Ever After (2006) as a couple.
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    Kirsten Dunst and Jesse Plemons in The Power of the Dog (2021)

    Jesse Plemons and Kirsten Dunst are engaged since January 2017 and they already have a son Ennis Howard Plemons born in 2018. They play husband and wife in Oscar hopeful The Power of the Dog.
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    Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith in Ali (2001)

    Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith played a couple in Ali (2001). They are married since 1997.
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    Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone

    Melissa McCarthy and Ben Falcone are married since 2005. They played a couple in Bridesmaids (2011). (The image is not of the movie)
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    Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz in Loving Pablo (2017)

    Penélope Cruz and Javier Bardem are married since 2010 and played as a couple in Loving Pablo (2017) and Everybody Knows (2018). They also played an ex-couple in Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008).
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    Sebastian & Annette

    Reese Witherspoon and Ryan Phillippe married shortly after the premiere of the movie Cruel Intentions (1999), where they played a couple. Later they divorced.
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    Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony in El cantante (2006)

    Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony had a good time when they shot El cantante (2006). They were married for about 10 years and divorced close to seven years after the movie.
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    John Krasinski and Emily Blunt in A Quiet Place (2018)

    Emily Blunt and John Krasinski were already married when they acted as a married couple in A Quiet Place (2018). They are married since 2010.
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    Val Kilmer and Joanne Whalley in Willow (1988)

    Val Kilmer and Joanne Whalley met on the set of Willow (1988) and married shortly after. They also appeared to be "romantically involved" in Kill Me Again (1989). They divorced in 1996.
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    Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor in Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004)

    Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor were married when they shot the movie Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story (2004). They also acted as a couple in Zoolander (2001). They are still married.
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    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard in The Rum Diary (2011)

    Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. They appeared together in The Rum Diary (2011). They are divorced.
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    Gracie Allen and George Burns in Love in Bloom (1935)

    Gracie Allen and George Burns were married for 38 years, until Gracie died. One could say forever. They played a couple in the movie Love in Bloom (1935). (They also appeared as a couple several times on their radio-show and in their TV-show. Thank you to Dan_Dassow for the side facts. You can read here more detailed.)
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    Douglas Fairbanks and Mary Pickford in The Taming of the Shrew (1929)

    Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks in The Taming of the Shrew (1929). They married in 1920 and their marriage lasted approximately 16 years, until their divorce.
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    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

    Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie-Pitt. They appeared together in Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005) and By the Sea (2015). They are divorced.
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    Geena Davis and Jeff Goldblum in The Fly (1986)

    Jeff Goldblum and Geena Davis married in 1987, one year after starring together in The Fly. They divorced in 1991.
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    Lauren Bacall and Humphrey Bogart in Dark Passage (1947)

    Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall were married since 1945 until his death in 1957 they appeared together in Key Largo, Dark Passage, The Big Sleep and To Have Or Have Not. (Shortly before their marriage.)
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    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner in Daredevil (2003)

    Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner married in 2005, two years after working together in Daredevil they divorced in 2018.
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    Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward in Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)

    Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward were married since 1958 until Paul Newman's death in 2008. During that time they filmed 16 movies together.
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    Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson in Volunteers (1985)

    Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks first met on the set of Bosom Buddies in the early '80s, but reunited years later on the set of Volunteers and began dating shortly after. They eventually got married in 1988 and together they have two kids.
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    Rachel Weisz and Daniel Craig in Dream House (2011)

    Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz married after appearing together in Dream House in 2011, they are still a couple.
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    Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively in Green Lantern (2011)

    Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds married in 2012, one year after appearing together in Green Lantern, they are still married and have three kids.

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