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    16 Hollywood Couples Who Were Married Both On Screen And Off

    It's not just Emily Blunt and John Krasinski.

    Sometimes, the chemistry between a pair of actors playing an onscreen couple is so undeniable that it's hard to believe they're not actually in love.

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    However, on rare occasions, real-life actor couples team up to play married couples on TV or in movies.

    Here are 16 actor couples who were married IRL when they played spouses on screen:

    1. Paul Bettany and Jennifer Connelly played Charles Darwin and his wife, Emma, in the biopic Creation.

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    They've been married since 2003. 

    2. Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith played Muhammed Ali and his first wife, Sonji Roi, in the biopic Ali.

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    They've been married since 1997. 

    3. Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz played the iconic couple Lucy and Ricky Ricardo on I Love Lucy.

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    They got married in 1940, then divorced in 1960. 

    4. Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony played real-life couple Puchi and HĂ©ctor Lavoe in the biopic El Cantante.

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    They got married in 2004, then announced their split in 2011.

    5. William Daniels and Bonnie Bartlett played Mr. Feeny and Dean Bolander, who got married in the sixth season of Boy Meets World.

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    The real-life couple tied the knot in 1951.

    6. Timothy Carlton and Wanda Ventham played Mr. and Mrs. Holmes, the parents of Benedict Cumberbatch's titular character on BBC Sherlock.

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    They got married in 1976.

    7. Linda Kaye Henning and Mike Minor got married a year after their characters, Betty Jo and Steve Elliot, tied the knot on Petticoat Junction.

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    They got married in 1968, then divorced in 1973.

    8. Emily Blunt and John Krasinski played Evelyn and Lee Abbott in A Quiet Place, which John also directed.

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    They got married in 2010.

    9. Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward played the titular couple in Mr. and Mrs. Bridge.

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    They got married in 1958 and stayed together until Paul's death in 2008.

    10. Ginnifer Goodwin and Josh Dallas played fairy-tale couple Snow White and Prince Charming in Once Upon a Time.

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    They fell in love on set and tied the knot in 2014. 

    11. Anne Jeffreys and Robert Sterling played Marion and George Kerby — the ghost couple haunting their home's new residents — on Topper.

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    They got married in 1951 and stayed together until Sterling's death in 2006. 

    12. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt played Vanessa and Roland, a couple who've drifted apart, in By the Sea.

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    They got married in 2014, but Angelina filed for divorce in 2016, which was finalized in 2019.

    13. Stuart Erwin and June Collyer played Stu and June Erwin on The Trouble with Father.

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    They tied the knot in 1931 and stayed together until Stuart's death in 1967.

    14. Lisa Rinna and Harry Hamlin played Lynn and Aaron Echolls, the parents of Veronica's nemesis-turned-lover Logan, on Veronica Mars.

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    They've been married since 1997.

    15. Richard Benjamin and Paula Prentiss played sitcom couple Dick and Paula Hollister on He & She.

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    They got married in 1961.

    16. And finally, Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor played troubled couple George and Martha in Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

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    They first got married in 1964, then divorced in 1974. They got married for a second time in 1975, then divorced again in 1976.

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