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    22 Actors With Their Fictional TV Partners Vs. With Their Real-Life S.O.'s

    Onscreen and off, these couples are adorable 🥺.

    1. On TV, Courteney Cox played Monica, Chandler's love interest on Friends.

    Monica and Chandler are posing for an engagement photo
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    In real life, Cox is with longtime partner Johnny McDaid.

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    The two have been together for seven years and were reportedly introduced by Ed Sheeran!

    2. On TV, Anthony Anderson plays Dre, Bow's husband on Black-ish.

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    In real life, Anderson is married to his high school sweetheart, Alvina Stewart.

    Anderson and Stewart at the Emmy Awards together
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    The couple got married in 1995 and have two children together.

    3. On TV, Danielle Fishel played Topanga, Corey's love interest on Boy Meets World.

    Cory and Topanga are talking to Eric.
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    In real life, Fishel is married to writer Jensen Karp.

    Fishel and Karp at a premiere party
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    Fishel and Karp met at Calabasas High School, where they were acquaintances. The couple have one child and recently announced that they are expecting their second!

    4. On TV, Kerry Washington played Olivia, Fitz's and Jake's love interest on Scandal.

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    In real life, Washington is married to actor Nnamdi Asomugha.

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    The pair met on Broadway in 2009 when Washington was performing in a play. They married in 2013 and have three children together.

    5. On TV, Darren Criss played Blaine, Kurt's love interest on Glee.

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    In real life, Criss is married to director Mia Swier.

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    The pair met through mutual friends back in 2006 but didn't start dating until 2010, when they both started working on Glee. Criss and Swier tied the knot in 2019.

    6. On TV, Shanola Hampton played Veronica, Kevin's wife on Shameless.

    Veronica and Kevin standing next to each other on a street in a neighborhood
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    In real life, Hampton is married to actor Daren Dukes.

    Hampton and Dukes posing at an event
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    The two have been married for over two decades and share a daughter and a son.

    7. On TV, Chris Messina played Danny, Mindy's love interest on The Mindy Project.

    Mindy sits on Danny's lap in his office
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    In real life, Messina is with longtime partner Jennifer Todd.

    Chris stands next to Jennifer at a premiere event
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    Messina and Todd have been together for over a decade and have two sons together.

    8. On TV, Sterling K. Brown plays Randall, Beth's husband on This Is Us.

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    In real life, Brown is married to actor Ryan Michelle Bathe.

    Brown and Bathe pose at the NAACP Image Awards
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    Brown and Bathe met at Stanford, where they lived in the same dorm building and starred in plays together. The two dated on and off through college and after, but finally tied the knot in 2007. They have two sons together.

    9. On TV, Jenna Fischer played Pam, Jim's love interest on The Office.

    Jim and Pam are walking with each other at the Rabies Fun Run
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    In real life, Fischer is married to director Lee Kirk.

    Fischer is posing with Kirk at a gala
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    Fischer and Kirk met in 2008 when she pitched him an idea for a movie, which he rejected. The two ended up working on another project together and eventually became romantically involved!

    10. On TV, Issa Rae's character dates Lawrence on Insecure.

    Issa and Lawrence hold hands at a farmers market
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    In real life, Rae is married to businessperson Louis Diame.

    Issa and Louis pose on a red carpet
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    Rae keeps her relationship with Diame really private, but she recently posted about their secret wedding on Instagram. 

    11. On TV, Eric Stonestreet played Cam, Mitch's husband on Modern Family.

    Cam and Mitch talking to Gloria
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    In real life, Stonestreet is engaged to nurse Lindsay Schweitzer.

    Stonestreet posing with Schweitzer at a premiere event
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    The couple, who got engaged this month, met at a charity event in Kansas City, Missouri, five years ago.

    12. On TV, Daniel Dae Kim played Jin-Soo, Sun-Hwa's husband on Lost.

    Jin and Sun stand near some water.
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    In real life, Kim is married to Mia Rhee.

    Daniel Dae Kim and Mia Kim pose at the Tony Awards
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    The couple have been married since 1993 and have two grown sons. 

    13. On TV, Sherri Saum played Lena, Stef's wife on The Fosters.

    Stef and Lena are sitting next to each other
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    In real life, Saum is married to actor Kamar de los Reyes.

    Sherri Saum is posing with her husband Kamar de los Reyes
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    Saum and Reyes met on the set of One Life to Live. The pair have twin boys, John and Michael.

    14. On TV, Noah Reid played Patrick, David's love interest on Schitt's Creek.

    David and Patrick are at their wedding
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    In real life, Reid is married to Clare Stone.

    15. On TV, Gina Rodriguez played Jane, Rafael's and Michael's love interest on Jane the Virgin.

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    In real life, Rodriguez is married to actor Joe LoCicero.

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    The couple originally met on the set of Jane the Virgin when LoCicero guest-starred in Season 2. They ran into each other at the gym six months later, and the rest is history! Rodriguez and LoCicero were married in 2019.

    16. On TV, Lauren Graham played Lorelai, Luke's love interest on Gilmore Girls.

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    In real life, Graham is with longtime partner actor Peter Krause.

    Graham and Krause posing for photos at the Golden Globe Awards
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    Graham and Krause met years ago while playing siblings on Parenthood. They spend a lot of time with Krause's son and recently adopted a puppy, Mochi! 

    17. On TV, Samira Wiley played Poussey, Soso's love interest on Orange Is the New Black.

    Poussey and Soso are holding hands
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    In real life, Wiley is married to producer and writer Lauren Morelli.

    Samira and Lauren holding hands at an awards event
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    Wiley and Morelli met and became friends on the set of Orange Is the New Black. While working on the show, Wiley helped Morelli come out, and the two have been together since. They recently welcomed their first baby in May!

    18. On TV, Leighton Meester played Blair, Chuck's love interest on Gossip Girl.

    Blair and Chuck are eating lunch next to each other
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    In real life, Meester is married to actor Adam Brody.

    Leighton is with Adam at a premiere event
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    Meester and Brody became friends after bumping into each other a few times over the years. They publicly acknowledged their relationship for the first time in 2013 and tied the knot in 2014. The couple have two young children together.

    19. On TV, Hannah Simone played Cece, Schmidt's love interest on New Girl.

    Schmidt and Cece at their engagement party
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    In real life, Simone is married to photographer Jesse Giddings.

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    The two have been pretty private about the origins of their relationship, but a source close to them revealed that they got married in an intimate ceremony in 2016 and have one child together. 

    20. On TV, Aubrey Plaza played April, Andy's love interest on Parks and Recreation.

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    In real life, Plaza is married to screenwriter Jeff Baena.

    Aubrey posing with Jeff at the LA Film Festival
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    Plaza and Baena have been together since 2011 but tied the knot earlier this year. The couple have worked together multiple times, and Plaza has starred in two of Baena's films: Life After Beth and The Little Hours.

    21. On TV, America Ferrera played Amy, Jonah's love interest on Superstore.

    Jonah and Amy spy on a colleague in the store
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    In real life, Ferrera is married to actor Ryan Piers Williams.

    Ferrera and Williams posing at the Vanity Fair party
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    The two met a long time ago, when Williams cast Ferrera, and starred alongside her, in a student film in college. The pair began dating in 2005 and married in 2011. They have collaborated professionally several times and recently founded an activism group together.

    22. On TV, Richa Moorjani plays Kamala, Prashant's love interest on Never Have I Ever.

    Kamala looking at Prashant, who is standing next to her
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    In real life, Moorjani is married to Bharat Rishi Moorjani.