If You Ever Wondered If Actors Take Things From Sets, The Answer Is Yes — Here Are 22 Celebs Who Went On The Record With The Props They Took

    Emilia Clarke was nervous about stealing props from set, but her brother, who worked in the camera department on the show, stole a Targaryen flag and gave it to her for Christmas.

    For whatever reason, it's become somewhat of a tradition for actors to steal props from movie and TV sets to keep as mementos. It can be anything from the underwear given by the costume department to large pieces of furniture.

    Here are some things that actors have admitted to taking from set:

    1. Daniel Radcliffe took home a lot of props from the Harry Potter movie sets, including some pairs of his iconic glasses, but the strangest thing he kept was his boneless fake arm from Chamber of Secrets.

    Daniel Radcliffe smiling

    This scene grosses me out, so I won't make you look at it if you don't want to:

    2. Robert Downey Jr. convinced someone to send him the big Avengers "A" from Avengers: Age of Ultron to put in his office.

    Robert Downey Jr smiling with his arms folded
    a scene with the big A

    3. Robert also took his original Iron Man mask from the set of Iron Man, but he later gifted that to Tom Holland's brother, Paddy.

    Sam Holland, Harry Holland, Tom Holland and Paddy Holland
    Iron Man

    4. Tom Holland himself took home Tony Stark's glasses from Spider-Man: Far From Home.

    Tom Holland at an event
    Tony Stark's glasses

    5. Jennifer Stone got to keep several of Harper's outfits from Wizards of Waverly Place, and her iconic marker dress even made an appearance in one of her recent TikToks.

    Jennifer Stone at an event

    6. Ian McKellen revealed in a Reddit AMA that he stole some of Smaug's gold coins and the key to the front door of Bag End from the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings sets.

    Ian McKellen laughing
    hobbit feet on gold coins

    7. Dan Levy kept the framed Rose Apothecary receipt from the set of Schitt's Creek.

    Dan Levy smiling
    Dan Levy smiling and holding the framed receipt

    8. Kit Harington took a statue of Jon Snow from the set of Game of Thrones in order to use it as a scarecrow in his garden.

    Kit Harington at a film festival
    Jon Snow statue

    9. Emilia Clarke was nervous about stealing props from set, but her brother, who worked in the camera department on the show, stole a Targaryen flag and gave it to her for Christmas.

    closeup of Emilia Clarke smiling
    Targaryen flag

    10. Jennifer Lawrence has the original bow that she used as Katniss in The Hunger Games, but she keeps it in a closet to avoid her famous roles being all people can think about when they come to her home.

    Jennifer Lawrence at a film festival
    Katniss with the bow and arrow

    11. Most of the Glee cast got to take props and costumes with sentimental value from set when the show ended, but Darren Criss went so far as to take the entire couch from Principal Figgins's office.

    Darren Criss smiling
    a scene from Glee in which you can see the couch

    12. Joseph Quinn kept the Reebok high tops he wore as Eddie in Stranger Things and also said he had "a car full" of Hellfire Club shirts.

    Joseph Quinn at an event
    Eddie crouching on the ground

    13. After The Office finished filming its final season, Jenna Fischer asked to take home Pam's watercolor painting of Dunder Mifflin, but NBC told her no. However, Prop Master Phil Shea found out, secretly made a copy for NBC to catalogue, and gave the original to Jenna.

    Jenna Fischer speaking into a mic
    Pam's watercolor paintings with an arrow pointing to the one of Dunder Mifflin

    14. After filming wrapped on Modern Family, Nolan Gould took a lot of things from set, including the iconic bowl of fake fruit that sat in the Dunphy's kitchen for the whole series.

    Nolan Gould smiling with his hands in his pockets
    the bowl of fake fruit in a scene from "Modern Family"

    15. Ian Somerhalder and Paul Wesley both took their characters' daylight rings when filming ended on The Vampire Diaries.

    Ian and Paul at an event
    closeup of the ring

    16. Chadwick Boseman took his character's kimoyo beads from the set of Black Panther.

    Chadwick Boseman smiling

    17. Mark Hamill kept plenty of props from the Star Wars sets, including the Stormtrooper helmet and the boots he wore in the first movie.

    closeup of Mark Hamill

    18. Lana Condor is a self-proclaimed "thief" when it comes to props, and she took some of the letters Peter wrote to Lara Jean in the To All the Boys trilogy.

    Lara Condor posing with her hands on her hips
    someone opening a letter

    19. Reese Witherspoon had it written into her contract that she would get to keep her entire wardrobe from Legally Blonde 2.

    closeup of Reese Witherspoon

    20. Jennifer Aniston snagged the Central Perk neon coffee sign from the Friends set.

    Jennifer Aniston at an awards show
    the coffee mug sign in Friends

    21. The creators of How I Met Your Mother planned on keeping the famous blue French horn for themselves after filming wrapped, but when Josh Radnor asked "very humbly and sweetly" for it, they decided to let him take it.

    Josh Radnor at an event
    the blue French horn on the wall in the show

    22. And finally, John Stamos has the couch from the set of Fuller House, which is modeled after the iconic couches from Full House.

    John Stamos smiling with his hands in his pockets
    the couch in Fuller House

    Here's the Full House couch for reference:

    a couch in Full House

    And here's the couch in John Stamos's house:

    Did we miss an actor with sticky fingers when it comes to props? Let us know!