8 Actors You Never Realized Worked With Their Spouses

8 Actors You Never Realized Worked With Their Spouses

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It’s common in Hollywood for actors to fall in love after playing a couple in a movie, just look at Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. But what about the actors who quietly work with their significant others? We think it’s more interesting to play “Spot The Spouse” when watching a movie or TV show..Anna Faris and Chris Pratt – What’s Your Number?  and Take Me Home Tonight

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Everyone now knows that Anna & Chris are married, given Chris’ extremely successful 2014 with The Lego Movie and as Star-Lord in Guardians of the Galaxy. But back when Anna was in her prime rom-com streak, she starred in What’s Your Number? with Chris Evans as her leading man, and her husband of 2 years (at the time) as one of her “disgusting” ex-boyfriends. The couple met in 2007 on the set of the move Take Me Home Tonight, which didn’t have a theatrical release until 2011.

Megan Mullally and Nick Offerman – Parks and Recreation  and Will & Grace

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Bet you didn’t realize that Tammy 2 is actually married to Ron Swanson (Nick Offerman) in real life. The couple has been married since 2003, having met in 2000 while working on a play together in L.A. Over the course of the 7 seasons of Parks & Rec, Megan has played Swanson’s crazy ex-wife Tammy. During the fourth season of Will & Grace, Offerman had a guest spot on his wife’s popular show.

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka – How I Met Your Mother

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NPH starred on this show for 9 years and his husband (boyfriend at the time of his first appearance), David Burtka, appeared on the show as the crazy obsessed ex-boyfriend of Lily (Alyson Hannigan) that was not ready to let her go.

Cobie Smulders and Taran Killam – How I Met Your Mother

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Taran made his first appearance on Cobie’s hit show in 2006, when they were still dating. He appeared on the show several times, before and after their 2009 wedding, as one of Barney’s co-workers. He made a final appearance in 2014 during the episode “The End of the Aisle.”

Charlie Day and Mary Elizabeth Ellis – It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia  and Reno 911!

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Charlie is married to the waitress! Charlie and Mary Elizabeth Ellis met in 2001, but began dating in 2004 and married by 2006. They first appeared as an incestuous twins on Reno 911! before It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia began in 2006, on which Charlie is a main character on and Mary has played “the waitress” throughout the series.

Steve and Nancy Carell – The Office, The Daily Show,  and The 40 Year Old Virgin

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This couple met back in the early 90s when Steve Carrell performed with the troupe The Second City and Nancy was one of his students. They first worked together as correspondents on The Daily Show, before Steve was a leading man. Nancy played a health clinic counselor in The 40-Year-Old Virgin. Later on The Office, she first played Steve’s character’s girlfriend, Carol Stills, on the show (but that relationship didn’t work out), who was also a realtor.

Adam and Jackie Sandler – Most Adam Sandler movies

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After meeting through Rob Schneider after working on Deuce Bigalow: Male Gigalo, Adam Sandler gave Jackie a role in his film Big Daddy and she’s appeared in many of his films since, such as: 50 First Dates, Eight Crazy Nights, Grown Ups, and more. The couple got married in 2003 and have two children together.

Ben Stiller and Christine Taylor – Zoolander and Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story

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Columbia Pictures/giolovesnetflix.tumblr.comYou’ve probably noticed a pattern of Christine Taylor popping up in many Ben Stiller films, such as the two above, as well as Tropic Thunder. Usually, she plays the girl that Ben Stiller’s character wants to get with (and doesn’t, except for Zoolander), but you probably didn’t realize they have been married since 2000.

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