10 Actors Who Went Above And Beyond To Support Their Co-Stars

Despite what many people think, acting is a stressful and tiresome job. Actors and their co-stars constantly have to deal with higher levels of stress and anxiety. Their pressures could come from challenging roles, bad scripts, or inappropriate behaviors from the directors. That was why some actors went above and beyond to make their co-stars happy.
So let’s see how these celebrities back up their colleagues. These heartwarming stories of friendships will make you go “aww” for sure.

1. Keanu Reeves

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During the filming of Bram Stoker’s Dracula, there was a scene where Winona Ryder’s character was crying. The director told Keanu Reeves to make Winona Ryder cry by yelling insulting things at her. The actor refused to follow the idea and strongly disagreed with the director’s decision to verbally offend his co-star.

2. Jason Momoa

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Emilia Clarke wasn’t popular before Game of Thrones and she was only 23 years old when she first starred in the series. Jason Momoa understood her distress while filming the explicit scenes, so he tried to be as kind and considerate as possible to the young actress. He did everything he could to make her feel safe. Emilia was really thankful for his kindness and said it helped her a lot on the set of Game of Thrones.

3. Jennifer Aniston

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Jennifer Aniston and Courteney Cox are best friends on Friends and their friendship is strong in real life too. Courteney Cox attended both of Aniston’s weddings. She was even the last to leave at Aniston's 2015 wedding. They are still great friends these days.

4. Emilia Clarke

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Just like how Jason Momoa supported her, Emilia Clarke stood up for her Game of Thrones co-star Nathalie Emmanuel as well. When a colleague made an inappropriate comment about Nathalie, Clarke firmly shut it down. Like the relationship between Missandei and Daenerys, Nathalie and Clarke got each other’s back.

5. Vin Diesel

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In the original script for The Fast of the Furious, Michelle Rodriguez’s character was supposed to cheat on Vin Diesel’s character. Michelle hated that she had to play a cheater and was very upset by the script. Vin Diesel noticed her crying and assured the distressed actress that he “has her back.” He stood up for her and thankfully, the storyline got removed after that.

6. Zendaya

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Zendaya and Hunter Schafer formed a beautiful friendship on the set of Euphoria. From the first day of filming, Zendaya acted like a “big sister” to Schafer. They spent time together on set and helped each other deal with the dark themes of the show. Their sisterhood is just pure wholesomeness.

7. Sofia Vergara

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Sofia Vergara and Reese Witherspoon also formed a close bond on the set of the 2014 comedy Hot Pursuit. They became great friends after the movie was finished. Before Sofia’s wedding to Joe Manganiello, Reese even went the extra mile and offered to throw her a bachelorette party!

8. Kate Winslet

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Angourie Rice was one year younger than Kate Winslet’s daughter, so Winslet was upset upon hearing the news that her young co-star would have to film an explicit scene. Her motherly instincts just instantly kicked in. Winslet finished her work in the morning but decided to stay on the set to support Rice even though Rice’s scene was scheduled at night.

9. Nicole Kidman

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Nicole Kidman earned the reputation of “a real princess” from her co-stars after the 2014 movie Grace of Monaco was finished. During the filming, the actress found out that around 200 extras had to work in the freezing cold during the night.
Kidman was having none of it and demanded tents to be set up for them. She also insisted on making sure they were provided with blankets and hot beverages. No wonder why her co-stars loved her so much.

10. Viggo Mortensen

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Mortensen loves horses. He loved them so much that he decided to buy the horses that he rode in The Lord of the Rings. One of his colleagues, a stunt woman on set, also shared his enthusiasm for horses. She took a liking to one of the horses in the movie, so Mortensen purchased it for her as well.
These friendships between actors and their co-stars are no doubt wholesome AF. On the other hand, we have duos who are iconic besties on screen but can’t stand each other in real life. Think your favorite BFF duo is one of them?
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