17 Famous Actors Who Had An Affair With Their Co-Stars

Building a connection requires time, effort, and patience; the continual strain and scrutiny that Hollywood stars must endure must make it much more difficult for them to form long-lasting relationships. So perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise when we discover many actors have secret relationships with their co-stars.
Because these individuals tend to spend a lot of time together, it makes sense that relationships and friendships would develop in that sort of setting. However, there are situations when two actors who were previously involved in a relationship or marriage fall in love with each other. And we can see lots of moments like these in Hollywood. Many A-list celebrities have cheated on their relationships with their co-stars, which has shocked the world.
Due to their popularity. celebrities who cheat are likely to be found out, especially with all the news and media. Photos of intimate meetings frequently leak, and they can be the tools to end one star’s marriage. Any marriage, for that matter, can be permanently impacted by a mere affair rumor.
Read on to discover 17 shocking affairs of various movie stars in Hollywood.

#1 Billy Crudup

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Billy Crudup divorced his wife Mary Louise Parker, who was seven months pregnant. He did it so that he could date Claire Danes, his co-star in the movie Stage Beauty. Later, Howard Stern questioned Claire about her thoughts on the matter. She reminisced on the relationship, "I was just in love with him," "I was 24 and I needed to investigate it. I wasn't really sure what consequences it would create."
Later, Billy and Claire got divorced, and today Claire is wed to actor Hugh Dancy.

#2 Tori Spelling & Dean McDermott

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When they first met on the set of the Lifetime film Mind Over Murder, both Dean McDermott and Tori Spelling were still married to their spouses. The new co-stars quickly developed a romantic bond. In reality, Tori eventually acknowledged having sex with Dean the first night they met on her television program True Tori.

#3 LeAnn Rimes & Eddie Cibrian

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Eddie Cibrian and LeAnn Rimes met during the set of the movie Northern Lights, just like Tori and Dean did. The two began a relationship that lead to the dissolution of each couple's marriage. At the time, Eddie was dating Real Housewives star Brandi Glanville, who subsequently told Howard Stern that she didn't believe LeAnn had actually stolen her husband as much as Eddie had just decided to leave. You cannot steal a man, Brandi retorted. He needs to go.

#4 Carrie Fisher & Harrison Ford

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Star Wars co-stars Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford kept their three-month relationship a secret for many years. But Carrie finally told the press about the incident. She was 19 years old at the time, and Harrison was 33, married, and the father of two kids.
Although the connection between the two characters in the film lasted off-screen, Carrie allegedly regretted telling anybody about the relationship. Carrie later informed her mother, according to her brother "You are correct. I really shouldn't have shared that tale."

#5 Justin Timberlake

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Photos and videos of Justin Timberlake and Alisha Wainwright getting very intimate emerged in 2019 while they were filming Palmer in New Orleans. They may be seen holding hands in one of the videos as Alisha places her hand on Justin's leg. Soon after, unidentified sources claimed that it rumor was most likely fake, and Justin and his wife Jessica Biel had been in a stable relationship.

#6 Billy Bob Thornton

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Billy Bob Thornton and Angelina Jolie were a couple even before Angelina dated Brad Pitt. They were introduced while filming Pushing Tin, and soon after they were married. The only issue? Billy Bob and Laura Dern were already a couple. Later, she said that Billy Bob never even told her that their relationship was ending. When Laura remarked, "I left our home to work on a movie, and while I was away, my boyfriend got married, and I've never heard from him again,"

#7 Brad Pitt

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Angelina Jolie frequently runs into her romantic interest in the sets of movies. She secretly dated Brad Pitt when he was still dating Jennifer Aniston at the time. And with that, a legendary tabloid narrative was born. Since then, Brad and Angelina broke up.

#8 Kenneth Branagh

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On the set of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein in the 1990s, Helena Bonham Carter and Kenneth Branagh first met and instantly fell in love. At the time, Kenneth was married to the actress Emma Thompson, but that didn't stop him from dating Helena. Emma, however, subsequently stated that she has no hard feelings over the incident "That is not something you can hang onto. It is useless. I lack the energy to do it. Years ago, Helena and I reached a truce."
In 1999, Kenneth and Helena divorced.

#9 Marilyn Manson

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In the same year that Marilyn Manson would divorce Dita Von Teese, Evan Rachel Wood appeared in the music video for his song "Heart-Shaped Glasses" since Marilyn was seeing her. Later, Evan explained to Rolling Stone how and why she came to be with him.
She remarked, "I met someone who offered freedom, speech, and no judgments. "I also yearned for peril and thrills. I once said to my mother, "Mom, I'm going to hop on this tour bus for eight months and explore the globe and have a wild voyage and find myself, and if people aren't OK with that, I'm sorry, but I can't live my life for other people," adding, "I'm sorry, but I can't live my life for other people."

#10 Ewan McGregor

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Ewan McGregor, who was still married to Eve Mavrakis, started dating Mary Elizabeth Winstead. After discovering that her husband was cheating on her,  Eve Mavrakis filed for divorce. Clara, Ewan's daughter, at the time was displeased with her father's new relationship. She posted a comment on a Mary Elizabeth fan page on Instagram: "Most attractive and gifted woman on the planet? Oh my god, you people are insane. She is a worthless piece of garbage."
Mary Elizabeth and Ewan got married in 2022, and the two of them had a daughter.

#11 John Malkovich

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Perhaps because they also had it in real life, John Malkovich and Michelle Pfeiffer had such strong sexual chemistry as co-stars in Dangerous Liaisons. After meeting on the set of the movie that destroyed his marriage to Glenne Headly, the two allegedly began an affair.

#12 Meg Ryan

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When Meg Ryan first met Russell Crowe on the Proof of Life set, she was already wed to Dennis Quaid. When the two started dating, Meg's reputation as the wacky rom-com protagonist was altered. She subsequently told The New York Times that the experience had helped her let go of other people's opinions about her.
"When you realize that you can never truly manage an image or a narrative and you stop caring," she added. "I experienced the impact as if I were the villain in the tale. I do, however, recall letting go of the desire to correct anyone."

#13 Morena Baccarin

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When news of Morena Baccarin's three-month pregnancy with Ben McKenzie's child surfaced, she was in the process of divorcing her husband. Later, in 2016, Morena gave birth to a daughter. In 2017, Ben and Morena got married.

#14 Chad Michael Murray & Paris Hilton

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The rumors that Chad Michael Murray and Paris Hilton had an affair after meeting on House of Wax have never been confirmed, although both of their ex-partners have made hints about it. At the time, Paris was dating Nick Carter, who subsequently claimed that he "hooked up" with Ashlee Simpson in order to exact revenge on Paris for her purported conduct. Sophia Bush, who was then married to Chad, simply stated, "My mother once said to me that if you don't have anything nice to say, not to say anything at all." in a subsequent statement.

#15 Elizabeth Taylor & Richard Burton

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This is one of the earliest examples of a married person discovering love on the set. Despite being married to separate individuals, Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton began dating while filming Cleopatra. They fell in love, dated for years, got married, got divorced, got married again, then got divorced again not long after.

#16 Ted Danson

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When Ted Danson started production on the Made in America movie, he was already married. That didn't matter, though, until he met Whoopi Goldberg on the set. She captured his attention; he once said, "Here comes a very sexy, very funny lady." on The Arsenio Hall Show. Casey Coates, Ted's wife, finally consented to his separation after realizing there was no turning back. According to Casey, "For the first month, I did nothing but cry," "Ted was able to leave me with my consent. I believed I would spend the rest of my life in ruins."
The romance between Ted and Whoopi also wasn't meant to be. After meeting Mary Steenburgen during the filming of their 1994 film Pontiac Moon, Ted subsequently wed her. Since then, they have been a couple.

#17 Lily James & Dominic West

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Lily James and Dominic West were seen kissing when they were filming The Pursuit of Love in 2020, which was a big deal because he was married to Catherine Fitzgerald and the father of four children! Dominic and Catherine made a huge show of kissing in front of the media and the press, sharing a message that said, "Our marriage is strong and we're very much still together." but this just served to further confuse the situation (and make it seem much more... strange?).
Since they are still together now, they must have been speaking the truth.
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