TV actors who fell in love on set

04/11/2021

They met for professional reasons but fell in love. Here are some beautiful love stories shared by actors on TV sets.

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie on the set of Game of Thrones
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie on the set of Game of Thrones

In Game of Thrones, Jon Snow and Ygritte share a love story as passionate as it is treacherous. Coming from opposite sides, they develop a relationship beyond the frontiers of Westeros and the fantasy world of the HBO TV show. In real life, Kit Harington and Rose Leslie fell in love on the set in 2012. In 2017, they announced their engagement and got married a year later. A sweet love story that started in the cold northern lands.

Penn Badgley and Blake Lively on the set of Gossip Girl
Penn Badgley and Blake Lively on the set of Gossip Girl

Serena van der Woodsen and Dan Humphrey are both Gossip Girl fans’ favourites. Their relationship on screen became true when Penn Badgley and Blake Lively, the actors, fell in love in real life. They shared each other's lives for approximately three years as they shot the show. They broke up in 2010, while the TV series was still on, without any member of the cast and crew knowing.

Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson on the set of The OC
Adam Brody et Rachel Bilson sur le tournage de Newport Beach

Flashback to the 00s with the show The OC! Fans discover the young Seth Cohen (Adam Brody) desperately in love with the unattainable Summer Roberts (Rachel Bilson). And if on screen this crush becomes a true love story, the actors fell in love with each other in real life too. During the show’s run, Adam Brody and Rachel Bilson lived a love story behind the cameras. Though the couple broke it off in 2006 after three years of passion.

Milo Ventimiglia and Alexis Bledel on the set of Gilmore Girls
Milo Ventimiglia and Alexis Bledel on the set of Gilmore Girls

When they met on the set of Gilmore Girls, Milo Ventimiglia and Alexis Bledel, AKA Jess and Rory in the show, fell both in love with each other. Their romance lasted for 3 and a half years. In an interview for People Magazine, Alexis Bledel shared that they even started to talk about marriage. However, the couple broke it off in 2006...

Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin on the set of True Blood
Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin on the set of True Blood

To conclude, focus on the couple formed by Stephen Moyer and Anna Paquin. On one hand, there’s Bill Compton, a vampire, and on the other hand there’s Sookie Stackhouse, a waitress fascinated by vampires. And if on screen the characters are going to live a passionate love story, behind the cameras the actors also fell in love with each other. They met on the set of the show back in 2007, got engaged two years later and married in 2010. Together, they also had twins in 2012. Since then, Stephen Moyer and Anna paquin are still living their fairy tale together.

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