18 series actors who were in a relationship… before playing one

Many love stories are born on the set of series, particularly between actors and actresses embodying couples. And sometimes it’s the other way around! Back to all those times when fiction joined reality.

Update: This article “The Big Bang Theory, Teen Wolf: 18 TV actors who were in a relationship before playing one” was released on February 20, 2019 on Serieously.

Camila Mendes and Charles Melton (Riverdale)

After Cole Sprouse and Lili Reinhart, another love story was born on the sets of Riverdale, between Camila Mendes and Charles Melton. The respective interpreters of Veronica and Reggie formalized their couple on social networks a few months before the birth of Veggie in season 3 of the show.

Jennifer Aniston and Tate Donovan (Friends)

Did you know that Jennifer Aniston and Tate Donovan dated before Friends ? The couple had a two-and-a-half-year romance in the mid-90s. They had just broken up when they had to play lovers in season 4. Remember, Rachel Green has a crush on a certain Joshua for a few episodes… “It was hard to act as if we had just met and played the couple who gradually fall in love as we parted ways” Tate Donovan told US Weekly.

Crystal Reed (Allison) and Daniel Sharman (Isaac) started dating in 2011, long before their respective characters on the show. They are enemies in season 2 of Teen Wolfand only gradually come together during the third burst of episodes.

fans ofUgly Betty remember Rick Fox as Dwayne, the devilishly sexy bodyguard/lover of Wilhelmina Slater in season 2. But the actor is above all the ex-husband of Vanessa Williams! They even have a daughter together.

Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki (The Big Bang Theory)

If Penny and Leonard played around for a long time in the first seasons of TBBTtheir interpreters Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki began dating in 2007 – the year the series started. They had a rather publicized relationship for some time, before ending it.

There’s no denying the chemistry between Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder from the start of Vampire Diaries, however it is necessary to wait a little while before their characters take the plunge. Yes, Elena first had a passionate romance with the vampire played by Paul Wesley! On the other hand, Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder fell for each other quite quickly, long being the subject of rumors in the tabloid press, before *more or less* confirming that they were together at the 2011 MuchMusic Awards Either before season 3 of The Vampire Diariesthe real ones know.

Jessica Szohr and Ed Westwick (gossip girl)

The respective interpreters of Vanessa Abrams and Chuck Bass met on the set of gossip girl and had an off-set romance. Their characters briefly dated in Season 2…and fans just forget about it.

Todd Grinnell and India de Beaufort (As the days go by)

Season 3 ofAs the days go by (One Day at a Time in the original version) introduced a new couple: Schneider and Avery. The latter is played by actress India de Beaufort, who is none other than the wife of Todd Grinnell (Schneider) in real life. No wonder they share such on-screen chemistry!

Jessica Stroup and Dustin Milligan (90210)

At the end of season 1, Silver and Ethan flirt together, gradually seeing the birth of a love triangle since the young woman is in a relationship with Dixon at the same time. However, the departure of the actor who plays Ethan will cut short all that. The reality is quite different since Jessica Stroup and Dustin Milligan lived a two-year love story, which started before that of their characters.

18 series actors who were in a relationship… before playing one