Regardless of success and all that it entails, Hollywood has its dangers in matters of love: temptations, turbulent pasts, excesses, crazy parties, egos, competitiveness … And, as the media inform us, the result is separations and divorces perennial. In this way, it seems very difficult for a relationship to last a long time in the film world.
Although the magazines of the heart “enjoy” the breakups of many Hollywood couples, we “break a lance” in favor of those who still enjoy a happy life together and with the wind in their sails. Who are the lucky ones?
Kirk Douglas and Anne Buydens (63 years of marriage)
Michael Douglas ‘s father, known for great movie myths like Paths of Glory or Spartacus, flaunts one of those marriages that make all believers of love proud. Su idyll with German actress Anne Buydens has been going on for 63 years. While the actor’s son has been associated with many scandals, an outright perversion and several problems with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Kirk Douglas continues to prove that love wins over everything.
Meryl Streep and Don Gummer (37 years old)
If you didn’t know, the goddess of cinema of the last four decades is happily married. The lucky one who has been close to her during the Oscars (four) and the nominations (twenty) is Don Gummer, a sculptor who managed to marry the actress in 1978, when she was only 29 and was starting to make her way. “You have to listen to your couple’s problems, their suggestions and advice, as well as accept that you can’t always be right. Dialogue is the key to a happy marriage, ” Meryl Streep confessed to the New Zealand Women’s Weekly newspaper .
Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman (age 35)
Do you remember the movie Matilda ? Danny DeVito, the little – great actor known to all, in addition to directing the film, played the child’s father, together with Rhea Perlman, who was her mother. Turns out… these two are a couple in real life too! And not just any couple, but one of the longest running marriages in Hollywood with more than 30 years together. Their life has not always been rosy and they have always managed to survive crises.
Michael J. Fox and Tracy Pollan (age 29)
The protagonist of Back to the Future also enjoys one of those long-lived marriages that have faced multiple obstacles. The actor married his current wife during the running-in of the Robert Zemeckis trilogy and together they continue to cope with Fox ‘s Parkinson’s disease . The couple’s secret is that the family comes above any professional success. In The Michael J. Fox Show we can see a reflection of this life starting with fictional characters.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson (29 years old)
Tom Hanks is one of the most admired and loved actors for decades. However, his fame didn’t stop him from taking on a more stable life with actress Rita Wilson, which allowed him to be totally happy. Almost 30 years after the wedding, Hanks continues in love like his wife’s first day, so he’s told the media more than once. Together they have overcome a cancer in the breast of the interpreter and his Instagram page speaks for itself.
Michelle Pfeiffer and David E. Kelley (age 24)
One of the most desired actresses during the 80s and 90s and one of those who maintain a completely stable marriage. Specifically, since 1993, halfway through her success. The lucky one was television producer David E. Kelley, creator of television booms like Chicago Hope or Ally McBeal .
Hugh Jackman and Deborra Lee Furness (age 21)
Australian actors married since 1996. More than twenty years have passed and they have shown solid love, despite constant innuendo that they tried to undermine the relationship. Although it seems impossible, the first obstacle they had to overcome in front of public opinion was the age difference (13 years), a fact that they themselves have ignored with their decades of love. If they don’t care, why should others bother?
Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick (20 years old)
A relationship that highlights the differences between fiction and reality. The actress, used to collecting boyfriends in the Sex and The City series, found her personal Mr. Big twenty years ago, a year after the birth of the famous HBO show . Since then, her marriage to Matthew Broderick has turned into one of the most stable in Hollywood. For the actress, “you have to be with someone who believes in you 100%. If this is missing, it is not worth it. ” Well said!
Will Smith and Jada Pinkett (20 years old)
Will Smith wowed audiences with The Prince of Bel-Air. Today, transformed into an incredible actor who turned comedy to drama (and what dramas), he too enjoys a love story that comes from afar. For twenty years, the interpreter of In Search of Happiness has shared his life with Jada Pinkett. Since then, Will Smith ended the series that launched him to the skies and began a life of success and possibility. However, he didn’t hesitate to make the decision to marry the love of his life.
Incredible, isn’t it? Any person would expect that in the Hollywood world there is only a parade of ephemeral relationships constantly. While it might seem like the general law, there are many couples who have survived. Some of them are the greatest exponents of today’s cinema!