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15 Entertainment Industry Couples You Didn't Know Were Married (Deep Cuts Edition)

By Dustin Rowles | Mindhole Blowers | September 23, 2016 |

By Dustin Rowles | Mindhole Blowers | September 23, 2016 |


Jay Roach, the director of Austin Powers and Meet the Parents. is married to Susanna Hoffs, the lead singer of the 80s band, The Bangles.


Luc Besson fathered the child of Maïwenn Le Besco when she was just 15. Le Besco was the inspiration behind Natalie Portmans’ character in Leon. Besson, however, would leave Le Besco for Milica Jovovićh when Jovovićh was 21. Le Besco, meanwhile, would be featured in films like La Haute Tension and would later write, direct, and star in the 2011 Polisse about the Child Protection Services Unit in France dealign with sexual predators.


Victor Willis, the original lead singer of The Village People (he was the cop and/or naval officer) used to be married to Phylicia Ayers-Allen, better known as Clair Huxtable on the The Cosby Show.


Adrian Pasdar from Heroes is married to Natalie Maines, the lead singer of The Dixie Chicks.


Before her marriage to Ethan Hawke, Uma Thurman was briefly married to Gary Oldman. To marry Thurman, he actually left his wife Lesley Manville, who played Flittle (the blue one) in Maleficent.


Some know that Timothy Busfield (West Wing) is married to Melissa Gilbert (Laura Ingalls on Little House on the Prarie). However, before that, he was married to Jennifer Merwin, who is not famous, nor is her sister, Melissa Merwin, but Melissa is married to the semi-famous Joshua Malina, who worked with Busfield on The West Wing.


Not only was James Cameron married to Kathryn Bigelow (The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty), but before that, he was married to Gale Ann Hurd, who many know as the executive producer of The Walking Dead.


Speaking of The Walking Dead, though she is not married to any of them, thanks to a second marriage, Alanna Masterson — who you may know as Tara Chambler from The Walking Dead — is the half-sister of Danny and Christopher Masterson.


Everyone knows that Ione Skye used to be married to Beastie Boy Adam Horowitz. But after they divorced, Skye married singer Ben Lee (she’s got really good taste in musicians).


Before Olivia Wilde, Jason Sudeikis was married to Kay Cannon, the writer of Pitch Perfect (and a whole lot of New Girl and 30 Rock episodes).


Mia Sara, who played Sloane Peterson on Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, is married to Brian Henson, son of Jim.


1990s MTV VJ Tabitha Soren is married to Moneyball author Michael Lewis.


Michael Emerson (Lost, Person of Interest) is married to Carrie Preston (True Blood, The Good Wife). The two met on a production of “Hamlet” at the Alabama Shakespeare Festival.


Ray McKinnon — the creator of Rectify (and also a character actor in movies like Mud and shows like Sons of Anarchy) was married to Lisa Blount, who played Debra Winger’s best friend in An Officer and a Gentlemen. She also won an Oscar for Best Short Film in 2001. Her, McKinnon, and Walton Goggins (Justified) owned a production company together. Sadly, Blount passed away in 2010. (That fact makes Rectify even more devastating to watch).


Rosemarie Dewitt and Ron Livingston have been married since 2009.


Anna Camp (Pitch Perfect, The Mindy Project) was married to Michael Mosley, aka Drew Suffin is Scrubs 2.0. (Camp has more recently been connected to her PItch Perfect co-star Skylar Astin).


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