No 10 - Kevin Bacon & Kyra Sedgwick
Married: September 4, 1988 – present
Duration: 26 years
How you know them: She’s The Closer. He’s the baby-faced star of FOX’s The Following, along with dozens—hundreds? thousands?—of movies like Footloose, Apollo 13, and Mystic River.
N0 9 - Michael J. Fox & Tracy Pollan
Married: July 16, 1988 – present Duration: 26 years
How you know them: He’s played Marty McFly, Alex P. Keaton, and many more all-American wiseasses. She’s a film and TV actress whose most notable role was playing Fox’s girlfriend on Family Ties. They’re both heavily involved in funding research for Parkinson’s Disease, which Fox has been battling since 1991.
No 8 - Tom Hanks & Rita Wilson
Married: April 30, 1988 – present Duration: 26 years
How you know them: He’s in every movie you’ve ever loved, plus Bosom Buddies. She’s Editor-at-Large for HuffPo50 and a prolific actress herself, most recently appearing as the high-maintenance Evie on HBO’s Girls.
No 7 - Jamie Lee Curtis & Christopher Guest
Married: December 18, 1984 – present Duration: almost 30 years
How you know them: She’s a TV and movie star, as well as the spokeswoman for Activia yogurt. He’s the brilliant director of improvised comedies like Waiting for Guffman and Best in Show.
No 6 - Keith Richards & Patti Hansen
Married: December 18, 1983 (his 40th birthday) – present
Duration: about 31 years
How you know them: She’s a model and two-time cancer survivor. He’s the hard-living lead guitarist for the Rolling Stones. Together, they have two daughters, Theodora and Alexandra, also models.
No 5 - Ozzy & Sharon Osbourne
Married: July 4, 1982 – present
Duration: 32 years
How you know them: She’s a rock manager and the bawdy, delightful co-host of The Talk. He’s the Prince of Darkness.
No 4 - Danny DeVito & Rhea Perlman
Married: January 28, 1982 – present
Duration: 32 years
How you know them: She’s Carla Tortelli from Cheers. He’s Louie DePalma from Taxi. Together, they’re your favorite five-foot comedy couple.
The diminutive pair hooked up in 1971 during a cast dinner for a play, The Shrinking Bride, in which DeVito played a stable boy. They moved in together after two weeks, then dated for 11 years before tying the knot. (Fun fact: Their wedding march was "I'm in the Mood for Love" from The Little Rascals.) With the exception of a brief—and alarming!—separation in 2012, they’ve been going strong ever since.
No 3 - Johnny Cash & June Carter
Married: May 1, 1968 - May 15, 2003 (her death)
Duration: 35 years How you know them: How can you not? Country music royalty, the 2005’s hit film Walk the Line was based largely on their marriage. Partners in life and on stage, he passed just four months after her death in 2003.
No 2 - Mel Brooks & Anne Bancroft
Married: August 5, 1964 - June 6, 2005 (her death)
Duration: about 41 years
How you know them: He’s an iconic funnyman, the writer and director of comedy masterpieces like Blazing Saddles and Young Frankenstein. She was a two-time Tony Award winner and five-time Oscar nominee, who won the award for her role as Annie Sullivan in The Miracle Worker. Her most memorable part, however? The Graduate's Mrs. Robinson, of course.
No 1 - Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward
Married: January 29, 1958 – September 26, 2008 (his death)
Duration: 50 years
How you know them: He was the handsome, universally beloved star of classic films like Cool Hand Luke and Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. She’s an Oscar winner (for Three Faces of Eve) and philanthropist.
How they met: The story goes that a young Newman was living in New York with his two children and then-wife, Jackie Witte, when he scored a part in a play called Picnic. Woodward was the leading lady’s understudy. The actors grew to love each other’s company, but remained friends until Newman left Witte (whom he divorced in 1957). According to reports, Newman struggled with the circumstances, but shut down nosy reporters by claiming, “It’s simply nobody’s business.”
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Pitt and Jolie married in 2014 after 10 years together.
Robert Offer, Jolie's lawyer, said she had filed for the dissolution of the marriage "for the health of the family".
Jolie cited irreconcilable differences in legal documents filed on Monday, the celebrity news website TMZ said.