Playing together

Check out these celebrity couples - some old and some new - who, while stars in their own right, get a kick out of performing as duos on stage and on the big screen.

Country legends Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash first met in 1956, started performing together in the 1960s and finally tied the knot on March 1, 1968.

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Actress Lucille Ball and her husband, Cuban-born actor Desi Arnaz, pose in a convertible in a promotional portrait for the film "The Long, Long Trailer." Their comedy collaboration was also seen on the popular shows "I Love Lucy" and "The Lucy-Desi Comedy Hour." The couple divorced in 1960 but remained friends the rest of their lives.

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Married actors Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward embrace while performing together in the 1964 Broadway comedy "Baby Want a Kiss." The two met during the Broadway production of "Picnic" and were married for 50 years until Newman died in 2008.

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Musicians and activists John Lennon and Yoko Ono became symbols of peace, love and understanding in the '60s and '70s. They spent their honeymoon in 1969 in Amsterdam in a "Bed-In" for peace and later recorded "Give Peace a Chance," which became an anthem for the peace movement.

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Singers James Taylor and Carly Simon, who first met as children, made and wrote great music separately as well as together. The two divorced in 1983.

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Stars Cher and Sonny Bono did it all on their popular TV variety series "The Sonny & Cher Show." From Cher's outlandish costumes and sly putdowns to their hilarious skits and great performances, these two had chemistry.

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In 1991, Annette Bening and Warren Beatty starred together in the crime drama "Bugsy," which eventually led to love, marriage and baby carriages. The two tied the knot in 1991 and in 1994 shared the screen again in the film "Love Affair." Warren, who was a renowned ladies' man, finally settled down with Annette.

Although the 1986 film "Volunteers" reunited Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks, the couple, who have one of Hollywood's most stable marriages, first met and collaborated on the set of the TV show "Bosom Buddies." They also starred together in the romantic comedy "Sleepless in Seattle."

"Overboard" was just one of many Goldie Hawn and Kurt Russell film collaborations. Although they're not offically married, the longtime partners have been together since 1983 and have a son.

Antonio Banderas met future wife Melanie Griffith during the filming of the 1995 romantic comedy "Two Much."

Stevie Nicks peers over the shoulder of guitarist and ex-boyfriend Lindsey Buckingham. These two songbirds met in high school and their love continued to blossom as Fleetwood Mac formed. Their relationship ended in 1977, and soon afterward Stevie Nicks went solo. But in 1997 there was a Fleetwood Mac reunion, so maybe it's all water under the bridge.

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Amy Grant got a second chance at love with country singer and longtime friend Vince Gill. Rumors began in the late '90s that these two were more than friends. Guess they were true, because after divorcing their signifcant others, they walked down the aisle in 2000.

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Perhaps it was the love of music, the piano and jazz that brought Elvis Costello and Diana Krall together. Married in 2003, the two singers have collaborated on a Krall album in which she also covered one of Costello's songs. They had twin boys in 2006.

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It was all business when Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck met on the set of the 2001 film "Pearl Harbor." But it was filming the 2003 action movie "Daredevil" that brought them closer. Garner divorced first husband Scott Foley, Affleck ended it with J.Lo and the two tied the knot. The couple now have two daughters, Violet and Seraphina.

Gwen Stefani and husband Gavin Rossdale each front their own bands, but have performed with each other on stage. Gwen’s No Doubt opened for Gavin’s band, Bush, plus she did a duet with him on the band’s album “Science of Thing." They have two sons, Kingston and Zuma.

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It seems fitting that Faith Hill and Tim McGraw often perform or tour together, since that is how their love journey began. Faith was the opening act when these two huge country stars met on tour in 1996. One night, right before his performance, Tim proposed to her, but before she could say yes he was on stage, so she wrote it on the mirror. They were married in October 1996.

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Married couple Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith perform a dance number during the 2001 Academy Award-nominated film "Ali." Perhaps these two were destined to be together, because they first met in 1990 when Jada auditioned to play Will's girlfriend on "Fresh Prince of Bel-Air." She didn't get the part, but the two stayed friends and married in 1997. Away from the screen, the two have occasionally shared the stage with Will rapping, Jada singing and her band playing. Now their children, Jaden and Willow, are seeking the spotlight.

Bruce Springsteen met his current wife Patti Scialfa when she joined his E Street Band in 1984 as a backup singer. That all changed in 1991 when they got married and she became his right-hand lady. They have three children.

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Singers Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony announced in July 2011 that they were divorcing, but would still work together on a reality show hunting for Latin American musical talent. The couple have twins, Emme and Max, born in 2008.

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John Travolta and Kelly Preston appear together in the science-fiction film, "Battlefield Earth." They met on the set of the 1989 movie "The Experts" and married in September 1991. They worked together again in the film "Old Dogs." Their son, Jett, died suddenly in 2009 at the age of 16. They also have a daughter, Ella, and a son, Benjamin, born after Jett's death and when Preston was 48 years old.

Harry Hamlin and Lisa Rinna, married since 1997, moved their family from L.A. to New York for the summer of 2007 while they starred together on Broadway in the musical "Chicago." The two also showed off their quick feet on the popular reality show "Dancing With the Stars." They have two daughters together.

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R&B artist Beyonce and rap artist Jay-Z, perform their hit song "Deja Vu" at the 2006 BET Awards. They wed in 2008.

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Singer Idina Menzel and husband Taye Diggs arrive for the 2007 Songwriters Hall of Fame gala in New York City. The couple both starred in "Rent," the Broadway musical where they first met and fell in love. Their son, Walker, was born in 2009.

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Country superstars and longtime collaborators Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood wed on December 10, 2005, at their home in Oklahoma, marking the second marriage for Brooks and the third for Yearwood. Here they perform at the Washington, D.C., Live Earth concert.

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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt starred in the movie "Mr. & Mrs. Smith" in 2005, when Pitt was still married to Jennifer Aniston. In an interview with, Jolie said that the two remained "very, very good friends" from the time the movie wrapped in 2004 until after Pitt and Aniston announced their separation in January 2005. Brad and Angelina have 6 children: Maddox, Zahara, Pax, Shiloh and twins Knox and Vivienne.

Megan Fox and then-boyfriend Brian Austin Green created a PSA to speak out about the budget cuts affecting teachers and kids in California. The couple met on the set of "Hope & Faith" when he was 30 and she just 18. After an on-again, off-again relationship, they wed in June 2010.