The job of an actor is to act. To act is to be things they’re not in real life, even if it means to play siblings with your object of love. Here’s a list of 10 real-life couples who were on-screen siblings.
1# Barry Williams and Maureen McCormick
The Brady Bunch’s plot revolves around the family of three sisters and three brothers as they end up becoming step-siblings when their parents get married. Two of those step-siblings were played by. Wry and Maureen at a time when they were dating each other in real life. The two left the producers worried about their chemistry as siblings on camera being affected because of their romantic relationship.
2# Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
Amy and will have acted in quite a few films and even songs together. Sometimes they play the role of a married couple, sometimes they would be lovers but there was also a time when they played the role of siblings in the film Blades Of Glory. In this film, Amy and will were an ice skating brother-sister duo who are the winners of the film.
3# Ian Somerhalder and Maggie Grace
Ian Somerhalder and Maggie Grace assets of the show Lost. The relationship with you during the shoot and we had a lot of chemistry but they were not playing each other’s love interest on the show. Instead, they were playing the role of step-siblings. The two continued the relationship even after the show got over.
4# Katherine Heigl and Jason Behr
Katherine Heigl and Jason Behr were dating back in 1999 while they were working together. In fact, oddly they were playing the role of siblings in the show called Roswell. The two were together for quite some time and even engaged for a while until they broke up in 2001.
5# Emily VanCamp and Dave Annable
In the show Brothers & Sisters, Emily VanCamp and Dave Annable played the role of half-siblings. Emily plays the role of Rebecca and Dave plays the role of Justin in the show. But the two started dating soon after they met on the sets of the show. And this is not the only time Emily VanCamp dated her on-screen sibling. Keep reading to find more about this.
6# Lauren Graham and Peter Krause
Lauren Graham and Peter Krause are husband and wife today and have worked together in multiple shows. But back in 2010, when they were already in a loving romantic relationship, they worked together on the show Parenthood. In this show, they played the role of siblings and did a pretty good job at it. The two are still happily married so it is safe to say that playing siblings on-screen couldn’t hamper their relationship the least bit.
7# Shannon Doherty and Jason Priestley
Shannon Doherty and Jason Priestley were both twins on the show Beverly Hills 90210 which was very popular on TV. There was a lot of hooking up amongst the cast of the show but this story took the cake as it’s borderline creepy for people to see the twins on screen with the knowledge that they’re dating each other in real life.
8# Emily VanCamp and Chris Patt
Emily and Chris play the role of siblings in the show Everwood at a time when they were dating each other in real life. Greg Berlanti, who was the executive producer of both Everwood and Brothers & Sisters, found it hilarious that it happened with Emily not once but twice. Eventually, Emily and Chris broke up in 2007.
9# Jennifer Grey and Matthew Broderick
Jennifer Grey and Matthew Broderick played the role of siblings in the show Ferris Bueller’s Day Off. In the show, they were siblings who were also rivals. But off-screen, the two were very much in love and in a serious relationship at the time and naturally had a hard time remaining in character. They were also engaged but broke it off and didn’t actually get married.
10# Selena Gomez and David Henrie
In the famous Disney show called Wizards of The Waverly Place, Selena and David were brother and sister. They were very young and went out on a few dates together. The two have been close throughout their lives, even after the show was over. Selena is now super successful and David is a family man with two beautiful children.