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List of celebrities who were once roommates ranked by fame and popularity. Several famous people have been roommates with other celebrities. Some decided to live together while they were struggling actors, while others were assigned to each other when they went to college. Some famous roommates even lived together while they were working on successful television shows.

Who are the most famous celebrities who were roommates? Matt Damon and Ben Affleck top our list. The Boston natives are childhood friends. Affleck and Damon decided to live together while they were working on the screenplay for Good Will Hunting. The film went on to win several Oscar's including one for Best Original Screenplay, propelling Damon and Affleck into super-stardom. Other famous collaborators who lived together include Owen Wilson and Wes Anderson, Michelle Williams and Ryan Gosling, and Dustin Hoffman and Gene Hackman.

Another Good Will Hunting actor had a famous roommate. Robin Williams and Superman star Christopher Reeve were roommates at Juilliard. They became great lifelong friends, and after Reeve's suffered his paralyzing accident in 1995, Williams vowed to pay for any hospital costs that weren't covered by Reeve's insurance.

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Ryan Gosling is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates
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Ryan Gosling and Justin Timberlake were roomates when they were both starring on Disney's "Mickey Mouse Club."  The boys were only 11 years old at the time, and Timberlake's mother was actually Gosling's legal guardian because his own mother had to work in Canada.

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Age: 36

Birthplace: London, Canada

Profession: Activist, Musician, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Restaurateur, + more

Credits: Drive, Crazy, Stupid, Love., The Big Short, + more

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Conan O'Brien is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates
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Conan O'Brien was roommates with "Curb Your Enthusiasm" actor Jeff Garlin when they were struggling comics in Chicago. 

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Age: 53

Birthplace: Brookline, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Talk show host, Comedian, Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter, + more

Credits: Late Night with Conan O'Brien, Saturday Night Live, Carson on TCM, Conan

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Connie Britton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates
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"Friday Night Lights" actress Connie Britton and "Parenthood" actress Lauren Graham lived together in an empty house when they were struggling actresses.

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Age: 50

Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Profession: Television producer, Actor, Singer

Credits: Nashville, Friday Night Lights, Spin City, Me and Earl and the Dying Girl

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Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Celebrities Who Were Once Roommates
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Before Adam Sandler moved to New York to star on "Saturday Night Live," he shared a Los Angeles apartment with writer/director Judd Apatow. Sandler later appeared on Apatow's short-lived series "Undeclared," and the former roommates also teamed up for the 2009 film Funny People.

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Age: 50

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Profession: Songwriter, Comedian, Television producer, Musician, Film Producer, + more

Credits: Grown Ups 2, Grown Ups, Big Daddy, Happy Gilmore

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