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15 Actresses Who Fell In Love With Their Director

A Hollywood actress falling in love with her director – it’s a narrative as popular as boy meets girl. Despite the fact that working on a movie is an arduous task with ridiculously long hours, there is something intoxicating about on-set romances.

A few of these hookups developed into scandalous Hollywood romances. Marriages were destroyed and families broken up. In fact, Robert Rodriguez had five children before he fell in love with actress Rose McGowan on the set of Planet Terror in 2007. Hollywood sweetheart Ingrid Bergman was forced to live abroad and denounced by the Catholic Church after her romance with Roberto Rossellini became public.

But not all of these relationships started in scandal. In fact, there are a few that have even stood the test of time. Read on to learn more about these 15 behind-the-scenes Hollywood romance tales of directors and their respective female leads.

We also have a list of movies where the director directs his wife.