Celebrity friendships can be so wholesome. There's nothing better than seeing two actors you love on screen actually bro out in real life, or finding out the two talk show hosts you've loved to watch for years are actually besties who spend the holidays together. We found our favorite celebrity best friend duos - with some trios - and we think you'll like them, too.
Sir Patrick Stewart And Sir Ian McKellen
Both of these knighted actors are superstars in their own right. In 2000, while filming as enemies for X-Men, the two similarly aged British actors would hang out frequently together in their neighboring trailers, according to Hollywood Reporter. They became so close that 10+ years later, McKellen actually officiated Stewart's wedding!
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Octavia Spencer And Melissa McCarthy
Academy Award-winning actress Octavia Spencer and Emmy award-winning comedian Melissa McCarthy have been best friends for upwards of 20 years. According to McCarthy's Instagram, Spencer even caught the bouquet at her wedding! In 2021, they co-starred in a superhero film titled Thunder Force.
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Tina Fey And Amy Poehler
Comedy legends Tina Fey and Amy Poehler have been friends for almost 30 years, dating back to their days in comedy in the city of Chicago, according to Distractify. They have since hosted numerous Golden Globes together, and frequently still act in movies or on TV as a dynamic duo, like in Mean Girls or Sisters.11810Love these BFFs?
Matt Damon And Ben Affleck
These two stars go way, way back - all the way to grade school in Cambridge, Massachusetts! (Source: Insider) Since their adolescence, they've been pals. They even co-wrote the epic film Good Will Hunting together back in 1997. According to Affleck's Instagram, they're still as close as can be to this day.9512Love these BFFs?