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When life imitates art: Celebrities who fell in love on set

We check out all the stars who fell head over heels on set.

By Chloe Lal
The story of the moment Heath Ledger fell in love with Michelle Williams is so Hollywood, it could be its own movie!
In commemoration of the 10th anniversary of Brokeback Mountain, cast and crew have shared their memories from the iconic 2005 film.
Screenwriter Diana Ossana, who won an Oscar for her work on the film, was lucky enough to witness firsthand the chemistry between Heath Ledger and Michelle Williams for the very first time.
"The first day we filmed that scene where Michelle’s character is on the toboggan and falls off the sled, and Ennis is with her - they’re laughing," she told Out magazine, naming Heath’s character of Ennis Del Mar. "Well, on the third take, Michelle fell off the sled, and at the bottom of the hill she was crying. She'd twisted her knee, and we had to call someone to take her to the hospital."
She continued: "Heath was not about to let her go alone, and as he was getting into the vehicle with her he was smoothing her hair back. I remember him looking at her, and she looking up at him with these wide eyes. She was almost startled by the attention he was giving her, but you could see it every day from thereon. For him it was truly love at first sight. He was so taken with her."
The setting allowed the two actors, who would eventually welcome daughter Matilda in 2005, to get to know each other.
"It was an intimate project in that way. We’d wake up and make breakfast for each other, and hang out. Heath and Michelle fell in love. It was a really special, special time," Jake Gyllenhaal told the publication.
Inspired by Heath and Michelle’s beautiful on-set romance - we take a look at the celebrities who have mixed business with pleasure and, not surprisingly, there’s a lot of them! We look at our top Hollywood romances that have blossomed on-set.

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