Sam Elliott And Katharine Ross "Then and Now" Photos That Tell A Lot About Their Love

Let’s be honest, Hollywood and marriages just don’t get along. However, some couples prove us otherwise, like Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, and Chrissy Teigen and John Legend. But there is one couple that definitely is the longest and strongest of all, and we are talking about Sam Elliott And Katharine Ross.

1. This couple has been together for 34 years, and they still look in love, just like at the beginning of their relationship.

2. Of course, they have had ups and downs as any other marriage, but luckily they have known how to deal with their issues.

3. Currently, Elliot is 74, and Ross 79. Both built their careers separately, and met each other in 1978 while filming the horror movie ‘The Legacy’.

4. In said film, they portrayed Pete and Maggie respectively. The movie plot is about a couple who starts experiencing strange things.

5. While filming this movie they had the opportunity of getting to know each other better. However, Elliott said that he actually met her a decade before.

6. Elliott had a small role in ‘Butch Cassidy’, but at that moment he was too shy to approach the actress, so he didn’t even try to talk to her.

7. At that moment, Elliott felt intimidated by Ross, who already was a popular actress. According to him, ‘she was the leading lady. I was a shadow on the wall’.

8. Ross only wasn’t five years older than Elliott, but also had been married four times while the actor had never been married before.

9. In 1979, Ross got the divorce, and in 1984 she married to the real love of her life, Elliot. Also, they welcomed her daughter, Cleo Rose, on that same year.

10. This couple gives a lot of importance to their marriage and to the time they spend as a couple, even postponing projects just to share more time together.

11. In 1985, Elliott almost gave up his role as Cher’s boyfriend in the movie ‘Mask,’ just because he was on his honeymoon trip.

12. In that occasion, Elliot said to his agent that he wasn’t going to stop his honeymoon just to do a test for the role.

13. However, Ross wasn’t going to let him miss that great opportunity, so she pulled up a plan that everyone would like.

14. That night, Ross called Elliott’s agent and told him that she was going to make sure her husband would get back on time for the audition.

15. Nowadays, they are a pretty close couple, and also both are the great and loving parents of their daughter, the singer Cleo Rose.

16. Cleo Rose recently posted a picture of her with her parents at age 6 and told that her mom and she are always talking when pictures are taken.

17. This beautiful couple still works on their relationship, and in 2017 they worked together again in the movie ‘The Hero,’ a Western film.

18. In this movie, Ross plays Elliotts’ ex-wife, and the connection between them was something pretty evident.

19. Ross truly believes that doing this kind of things with his husband is something that brings them closer.

20. The actress once said: ‘You’ve got your creative juices flowing together. It’s not about the dirty dishes in the sink or whether you’ve picked something up at the laundry.’

21. Also, they recognize that being a couple who works in the entertainment business is no easy thing.

22. Even the strongest couples have a hard time trying to deal with all the drama that involves Hollywood, but they are doing well.

23. Elliott once said: ‘We have a common sensibility, but we also work at being together. You work past the s–t; you don’t walk away from it.’

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24. Despite all their years of marriage, they still do things for each other and don’t let the romanticism to end.

25. Elliott thinks that what makes a marriage work is mutual love and mutual respect, so we could say that’s the key for a successful marriage.

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Now tell us, what do you think about Elliot’ and Ross’ marriage? They have taught us that it is possible to live a ‘happily ever after’ if you work hard for it. If you enjoyed this article, share it with your friends so they can learn about this story as well. Also, we invite you to read our related articles and stay tuned for more interesting content like this.

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