There are plenty of unsuspecting friendships in Hollywood; some are surprising, while others not so much, especially for actors who’ve starred on a series together. These working relationships can last years! Plus there’s the fact of and just how ‘small’ Hollywood’s social scene really is, but what is more interesting are those who knew each other before fame was ever a factor. Check out these 9 celebrities who were friends before they ever starred on a show together!
9. Phoebe Tonkin and Claire Holt
These two Australian actresses are most famous for their work together on The Vampire Dairies and then The Originals where they played on-screen enemies. What many people don’t know is that not only are they actually friends in real life, they’ve known each other for a long time! Phoebe Tonkin and Claire Holt first met back in 2006 on the set of H2O: Just Add Water, a show about mermaids. After a 12 year friendship, they were reunited on the set of both CW shows. A true sign of their friendship, they lived next door to one another when they moved from Australia to Los Angeles. A quick scroll through either of their social media showed these two hung out a lot together both on and off screen!