09:03 PM EDT 08/24/2014
Originally posted 08/03/2014 07:00AM
If you're a Hollywood star, your childhood friends usually have a limited number of roles available to play. They can be a loyal sidekick, your crew's comical mascot, or maybe the personal assistant who will eventually take you down in a bloodless celebrity coup.
But for a lucky few stars, the people they grew up with became celebrities themselves, with their own fans, their own love interests and their own trending topics.
It must be a welcome surprise. After all, it's lonely at the top, but it's a little less lonely when your childhood friends are there, too.
In honor of International Friendship Day – commonly celebrated on the first Sunday in August – we're rounding up the celeb pairs who have known each other since before they were famous.
Originally posted 06/13/2014 10:45AM
The Batman cape belongs to Ben Affleck now, so Michael Keaton has found a new superhero to play on the big screen. His name is Birdman.
Originally posted 04/18/2014 03:20PM
Three weeks after announcing her separation from Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow seems to be doing just fine.
Originally posted 04/18/2014 11:10AM
The Duchess wore a chic white design to the Royal Easter Show in Australia
Originally posted 02/24/2014 11:30AM
And the presenters are ...
Originally posted 01/15/2014 07:00AM
One day before the Oscar nominations are to be announced for what Hollywood did best last year, the Golden Raspberry – or Razzie Award – people have announced their contenders for those filmmakers who collectively slipped on a banana peel in 2013.
Originally posted 12/17/2013 11:05AM
The family that swims together, stays together.
Or so it seemed on Monday, when Naomi Watts hit the beach with her partner, Liev Schreiber, and their two sons, Kai and Sasha.
Wearing an animal-print swimsuit, the 45-year-old actress showed off her toned physique as she splashed in the surf at Bondi Beach, in her native Australia.
Originally posted 11/09/2013 12:00PM
Take outfit inspiration from Natalie Portman, Nikki Reed and Naomi Watts
Originally posted 11/08/2013 03:15PM
Thor returns with his mighty hammer and a lighthearted sense of humor, while About Time makes for solid rom-com fun.
PEOPLE's critic weighs in on what to see and what to skip at the movies this weekend.
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