Rick Fox’s portrayal of Glenn, Bernadette’s former professor and ex-boyfriend, brought a touch of drama to The Big Bang Theory when he encountered Howard and Bernadette at a panel on global warming. Beyond his acting career, Rick is renowned as a Canadian actor and a former basketball player for esteemed teams like the Boston Celtics and Los Angeles Lakers.
In 1999, he entered into a power couple partnership by marrying the multitalented actress, singer, and former Miss America winner, Vanessa Williams. Their union resulted in the birth of their now 17-year-old daughter. They ended up divorcing in 2004 and about a decade later, Vanessa married businessman Jim Skrip, adding another layer of love and happiness to her life.
Keith Carradine and Hayley DuMond
Keith Carradine’s time on The Big Bang Theory was short but sweet. He came on as Penny’s father Wyatt. Keith comes from a family of actors, as the whole Carradine family, his father, and four brothers, are all actors. Carradine has had roles in many other television shows such as Fargo and Madam Secretary.
He is married to Hayley DuMond, an actress who has appeared in House Hunting and The Hunter’s Moon. The couple got together in 1997, when they met on the set of The Hunter’s Moon. They were married in 2006. Carradine has three children from former relationships.
Steven Yeun and Joana Pak
In a brief but memorable role, Steven Yeun, widely recognized for his acclaimed portrayal in The Walking Dead, portrayed Sheldon's former roommate on The Big Bang Theory. Although his time on the show was limited to the first season, Steven left a lasting impression as the character who warned Leonard to "run fast."
Off-screen, Steven found love and happiness in his personal life. In 2016, he tied the knot with his wife Joana Pak, celebrating their union with a traditional and breathtaking Korean wedding ceremony. The couple's joy multiplied the following year when they welcomed their precious baby boy into the world on St. Patrick's Day.
Wil Wheaton and Anne Wheaton
Will Wheaton's portrayal of himself on The Big Bang Theory began with a rocky start, as he initially clashed with Sheldon and his friends. However, as the series progressed, their relationship evolved into a close friendship. In the real world, Will rose to fame with his role in the beloved film Stand By Me, directed by Rob Reiner, and even had a spell on Star Trek.
His real-life partner, Anne Prince, is also an actress, having appeared in notable works such as Sharknado and Tabletop. Together, they form a talented duo, sharing a passion for the entertainment industry and supporting each other in their respective careers.
Laurie Metcalf and Matt Roth
Laurie Metcalf's portrayal of Sheldon's devout and overbearing Christian mother, Mary Cooper, garnered recognition and praise from audiences. However, she is perhaps best known for her iconic role as Jackie Harris in the beloved sitcom Roseanne. In a twist of fate, Laurie found love with her Roseanne co-star, Matt Roth, who played her character's abusive on-screen boyfriend.
Their on-set romance spilled over into real life, and they tied the knot in 1993. Tragically, their relationship didn't stand the test of time, and they divorced in 2014. Despite the end of their marriage, they remain dedicated parents to their three children—a daughter and two sons—who continue to be a source of joy and pride in their lives.