Built to Last: Hollywood's Most Enduring Couples

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  • Wyclef Jean
  • Robert DeNiro
  • Ruby Dee, Ossie Davis
  • Blair Underwood
  • Barack Obama, Michelle Obama
  • Will Smith, Jada Pinkett Smith
  • David Bowie, Iman
  • Denzel Washington, Pauletta Pearson-Washington
  • Bill Cosby
  • Holly Robinson Peete
  • Boris Kodjoe, Nicole Ari Parker
  • Chris Rock
  • Ice-T, Coco Austin
  • Samuel L. Jackson
  • Courtney B. Vance, Angela Bassett
  • Ice Cube

Blair Underwood and Desiree DaCosta

Like a scene from a romantic comedy, Underwood started his marriage to DaCosta off right by proposing on the moonlit streets of Paris by repeating their favorite love phrase: "Girl, I sure like having you around." Cut to 20 years later, and Desiree doesn't seem to be going anywhere. The couple have three children, the eldest of whom was named after the city where Blair popped the question. 

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