Entertainment Movies 20 Adorable Throwback Photos from Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr.'s Early Days The couple, who share daughter Charlotte and son Rocky, wed on Sept. 1, 2002 By Andrea Wurzburger Updated on September 1, 2022 12:35 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Trending Videos 01 of 20 Jim Smeal/Ron Galella/Getty In Hollywood, a relationship that spans two decades is pretty much unheard of, but Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. have defied the odds. 02 of 20 Ron Galella/Getty The couple met while filming the 1997 scary movie, I Know What You Did Last Summer, but wouldn't start dating until 2000. 03 of 20 Mirek Towski/DMI/The LIFE Picture Collection via Getty In fact, Sarah Michelle Gellar told PEOPLE in 2002, "We had made plans for dinner with a mutual friend and the person canceled. We decided to have dinner anyway and never looked back." 04 of 20 Getty They've never been afraid to show a little PDA. Here, the pair share some champagne and a smooch at the 2000 MTV Movie Awards. 05 of 20 KMazur/WireImage And they courted the Kiss Cam while on a date at the New York Knicks game in May 2000. 06 of 20 KMazur/WireImage Get you someone who looks at you the way Freddie Prinze Jr. looks at his wife. 07 of 20 Kevin Winter/Getty Or the way Sarah Michelle Gellar looks at her husband. 08 of 20 Ron Galella/Getty Look! Over there! It's the world's cutest couple! 09 of 20 Ron Galella/Getty Just kidding, that title goes to Freddie and Sarah. 10 of 20 KMazur/WireImage They've stuck together through thick and thin ... and that time Prinze Jr. bleached his hair. 11 of 20 SGranitz/WireImage They even managed to get through Prinze Jr. chopping all of his beautiful hair off. 12 of 20 Getty Feeling foxy? In 2002, the pair visited with Arctic foxes in San Diego, California. Couples who wear matching red hoodies together, stay together apparently! 13 of 20 SGranitz/WireImage The pair have acted together since being on the set of I Know What You Did Last Summer in 1997. They even starred as famous cartoon couple, Fred and Daphne, in the live-action Scooby-Doo in 2002. 14 of 20 WireImage And again when they teamed up for the sequel, Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed in 2004. 15 of 20 Christian JENTZ/Gamma-Rapho via Getty What makes their relationship so strong? They're friends first. "We were friends for a good two years before we went on a date. She knew what kind of guy I was," Prinze Jr. told E! News. "She knew what my morals were, what my priorities were and vice versa. We already kind of knew all the faults in the other person." 16 of 20 WireImage Prinze Jr. opened up to InStyle about the key to a happy marriage. "Sarah and I still make each other laugh, which is really important," he said. "When I say certain things to Sarah, and I see the look on her face, I know she loves me. And I live for that look, you know?" 17 of 20 Theo Wargo/WireImage Freddie always has her back. "I love you not only for what you are, but for what I am when I am with you," Gellar wrote on Instagram in honor of the couple's 13th wedding anniversary. "I love you not only for what you have made of yourself, but for what you are making of me." 18 of 20 Getty By 2006, the pair were old pros at having the best time on the red carpet. 19 of 20 Evan Agostini/Getty Gellar joked on Instagram, "Thank you @realfreddieprinze for being almost a foot taller than me, so that no matter the picture, I never have a double chin." Now that is a serious #RelationshipGoal. 20 of 20 Freddie Prinze Jr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar. Getty Stay adorable, you two!