We know most of these famous faces by first (or last) names alone. But who did they get along famously with? Here’s a look at some of the most awesomely unexpected friendships between the most awesomely iconic people of yesteryear.
Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick
Andy Warhol’s greatest muse was the “Poor Little Rich Girl” Edie Sedgwick. The two were often seen at parties, Sedgwick becoming a fixture of the Factory, and starring in many of Warhol’s films.
Salvador Dali and Walt Disney
We’ll take ‘Creative Friendships of Epic Proportions’ for $1000, please.
Young Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin
How cute is this? Elijah Wood and Macaulay Culkin became friends on set of some movie named The Good Son in 1993.
Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash
Johnny Cash once described Elvis as “a kid full of fun”. Cash also wrote him a song called Get Rhythm.
Robert Redford and Paul Newman
Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid enjoying a game of ping pong in 1968. Wishing we were there.
Bianca Jagger and Andy Warhol
The artsy, jet-set duo enjoyed many a New York City night at Studio 54..
Jennifer Aniston and Chaz Bono
Jennifer Aniston and Chaz Bono went to high school together. This photo is from 1987 in the locker room at New York’s High School of Performing Arts.
George Harrison and Bob Marley
After this meeting in 1975 backstage at the Roxy Theatre in Los Angeles, California, Harrison would be forever known as “Ras Beatle”. True story.