10 Legendary Love Pairs of the 1970s

Farrah Fawcett and Lee Majors married in 1973 when Fawcett was an up-and-coming actress. They divorced in 1982, after Fawcett found success on Charlie's Angels.

Farrah Fawcett and Lee Majors

Jack Nicholson and The Mamas & the Papas singer Michelle Phillips dated in the early '70s. Phillips was previously married to Nicholson's friend, Dennis Hooper.

Jack Nicholson and Michelle Phillips

Raquel Welch and Joe Namath briefly dated in 1972. The New York Jets quarterback escorted the recently divorced actress to the Academy Awards that year.

Raquel Welch and Joe Namath

Warren Beatty and Julie Christie, Hollywood's "It" couple, dated until 1973. Beatty later praised Christie, calling her a remarkable person and remaining close friends.

Warren Beatty and Julie Christie

Jane Fonda married French director Roger Vadim in 1965. Together for eight years, they had one child before splitting in 1973. Vadim had previously dated many famous actresses.

Jane Fonda and Roger Vadim

Sally Field and Burt Reynolds met on the set of Smokey and the Bandit in 1977. The couple dated on and off for three years, becoming one of the '70s favorite pairs.

Sally Field and Burt Reynolds

Diane Keaton began dating Warren Beatty in 1978 after her romance with Al Pacino ended. Beatty cast her in his 1981 film, Reds, solidifying their brief but notable relationship.

Diane Keaton and Warren Beatty

Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg were together from 1968 until 1980. The English model and French singer had one daughter and were frequently in the public eye during their relationship.

Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg

Katharine Ross and Sam Elliott fell in love while filming The Legacy in 1978. They married in 1984 and have been together ever since, marking Ross's fifth marriage.

Katharine Ross and Sam Elliott

Sylvester Stallone married his first wife, Sasha Czack, in 1974 before his Rocky fame. The couple divorced in 1985 after Stallone's career took off two years into their marriage.

Sylvester Stallone and Sasha Czack