Blythe Danner and Bruce Paltrow exchanged got married in 1969.The couple first met when Bruce began directing stage productions in New York City in the late 1960s.You could see a sadness in each of their eyes." Paltrow, 41, opened up in a June 2013 interview with Glamour UK about her parents' marriage and how they made it work for 33 years before his death in 2002."I asked my dad once, 'How did you and Mom stay married for 33 years?That was probably the only scene I was a little nervous about ...because my husband has been gone for 13 years.''As June [Squibb] says [in the film], 'When you've had the best, the heck with the rest,' and that's kind of my attitude about it all.'' The 'Meet the Fockers' actress previously admitted wished she had someone special to share her life with. It would be great if somebody fell in from the sky...because you do get lonely as you get older.' And he said, 'Well, we never wanted to get divorced at the same time,'" she said. "When two people throw in the towel at the same time, then you break up, but if one person's saying, 'Come on, we can do this,' you carry on." Paltrow and the Coldplay frontman did indeed decide to throw in the towel Tuesday by announcing the end of their 10-year marriage via the blond beauty's lifestyle site, Goop.
I just felt it was of the utmost importance to do this.I get so annoyed with Americans always picking on these names. I mean, there are Plums and Pears and Marigolds and all kinds of wonderful floral and vegetarian names in England, but we're very judgmental in this country.Gwyneth was a friend of mine in first grade and she was English and she had this wonderful accent and I was just fascinated with it. Danner, now 72, filmed the episode, “Etude in Black,” in 1972 – the same year Gwyneth was born. Other images from the same episode show the same uncanny resemblance between Danner and her daughter. There’s something for everyone, with the possible exception of cretins who don’t appreciate great writing, casting, directing and especially acting.I saw that [the issue of head and neck cancer] had not gotten into the mainstream media, and I know that Bruce would want me to get this message out—that's the kind of guy he was.He was always curious and informing people about so many things. I thought I would like to see the number of these cancers come down. All of my effort went into putting one foot in front of the other and carrying on.Gwyneth's Paltrow's mom Blythe Danner did not take her daughter and Chris Martin's "uncoupling" news too well. She loves Chris," a source told Us Weekly of the 71-year-old actress."She begged Gwyneth not to end it, that he's a good man.The 'I'll See You In My Dreams' star said: ''I've had a couple of blind dates, but I haven't had a [serious] date and I'm not really shopping for another relationship.'' Blythe even finds it difficult to kiss another actor on set.The former school teacher, who had to lock lips with 70-year-old actor Sam Elliott in her new film, told PEOPLE.com: ''I was a little nervous.