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Is Grey's Anatomy star Juliet Mills still married to Maxwell Caulfield?

The Hollywood couple married in 1980


Actress Juliet Mills and actor Maxwell Caulfield attend the 2021 Outfest Los Angeles LGBTQ Film Festival in 2021.
Megan Bull
TV Writer
6 April 2023
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Juliet Mills is joining the cast of Grey's Anatomy! Famed for her work in Avanti!, Passions and Hot In Cleveland, the actress is no stranger to Hollywood. The daughter of acting legend Sir John Mills and playwright, Mary Hayley Bell, she grew up surrounded by actors, including Rex Harrison and Vivien Leigh, plus she's now married to one – Maxwell Caulfield. Keep reading for all the details on their 43-year marriage. 

Maxwell Caulfield in a suit and Juliet Mills wearing a metallic dress at the "Grease II" New York Premiere© Getty
The couple married in 1980 when Juliet was 39 and Maxwell was 21

Best-known for his leading role in Grease 2, Maxwell Caulfield has also starred in Electric Dreams, The Boys Next Door, Empire Records and Emmerdale. The couple first met and later married when Maxwell was 21 and Juliet was 39, which initially sparked some criticism. He is a stepfather to Juliet's children, Melissa and Sean, from her previous marriages. 

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"Everybody is always interested in the fact that I am married to someone who is a lot younger than I am…" Juliet reflected. "There are no rules, and that's what I believe because age doesn't really matter. If you meet someone that you're really close to, someone that you love, stick with that."

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Asked if it was love at first sight for them, in 2019, Juliet told Mail Online: "I suppose so. We were instant friends, immediately attracted. I believe in reincarnation and I believe I'd known Maxwell in another life. It was like saying, 'Oh hello, there you are.'" 

"It was a full-blown romance," added Maxwell. "There was a connection on a psychic level. It was instantaneous for us both." 

Juliet Mills wearing a leopard print blazer and Maxwell Caulfield wearing a blue blazer and navy striped shirt at a TCM event in 2022. © Getty
The couple have been married for 43 years

Their wedding was the "most romantic ever," according to Juliet, and Maxwell had organized the whole thing: "He planned our wedding too. It was the most romantic ever – at sunrise on a clifftop overlooking the Pacific." 

Maxwell Caulfield and Juliet Mills attend the "Grease: Rise Of The Pink Ladies" Premiere at Hollywood Legion Theater on March 29, 2023© Jesse Grant
Maxwell and Juliet live in Ojai, California

As of 2019, the couple have been living in Ojai, California. "We moved to Ojai, an hour and a half's drive outside Los Angeles, to have a bigger garden" Juliet revealed to Mail Online. "We grow fruit and I have a rose garden."

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