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Tate Donovan broke off his engagement from Jennifer Aniston in April, 1998. They had been engaged for 4 months. Tate Donovan is currently available.

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Tate Donovan

Entertainment - Actor

Why Famous: Jimmy Cooper on the "O.C."

Age: 53 (b. 9/25/1963)

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Jennifer Aniston

Entertainment - Actress

Why Famous: Rachel Greene of Friends, television show

Age: 47 (b. 2/11/1969)

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Relationship Timeline

Event Start Date Length
Dating 11/1995 2.1 years
Engaged 1998 4 months
Broken Engagement 4/1998 --
 Total2.4 years

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Where and/or how did Tate Donovan and Jennifer Aniston meet?

They were introduced through mutual pals in November 1995.

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Other Relationship Information about Tate Donovan and Jennifer Aniston:

Donovan guest-starred as Aniston's love interest on "Friends" for eight episodes in early 1998.

Donovan was wary about dating another household name after going through chaos with Sandra Bullock. After only a month of dating, they broke up, only to get back together three weeks later.

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Classic Quotes by Tate Donovan and Jennifer Aniston about their relationship:

"She likes top-notch hotels and luxury, and I like bed and breakfasts and riding my bike. That's the most shallow version of it, but it's indicative of our personalities". Tate Donovan
"When we met, it was like this instant click. That had never happened to me before." Jennifer Aniston 11/17/1997
"It was torture [when she guest-starred on 'Partners' as Jon Cryers love interest]. All she did was make out with the guy. It was totally weird." Tate Donovan 11/17/1997
"All Jennifer wants is for me to write her a song, and I cannot come up with one." Tate Donovan 11/17/1997
"He's so real, so honest, so funny, so kind and considerate. He's all these things meshed into one perfect guy." Jennifer Aniston 8/11/1997
"[I] didn't know who she was. I'd never seen 'Friends.'" Tate Donovan 8/11/1997
"Literally, our second date, there were video cameras everywhere, and I was like, 'I'm out of here.'" Tate Donovan 8/11/1997
"I definitely want to get married; she definitely wants to get married. There are no proposals or anything, not yet, but we definitely think about it." Tate Donovan 8/11/1997
"There's nothing to report. You have to take more time to get to know someone...[But] I have always been somebody that really wants to be married." Jennifer Aniston 8/11/1997

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