Sofia Coppola, that is, who Spike married on June 26, 1999. He'd known her for 10 years before that, as they met on the set of a Sonic Youth music video, but despite their experience and deep friendship, the marriage ended on December 5, 2003.
The pair never worked together. "We're not made to be collaborators," she once told the Guardian. "But we usually read each other's screenplays and talk about them, and both of us understand when one of us is wiped out, or what it's like to wait for an actor to respond to a script."