updated 09/11/2010 AT 4:00 PM ET
•originally published 09/12/2010 AT 9:00 AM ET
“Getting married was the best thing I’ve ever done,” Fox tells PEOPLE at the Toronto International Film Festival premiere of Passion Play on Friday. “I married my best friend. I’m so lucky to get to be with him every day, and he’s my protector. I feel so safe and happy and completed.”
For his part, Green, 37, knows that Fox, 24, was the person he was meant to marry – even if it took a while.