Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard Separate After Nearly 30 Years

Couple split nearly two years ago

View Comments (
)
|
Email
|
Print

    NEWSLETTERS

    TK
    Getty Images
    "American Horror Story" actress Jessica Lange and playwright beau Sam Shepard called it quits -- two years ago.

    Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard have separated after nearly 30 years together.

    A publicist for Lange confirmed the split Monday. People magazine first reported the separation, saying the actors concluded their relationship almost two years ago.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Golden Globes 2012: And The Movie Nominees Are…

    The 62-year-old Lange and the 68-year-old Shepard had been together since 1982. They have two grown children together.

    Lange won Oscars for her roles in "Tootsie" and "Blue Sky." She's starring in the FX series "American Horror Story." She was nominated for a Golden Globe last week.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: All Access: 'New Year's Eve' LA Premiere

    Shepard recently starred as Butch Cassidy in the film "Blackthorn." He also is a playwright and author whose play "Buried Child" won a Pulitzer Prize.

    Lange previously was married to ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. Shepard previously was married to actress O-Lan Jones.

    Copyright 2011 by Associated Press. All rights reserved.This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Behind The Scenes: Kellan Lutz & Ashley Greene In 'A Warrior's Heart'

    Related Content from AccessHollywood.com:
    VIEW THE PHOTOS: Stars Step Out For GQ's 2011 'Men Of The Year' Party

    PLAY IT NOW: Inside Kobe Bryant's Divorce: What Went Wrong?
    PLAY IT NOW: MovieMantz Reviews: 2011 Holiday Movie Forecast

    More from Access: [ Jessica Lange Break-Ups 'American Horror Story' ]