Casey Affleck, Wife File For Divorce After 11 Years

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Summer Phoenix and Casey Affleck

After a almost two-year separation, actress Summer Phoenix has reportedly filed for divorce from actor and Cambridge native Casey Affleck.

According to court documents obtained by ET, the 38-year-old actress is seeking spousal support, as well as joint legal and physical custody of their two sons - 12-year-old IN and 9-year-old Atticus.

The Oscar-winning Manchester by the Sea star, 41, and the 38-year-old actress announced in March of 2016 that they were separating.

At the time of their break-up, Casey's representative issued a statement which read: "Casey Affleck and Summer Phoenix have amicably separated".

Casey and Summer were introduced to each other by the latter's brother in the mid-1990s.

Affleck, who turns 42 on August 12, is the younger brother of film star Ben Affleck. They have two sons, Indiana August and Atticus. In the docs, she requests joint physical and legal custody of the boys. Summer appeared on several television series including Airwolf, Murder, She Wrote and Growing Pains. The two had married in June 2006.

Remains that this divorce marks the end of a very nice couple.

Oscar victor Affleck, 41, and model-actress Phoenix, 38, were introduced by Phoenix's older brother, actor Joaquin Phoenix, in 2000.



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