Glenn Close splits from husband David Shaw

2015-09-25 18:00

Maine - Actress Glenn Close and her entrepreneur husband, David Shaw, have divorced after nine years of marriage.

The Portland Press Herald reports that divorce filings in Maine's Cumberland County cite "irreconcilable marital difference" as the reason for the divorce, which became official on 18 August.

A spokesperson for Close described the divorce as amicable.

The 68-year-old Fatal Attraction star has been nominated for six Academy Awards. She has won three Emmys and three Tonys.

The 64-year-old Shaw is founder and former chief executive of Idexx Laboratories, based in Westbrook.

The couple spent much time at an oceanside home at Prouts Neck in Scarborough, Maine, and Close attended various fundraisers and events in Maine. According to divorce filings, Close was living in New York and Shaw in Maine.

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