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This May 7, 2012 file photo shows actors Will Arnett and Amy Poehler arriving at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute gala benefit in New York. - Provided courtesy of AP / Charles Sykes, file

Amy Poehler and Will Arnett separate after 9 years

09/06/2012 by Olivia Allin

"Parks and Recreation" star Amy Poehler and "Up All Night" star Will Arnett have separated after 9 years of marriage.

The pair's rep confirmed the split to OTRC.com on September 6, 2012. The 40-year-old comic actress and Arnett, 42, are parents to young sons Archie, 3, and Abel, 2.

Poehler and Arnett have appeared opposite in films like "Blades of Glory," "Horton Hears a Who!," "On Broadway," "Spring Breakdown" and "Monsters vs. Aliens." They also had cameos in each other's TV shows - Poehler appeared in five episodes of "Arrested Development" and Arnett appeared on a 2010 episode of "Parks and Recreation."

Poehler is a former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and has appeared with her former co-star, Fey, in the 2008 comedy "Baby Mama" and the 2004 Lindsay Lohan movie "Mean Girls." Poehler received two Emmy nods for her roles on "Saturday Night Live" is nominated for two Emmy Awards for "Parks and Recreation," in the Outstanding Lead Actress and Outstanding Writing categories.

Arnett is nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actor for his recurring role on the sitcom "30 Rock."

The Canadian-born actor is perhaps best known for his role as "George "Gob" Bluth II" on the cult comedy series "Arrested Development," which ran between 2003 and 2006. He also starred on the short-lived show "Running Wilde."

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