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Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman announce separation

10/08/2012 by Kristina Lopez

Danny DeVito and Rhea Perlman have separated after 30 years.

The 67-year-old actor's spokesperson confirmed the split to ABCNews.com on Monday, October 8.

DeVito and Perlman, 64, married in January 1982. The couple has three children together, Lucy, 29, Grace, 27 and Jacob Daniel, 25. Lucy DeVito, pictured above with her parents at the premiere of "The Lorax" in February, is also an actress who has a recurring role "Melissa & Joey."

DeVito and Perlman met after Perlman saw "The Shrinking Bride" on Broadway, which starred DeVito, according to ABC News. The couple lived together for 12 years before getting married. The couple worked together on TV's "Taxi" from 1978 to 1982. The two recently appeared on the red carpet together in late August with daughter Lucy at the premiere of "Sleepwalk With Me" in Los Angeles.

The couple also founded the production company Jersey Films, which produced movies like "Pulp Fiction," "Get Shorty," "Erin Brockovich," "Garden State" and "Freedom Writers."

DeVito and Perlman starred together in the 1996 film "Matilda," which DeVito also directed. The actor currently appears on the FX series "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia."

Perlman recently had a guest spot on "Hot in Cleveland" and "Wilfred." The actress had a recurring role on "Hung." She appears in the film "The Sessions" with Helen Hunt.

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