12/27/2007 at 09:00 AM EST
Brendan Fraser and his wife Afton, married since 1998, are going their separate ways.
star, 39, announced through his publicist Wednesday that the couple are ending their marriage.
"They continue to maintain a close and caring friendship," representative Ina Treciokas said in a statement, the Associated Press reports.
The Frasers have three children: Griffin
, Holden and Leland.