Amy Poehler and Will Arnett
09/07/2012 AT 06:15 AM EDT
09/06/2012 AT 07:00 PM EDT
and Will Arnett
are calling it quits.
The comedic stars, who wed in August 2003
, are ending their marriage, a rep for both actors confirms to PEOPLE.
The pair have seen happier times.
In 2005, the Parks and Recreation
star, 40, told PEOPLE
, "He makes me feel very safe. You can have a lot of adventures if you have someone by your side."
Arnett, 42, who currently stars on
NBC's Up All Night
, said that
he "immediately had a talent crush" on Poehler.
"The first time I saw her onstage, I said, 'I'm gonna marry that girl,' " he told PEOPLE
The couple are parents to two sons
, 3½, and Abel
This marriage was the first for Poehler. Arnett was previously married to Penelope Ann Miller.