Monica Bellucci and Vincent Cassel Separate
08/27/2013 AT 10:55 AM EDT
The Italian actress, 48, and the French actor, 46, met in 1996 while filming the French film The Apartment. They married three years later and have two daughters – Deva, 8, and Léonie, 3.
Bellucci, a former model, starred in the Matrix sequels and also played Mary Magdalene in The Passion of the Christ. Cassel is best known in the U.S. for his work in Ocean's Twelve and Ocean's Thirteen, and in Black Swan.
Both of their reps confirmed the split, with Cassel's saying the separation is "by mutual agreement."