Noah Rev, Josh Lucas and Jessica Ciencin Henriquez
01/24/2014 AT 08:45 PM EST
and his wife, Jessica Ciencin Henriquez, are calling it quits after almost two years of marriage, PEOPLE has confirmed.
"She filed for divorce in New York this month," a source tells PEOPLE, remaining mum about the reason for the split.
The actor, 42, and Henriquez, 28, a writer
, met through a chance encounter
at a dog park in 2011.
"It was one of those weird ... classic New York meetings," Henriquez later told the Huffington Post
. "I don't believe in love at first sight at all, but lightning definitely struck."
Becoming engaged six weeks later, after Henriquez opened up about the cervical cancer she was fighting
, the couple quietly wed
in New York City's Conservatory Garden in March 2012.
"We were at his apartment and I remember thinking, 'I have to tell him or I have to walk away, because this is something big and this could be a relationship,'" she said at the time. "I just blurted out. 'I'm sick,' and he was the first person I told."
"Well that's going to be a problem for me," Lucas replied. "Because I'm already in this."
"I felt like there was a 100 percent commitment and support during the whole thing. I was falling in love with him while I was starting treatment," adds Henriquez.
In June 2012, the couple welcomed a son
, Noah Rev.
"Everyone says it's the greatest adventure you'll ever have and I'm amazed at how much I'm loving it," the Sweet Home Alabama
star told PEOPLE that December
A rep for Lucas has not commented.
Reporting by KC BAKER