The star of the Showtime series “Dexter” has announced that he and his wife and co-star Jennifer Carpenter will divorce after two years of marriage.
Hall, 39 and Carpenter, 31 met on the “Dexter” set and had been secretly dating for over a year. Carpenter plays the serial killer’s sister on the show but the two had been secretly dating for over a year before they announced their surprise nuptials.
The two were married after eloping on New Years Eve of 2009 and remained together through Hall’s battle with Hodgkin’s lymphoma earlier this year.
News of the split came the day after Carpenter attended the finale party for the fifth season of “Dexter” without Hall, Access Hollywood repots.
The couple released a joint statement to EW.com stating: “Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall have filed for divorce,” Though no reason for the split has been given, both parties claim that the split was an amicable one.