NEW YORK — Jessica Lange and Sam Shepard have separated after nearly 30 years together.
A publicist for Lange confirmed the split Monday. People magazine first reported the separation, saying the actors concluded their relationship almost two years ago.
The 62-year-old Lange and the 68-year-old Shepard had been together since 1982. They have two grown children together.
Shepard recently starred as Butch Cassidy in the film “Blackthorn.” He also is a playwright and author whose play “Buried Child” won a Pulitzer Prize.
Lange previously was married to ballet dancer Mikhail Baryshnikov. Shepard previously was married to actress O-Lan Jones.
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