Glenn Close's Marriage Over After 9 Years

Her split with her entrepreneur husband was reportedly amicable
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Sep 24, 2015 6:48 PM CDT
FILE - In this Dec. 13, 2011 file photo, actress Glenn Close and her husband David Shaw attend a special screening of "Albert Nobbs" in New York. Close and her entrepreneur husband, David Shaw, have divorced...   (Evan Agostini)
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(Newser) – Actress Glenn Close divorced her entrepreneur husband, David Shaw, after nine years of marriage. The Portland Press Herald reports that divorce filings in Maine's Cumberland County cite "irreconcilable marital difference" as the reason for the split, which became official Aug. 18. A spokesperson for Close described the divorce as amicable.

The 68-year-old Fatal Attraction star has been nominated for six Academy Awards. She has won three Emmys and three Tonys. The 64-year-old Shaw is founder and former chief executive of Idexx Laboratories. The couple spent much time at an oceanside home at Prouts Neck in Maine, and Close attended various fundraisers and events in the state. According to divorce filings, Close was living in New York and Shaw in Maine. (Read more Glenn Close stories.)

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