Divorce

Dennis Quaid's wife files for divorce after 12 years

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2011 file photo, actor Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly Buffington Quaid arrive for the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.  Kimberly filed for divorce on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Kimberly Quaid’s filing seeks joint legal custody of their 8-year-old twins, as well as spousal support. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)

FILE - In this Jan. 16, 2011 file photo, actor Dennis Quaid and his wife Kimberly Buffington Quaid arrive for the Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif. Kimberly filed for divorce on Monday, June 27, 2016 in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Kimberly Quaid’s filing seeks joint legal custody of their 8-year-old twins, as well as spousal support. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)  (The Associated Press)

Actor Dennis Quaid's nearly 12-year marriage is coming to an end.

Quaid's wife, Kimberly, filed for divorce Monday in Los Angeles Superior Court, citing irreconcilable differences. Her filing seeks joint legal custody of their 8-year-old twins as well as spousal support.

The Quaids were married on July 4, 2004, and the filing says they separated Monday.

Dennis Quaid has a prolific acting career dating to the late 1970s, starring in 1983 film "The Right Stuff" and the 2004 movie "The Day After Tomorrow."

The filing was first reported Tuesday by celebrity website TMZ.

Quaid has been married three times, including to actress Meg Ryan.

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