Brendan Fraser and his wife, Afton, are ending their 9-year marriage.

"They continue to maintain a close and caring friendship," the actor's publicist, Ina Treciokas, said Wednesday in a statement.

The couple wed in 1998 and have three children.

Fraser, 39, has starred in the "Mummy" films, "Gods and Monsters" and "George of the Jungle."