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Michelle Williams, Phil Elverum split after wedding in July

Michelle Williams, a cast member in “After the Wedding,” poses at the premiere of the film on the opening night of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 24, 2019. Michelle  and Phil Elverum have separated after less than a year of marriage. A person close to the couple who wasn’t authorized to comment on the matter confirmed the split Friday, April 19, 2019. It was first reported by People magazine. The 38-year-old Oscar-nominated actress and the 40-year-old musician were wed last July in upstate New York. (Chris Pizzello / Invision/Associated Press)
Michelle Williams, a cast member in “After the Wedding,” poses at the premiere of the film on the opening night of the 2019 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah, on Jan. 24, 2019. Michelle and Phil Elverum have separated after less than a year of marriage. A person close to the couple who wasn’t authorized to comment on the matter confirmed the split Friday, April 19, 2019. It was first reported by People magazine. The 38-year-old Oscar-nominated actress and the 40-year-old musician were wed last July in upstate New York. (Chris Pizzello / Invision/Associated Press)
By Jake Coyle Associated Press

NEW YORK – Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum have separated less than a year after marrying.

A person close to the couple who requested anonymity because they weren’t authorized to comment on the matter confirmed the split Friday. It was first reported by People magazine.

The 38-year-old Oscar-nominated actress and the 40-year-old musician were wed last July in upstate New York.

This was the first marriage for Williams, who has a daughter with the late Heath Ledger. Elverum was previously married to the late musician and illustrator Genevieve Castree, with whom he has a daughter.

Williams is currently starring in FX’s “Fosse/Verdon.” Elverum has recorded under the names the Microphones and Mount Eerie.

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