Metcalf and Roth divorcing

Sept. 21, 2011 at 12:26 AM
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LOS ANGELES, Sept. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Matt Roth has filed for divorce from actress Laurie Metcalf, his partner of 18 years, court records show.

TMZ reported the news Tuesday.

Roth cited irreconcilable differences as the cause for the split after six years of marriage. He said they separated in 2008, TMZ reported.

The couple are the parents of sons Will, 17, and Donovan, 11, and daughter Mae, 6.

Metcalf played Jackie on TV's "Roseanne," while Roth played the recurring role of Jackie's abusive boyfriend Fisher.

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