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David Duchovny, Téa Leoni divorcing, report says

Actors David Duchovny and Tea Leoni filed for

Actors David Duchovny and Tea Leoni filed for divorce in June 2014, three years after announcing their separation. Credit: John Shearer

After separating in 2008, reconciling and then separating again in 2011, actors David Duchovny and Téa Leoni are divorcing

Neither were commenting Sunday following a report at that former "The X-Files" and "Californication" star Duchovny, 54, had filed divorce papers in June. The site did not specify whether the divorce was finalized, a process that can take months.

The terms of the divorce give Duchovny and Leoni, 48 -- whose CBS political drama "Madam Secretary" premieres Sept. 21 -- joint custody of their two children, with Leoni having primary physical custody. Both parents live on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

The documents state that Duchovny pays $8,333 a month in child support, expenses including summer camp, private school and college, and $40,000 a month in spousal support, TMZ said.

The couple married with similarly little public notice in May 1997, after a low-key four-month courtship. Their wedding ceremony took place in the garden of Manhattan's Grace Church School, which Duchovny had attended through eighth grade and where his mother, Margaret, worked as an administrator. It was the actor's first marriage. Leoni, under her birth name of Elizabeth Téa Pantaleoni, had married TV-commercial producer Neil Joseph Tardio Jr. in Hope, New Jersey, in 1991. The two later divorced.

Duchovny -- who received two Emmy Award nominations for the science-fiction FBI procedural "The X-Files" and other nominations as Guest Actor in a Comedy Series ("The Larry Sanders Show," "Life with Bonnie") -- and Leoni have a daughter, Madelaine West, 15, and a son, Kyd Miller, 12.

Leoni starred in the 1992-1993 Fox comedy "Flying Blind" and 1995-1998 ABC/NBC comedy "The Naked Truth," and has had prominent roles in movies including 1992's "A League of Their Own," 1995's "Bad Boys," 2001's "Jurassic Park III" and 2011's "Tower Heist."

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