“After 39 years as a couple we are now on separate life paths. We remain legally married, co-parents, co-workers and business partners,” Aykroyd, 59, and Dixon, 64, said in a joint statement to People.com. “This is our choice in loving friendship.”
ETOnline also confirmed the split this weekend.
EW.com said Aykroyd and Dixon met on the set of the 1983 comedy film, “Doctor Detroit,” and exchanged wedding vows later that year.
They worked together in “Twilight Zone: The Movie,” “Spies Like Us,” “The Couch Trip” and “Exit to Eden” and are the parents of three adult daughters.