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Anthony Hopkins, wife divorcing after 29 years

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Anthony Hopkins is divorcing his wife, Jenny, after 29 years of marriage.

A spokeswoman for the Family Division of the High Court in London said Friday that the actor and his wife, who've been separated for several years, were granted a divorce decree on Tuesday, but gave no further details. Under British law, the divorce will become final in six weeks.

Hopkins, 64, now lives in the United States, while his wife remains in England.

The couple married in 1973, after Hopkins was divorced from his first wife, Petronella, with whom he has a daughter. But the marriage broke down several years ago, and the star since has had a number of relationships.

"I live a separate life and am not very good with any relationships — with anyone," Hopkins said in an interview last year. "I can't be locked up with anyone for too long."

Hopkins, who won a best-actor Oscar for playing Hannibal Lecter in 1991's "The Silence of the Lambs," was born in Wales but became a U.S. citizen two years ago and lives in Los Angeles. He reprised the role in last year's "Hannibal."

His spokesman declined to comment on the divorce.