Kevin Costner's 19-year marriage ends.

According to a spokesperson for the actor, Kevin Costner and Christine Baumgartner.

His wife of over 19 years, are separating. Arnold Robinson, Costner's spokesperson, said in a statement, "It is with great sadness that.

Circumstances beyond his control have transpired which have resulted in Mr.

Costner having to participate in a dissolution of marriage." Baumgartner, a model and.

Handbag designer, and Costner started dating in 1998. In 2004, they were married at his ranch in Colorado.

They share a 12-year-old daughter, two sons who are 14 and 15 years old, and two sons.

Costner, 68, the Oscar- and Emmy-winning star of the TV series "Yellowstone" and the motion pictures "Dances With Wolves.

The Bodyguard," and "Bull Durham," was married for the second time. Four adult children from prior partnerships also exist for Costner.