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October 10th, 2010 12:05pm EDT

Ben HarperBen Harper has filed for divorce from his actress wife Laura Dern.

The Grammy winner filed divorce papers in Los Angeles on Friday citing irreconcilable differences.

According to, Harper has asked a judge to deny the "Jurassic Park" actress spousal support and claims that the couple split in January.

He is seeking joint legal and physical custody of the pair's two children, Ellery and Jaya.

Dern and Harper married in 2005 after dating for five years.


Ben Harper

Photo Credits: Sylvain Gaboury / PR Photos

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