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Michael C. Hall divorce has him alone among fellow Golden Globe nominees

Golden Globe nominee Michael C. Hall divorce The Michael C. Hall divorce plans announced just ahead of the "Dexter" actor's Golden Globe nomination Tuesday finds him the lone nominee in his category without a long-term partner lined up to walk the red carpet.

"Boardwalk Empire" star Steve Buscemi has been married to Jo Andres since 1987. They have a son, Lucian, born in 1990.

Bryan Cranston of "Breaking Bad" met second wife Robin Dearden when she made an appearance on his 1984-87 show "Airwolf." Daughter Taylor was born in 1993.

Hugh Laurie has been married to Jo Green since 1989, with sons Charlie and Bill born in 1988 and '89 and a daughter, Rebecca, arriving in 1993.

And though his "Mad Men" character is gearing up for a second trip to the altar, Jon Hamm has never been married, though he and actress Jennifer Westfeldt have been together for more than a decade.

"I don't have the marriage chip," Hamm told Parade in July.

Hall and Jennifer Carpenter, his wife of two years, play brother and sister on the Showtime series. He was nominated Tuesday for best television actor in a drama, the category he won in 2010. Reps confirmed their plan to split, saying the two have been "separated for some time."

Hall rallied against cancer last year to take home his trophy; comparatively, divorce should be a breeze.

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Photo: Michael C. Hall with his Golden Globe for best performance by an actor in a television drama on Jan. 17, 2010. Hall wore the hat because he'd recently undergone treatment for lymphoma. Credit: Kirk McKoy / Los Angeles Times.

 


'Dexter' stars Michael C. Hall, Jennifer Carpenter file for divorce

Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall file for divorce On-screen siblings and real-life husband and wife Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter are calling it quits.

"Having been separated for some time, Jennifer Carpenter and Michael C. Hall have filed for divorce," reps for both stars told EW.com.

The actors, who met on the Showtime set, have been married for two years. As a couple, they weathered Hall's cancer diagnosis and treatment. 

At the end of November, Carpenter spoke with the Los Angeles Times about her and Hall's odd navigation of their brother-sister relationship on screen, despite being lovers in real life.

"We were just friends, and it was very easy to be friends," she said. "We were both surprised when this other thing happened. We did a lot of talking about it -- can we kiss, what will that mean, will we damage the credibility of our characters? We were very practical. But in the end, the heart wanted what the heart wanted."

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Photo: Michael C. Hall and Jennifer Carpenter at the 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards. Credit: Associated Press


Michael C. Hall of 'Dexter' recovering from cancer

Michael c hall Michael C. Hall, star of Showtime's "Dexter" and, before that, HBO's "Six Feet Under," has been fighting cancer -- Hodgkin's lymphoma, specifically -- and is recovering now that the disease is in remission, he revealed today in a statement.

Hodgkin's lymphoma is one of the most curable types of cancer, according to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It is most likely to be diagnosed in people in their 20s or 30s, becoming less common in middle age and more common again after 60.

"I feel fortunate to have been diagnosed with an imminently treatable and curable condition," said Hall, who is 38. "I thank my doctors and nurses for their expertise and care."

He'll continue with scheduled treatments, he said -- and the Golden Globe nominee will also attend that award show Sunday ...

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