The actress files in Los Angeles the paperwork on marital dissolution, citing “irreconcilable differences.”
The American star, who played Joan Holloway in Mad Men’s television drama, cited “irreconcilable differences” in legal papers filed on Friday in Los Angeles.
Hendricks, 44, identified the separation date of the couple as April 19, 2019, while she confirmed her split in October with fellow actor Arend, 41.
She also pleaded to be reinstated to her maiden name, Hendricks.
After her Mad Men co-star Vincent Kartheiser introduced the couple decided to get married in October 2009.
In a joint statement on Instagram, they announced their divorce which read: “We fell in love twelve years ago and became partners. We joined our two amazing families, had countless laughs, made wonderful friends, and were blessed with incredible opportunities.”
They posted:”Today we take our next step together, but on separate paths. We will always be grateful for the love we’ve shared and will always work together to raise our two beautiful dogs.”
“We will be taking time to rediscover ourselves in this transition and we thank you for your patience and support in giving us the space to do so.” they added.
Hendricks had been nominated for six straight years of Mad Men for the Emmy Awards, and now appears in the Good Girls NBC crime drama, Madam. Secretary, Arend appeared at the CBS drama.


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