Jessica Lange, Sam Shepard split ‘2 years ago’

Last Updated: Dec 20, 2011, 16:49 PM IST

Washington: American Horror Story star Jessica Lange has separated from her long time partner, playwright and actor Sam Shepard.

The actress’ representative has confirmed the news of their break-up, the US magazine reported.

“They separated a little less than two years ago,” a source was quoted as saying.

Lange and Shepard had been dating since 1982 and have two children together-- daughter Hannah and son Samuel.

Lange, a two-time Oscar winner, had recently been nominated for a Golden Globe and Screen Actors Guild award.