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Actress Kelly Macdonald, Travis Bassist Douglas Payne Have Separated

Kelly Macdonald and Douglas Payne
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Kelly Macdonald and Douglas Payne of Travis attend the premiere of the final season of "Boardwalk Empire" at Ziegfeld Theatre on Sept. 3, 2014 in New York City.  

A publicist for Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald says she and her husband, musician Douglas Payne, have separated.

Macdonald is known for her roles in movies including TrainspottingGosford ParkNanny McPhee and No Country For Old Men -- as well as TV. She appeared in HBO's Boardwalk Empire for five seasons, receiving both Emmy and Golden Globe nominations. Payne is the bassist for the Scottish band Travis.

Publicist Craig Bankey issued a statement to The Associated Press on Saturday (Sept. 16) saying that although the couple would have preferred to keep the information private, they separated several months ago, and are united in parenting their two children. They ask that their privacy be respected.


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