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Desperate Housewives' Brenda Strong has filed for a divorce, her rep confirmed to TVGuide.com.

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"It is with great difficulty that we have decided to file for dissolution of our marriage. We are grateful for the years we've shared and our beautiful son," Strong said in a statement. "We hope that the media will respect our privacy during this transition."

Strong, who stars as the series' narrator Mary Alice Young, filed a divorce petition from husband Tom Henri in a L.A. County Superior Court citing irreconcilable differences, reports TMZ.

Strong and Henri, a yoga instructor, have been married since 1989 and have a teenage son together.