Bill Murray and his wife of 11 years have divorced after papers were filed in South Carolina.
The separation will see the couple's four children live with their mother, Jennifer Butler Murray, after she filed for a divorce in May.
Murray has not commented on the situation but it is alleged that she had been abused.
As a result of the divorce settlement, Ms Murray will receive the couple's home on Sullivan's Island along with their property in Hemet in California.
Murray will pay child support and will be given visitation rights.
His attorney said he was deeply saddened by the event but did not comment on allegations made by his former wife.
She claimed that he would abuse her and that he was addicted to alcohol and marijuana.
Murray is famous for his acting career which has seen him feature in films such as Ghostbusters II.
Published on: June 30, 2008