Ricky Schroder and wife split after 24 years

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  • The couple met in 1990
  • They have reportedly been apart since June

(CNN)"NYPD Blue" star Ricky Schroder and his wife Andrea are divorcing.

Andrea Schroder has filed for divorce weeks before the couple's 24th wedding anniversary, People reported.
    The couple met in her native Calgary in 1990 when Schroder was filming a movie there.
    The "Silver Spoons" star went on to have four children with his wife and they braved some tough times as a family.
    In 2007, their eldest son Holden was hit by a truck while riding his dirt bike near their family home in Topanga, California.
    "There is nothing harder that we've been through," Andrea told People in 2008 of the accident which left their son deaf in one ear.
    The couple reportedly separated in June.