Ioan Gruffudd leaves wife Alice Evans after 20 years together

Lawrence Kim
January 27, 2021

According to US Weekly, the actors met on the set of 102 Dalmatians in 1999. I think it's how one acknowledges there's no returning to what existed before. "Thank you for respecting our privacy". The tweet has since been deleted.

Liar star Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans with one of their daughters (Credit: What happened with Ioan Gruffudd and Alice Evans? They share two daughters Ella, 11, and Elsie, 7.

The British-American star, originally from New Jersey in the USA, moved to the United Kingdom and spent her childhood in Bristol.

"Sad news. My beloved husband/soulmate of 20 years, Ioan Gruffudd, has announced he is to leave his family, starting next week", Evans, 49, wrote in a since-deleted tweet on January 25. The pair went on to date and got engaged in 2006, tying the knot the following year. Evans added that she and her daughters "are very confused and sad". "We were not entitled to more explanation, except thathe doesn't love me anymore".

Ioan and Alice at the Fantastic Four premiere in 2005. "When we announced that we were engaged, a lot of people told us that things can get complicated when two actors get married, because there is a lot of ego at stake, explained the hero of Fantastic four to the magazine Who. But we have a fantastic relationship".

Their children were both conceived through IVF, with Alice writing candidly about her fertility struggles in the hope it would help others.

She continued: "And then he was called onto set and I had three hours" wait, then he came back nearly in tears and said: "My god, I'm sorry I said that, it is an extraordinary coincidence".

Alice was among the woman who accused Miramax producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual misconduct.

Alice frequently updates fans with images of her family and credits Piers Morgan's journalist wife Celia Walden, actress Joanne Froggatt and socialite Lady Victoria Hervey as her close friends.

The wife of Fantastic Four star Ioan Gruffudd says the actor has made a decision to end their 13-year marriage.

Gruffudd - who now stars on the Australian drama Harrow and is also known for his roles in Titanic and King Arthur - tied the knot with Evans, an English actress who has appeared in series like LOST and The Originals, in September 2007.

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