By Laura Hertzfeld
February 16, 2012 at 12:00 PM EST

Oscar winner Marcia Gay Harden has filed for divorce from her husband, Thaddaeus Scheel, People reports.

“For the sake of the couple’s three children, Harden would like to request that the family’s privacy be respected at this time,” Harden’s rep told People in a statement. “No further comments will be made on this matter, and we thank you for your understanding.”

Harden won an Oscar for her supporting actress performance in 2000’s Pollock.