By Jennifer Arellano
Updated August 21, 2013 at 02:18 PM EDT

Rutina Wesley has filed for divorce from her husband of eight years, reports People.

The actress, who plays Tara Thornton on HBO’s True Blood, married actor Jacob Fishel in June 2005. Wesley and Fishel have no children together.

She filed for divorce on Aug. 16, according to Los Angeles County Superior Court papers. Wesley cited irreconcilable differences and has requested the judge to bar Fishel from receiving spousal support.

Wesley and Fishel were students together at New York City’s Julliard grad school.

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