Michelle Williams, Phil Elverum split after wedding in July

Michelle Williams and musician Phil Elverum have separated less than a year after marrying

NEW YORK -- Michelle Williams and Phil Elverum have separated less than a year after marrying.

A person close to the couple who requested anonymity because they werent authorized to comment on the matter confirmed the split Friday. It was first reported by People magazine.

This was the first marriage for Williams, who has a daughter with the late Heath Ledger. Elverum was previously married to the late musician and illustrator Genevieve Castree, which whom he has a daughter.

Williams is currently starring in FXs Fosse/Verdon. Elverum has recorded under the names the Microphones and Mount Eerie.