After nearly 40 years of marriage, Dan Aykroyd and Donna Dixon separated.

Dan Aykroyd will keep in touch with Donna Dixon to maintain their "loving friendship".

According to the couple, Dixon, 69, and the "Blues Brothers" star are legally married and continue to have a "loving friendship".

Aykroyd, 64, and Dixon, 64 got married in 1983, shortly after they met.

Dan Aykroyd, Donna Dixon and "Spies like Us" 1985.

In a 2014 interview with The Tampa Bay Times, the Ghostbuster previously spoke out about his relationship to Dixon.

Aykroyd stated, "You have to find the right person -- look at them in the eyes, have them look back and get to know their soul."

She is a Southern woman who is compassionate and does not mind dealing with boys from time-to-time."