Meryl Streep’s daughter Grace was secretly married to David Strathairn’s son…?

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Meryl Streep rather famously has one of the strongest and longest-lasting marriages in Hollywood. She’s been married to Don Gummer since 1978. No drama, no rumors, no gossip. He’s a sculptor and artist and they met shortly after Meryl’s fiance John Cazale passed away. Meryl and Don have four kids, all of whom are adults now. And it feels like their kids haven’t been able to replicate their parents’ famously stable marriage? Mamie Gummer quietly divorced her first husband Benjamin Walker in 2013 after less than two years of marriage. Now it’s Grace Gummer’s turn for a quiet divorce, only no one really knew she was married!

“Mr. Robot” star Grace Gummer is waving the white flag on her marriage — she’s just filed for divorce. Meryl Streep’s daughter filed docs Monday in L.A. Superior Court to end things with her husband, Tay Strathairn … according to court records.

Grace and Tay, a keyboardist, did not have any children together … which should make the divorce way less complicated. It’s not clear what led to the split.

The estranged couple first met as kids way back in 1993 on the set of their parents’ film, “The River Wild.” Meryl and David Strathairn starred in the flick as husband and wife. Grace is best known for playing Dominique DiPierro on “Mr. Robot” … and also for her roles in “The Newsroom,” and “American Horror Story.”

[From TMZ]

From what I’ve seen, both Mamie and Grace are very talented actresses. And they both married the wrong dudes, I guess. But it’s sort of bonkers that Meryl Streep’s daughter was secretly married to… David Strathairn’s son? And now they’re getting divorced? Whew.

This is Tay. He looks nothing like his father, wtf.

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  1. JustSaying says:

    “No drama, no rumors, no gossip.”

    … You mean other than the rumors of her having a torrid affair with Jack Nicholson on the set of Ironweed?

    • Tiffany says:

      And I don’t think the one with Nicholson was the only one.

    • Fleur says:

      Jack Nicholson?! I don’t get why so many women are into him. Even in his young jack era, I’d still give him a nope. Serious question- can anyone explain It?

    • J says:

      afaik it’s a not-very-well-kept secret that Meryl sometimes gets with her co-worker while she’s on the job and that she and Don have an understanding.

      she’s talked before about how they’re “children of the 60s/70s” so it wouldn’t surprise me if that applied to their relationship style as well.

  2. Mabs A'Mabbin says:

    Maybe it was predestined. With such a “perfect” mother, I bet the daughters have nurtured quite an iron will lol. But they are talented, no question.

  3. nicegirl says:

    Huh. I’m down for more Gummer gal gossip.

  4. dogmom says:

    David Strathairn is a smokin’ hottie. That’s all I’ve got!

  5. Lauren says:

    Seriously this dude is ONLY 39!!! He looks like he is fifty. Clearly lived a lot in his 39 years

  6. RedWeatherTiger says:

    I feel bad for anyone who has to name a child with a last name like “Gummer.” Reminds me of the killer in “Silence of the Lambs.”

    • K says:

      “Mamie Gummer” has got to be the least glamorous name I’ve ever heard. Grace is a pretty name, but yeah, as soon as I married I would change names to drop the “Gummer.”

  7. ChloeCat says:

    I have carried a torch for David Strathairn for a long time, he’s so sexy! But sad to say, his son looks nothing like him.