Tim Robbins and Susan SarandonTim Robbins and Susan Sarandon -- one of Hollywood's most powerful and recognized couples -- have split. Sarandon's rep tells PEOPLE (via PopEater) that the pair broke up long before the holidays.

"Actress Susan Sarandon and her partner of 23 years, actor Tim Robbins have announced that they separated over the summer," her rep Teal Cannaday tells PEOPLE in a statement. "No further comments will be made."

The couple met during the filming of the 1988 baseball classic 'Bull Durham.' Sarandon also appeared in Robbins' 'Cradle Will Rock' in 1999. Tim Robbins and Susan SarandonTim Robbins and Susan Sarandon -- one of Hollywood's most powerful and recognized couples -- have split. Sarandon's rep tells PEOPLE (via PopEater) that the pair broke up long before the holidays.

"Actress Susan Sarandon and her partner of 23 years, actor Tim Robbins have announced that they separated over the summer," her rep Teal Cannaday tells PEOPLE in a statement. "No further comments will be made."

Though the two never married, they have two sons together, Jack, 20, and Miles, 17.

The couple met during the filming of the 1988 baseball classic 'Bull Durham.' Sarandon also appeared in Robbins' 'Cradle Will Rock' in 1999.

It's surprising the news didn't break earlier, with Sarandon doing press tours for her new drama, the Peter Jackson-directed 'Lovely Bones.' Robbins, meanwhile, hasn't appeared in a film since last year's 'City of Ember.'

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