The two are said to have started the divorce proceedings in Los AngelesCalifornia on Tuesday (February 1).
The Independent Representatives for Zurkuhlen and Dorfman have been reached for comment.
Zurkuhlen and Dorfman met through a mutual friend in 2005. They became engaged in April 2015 and married in Portland, Maine in November 2016.
The 13 reasons why the star introduced herself as a transgender woman in July 2021.
In one Time In an interview with author Torrey Peters, Dorfman said: “Today we are talking to discuss my sexuality. Since a year now, I have identified privately and live as a woman – a transgender woman.
She also talks about how her transition has affected her personal relationships.
“Personally, it’s a myth to be 29 years old and go through puberty again. Some days I feel like I’m 14 years old. As a result of that change, the types of romantic partnerships I look for are also different,” says Dorfman.
“I was in a nine-year relationship, in which I was considered a more male body, with a gay man. I loved him so much, but we learned that as a trans woman, what I care about is not necessarily reflected in a gay man. “
The Jane the Virgin the star said she and Zurkuhlen had “incredible conversations” about how to “redefine” their relationship as friends.
“The transition has been more liberating and clarified,” added Dorfman.
https://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/tv/news/tommy-dorfman-peter-zurkuhlen-divorce-b2006546.html Peter Zurkuhlen files for divorce from Tommy Dorfman after 5 years of marriage