Lisa Niemi

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Lisa Niemi has found love again.

The actress and dancer, who was married to Patrick Swayze for nearly 34 years before his death in 2009, has tied the knot with jeweler Albert DePrisco, E! News confirmed Sunday.

Niemi and DePrisco met through mutual friends and dated for about a year and a half before he proposed on Christmas Eve.

The couple swapped vows today at The Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Fla., in front of more than 50 guests. The 57-year-old bride wore an Oscar de la Renta dress and the 58-year-old groom chose an Ermenegildo Zegna custom jacket and slacks.

"We wanted it fresh and happy," Niemi told People, which first reported on the nuptials.

After the ceremony, guests were primed to party into the night, celebrating the newlyweds with dinner and—of course—dancing.

Niemi met Swayze back in 1970, when she was 14 and studying dance at an academy run by the Dirty Dancing star's mother, Patsy.

"I went to New York for four years and danced with ballet companies, but I couldn't stop thinking about Lisa and I couldn't figure out why I kept going back to her," Swayze, who was 20 when he met his future bride, told the Daily Mail in 2005, noting that they were friends for "a long time" before they were anything else.

"I don't know what the key to a 30-year marriage is," the actor, who would lose his battle with pancreatic cancer four years later, said. "I suppose it's about keeping love alive, learning how to fall in love over and over again, not taking each other for granted, forgiveness, trust. Whatever it is, it works for us."

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