Dallas Star Brenda Strong Is Engaged!

Actress was previously married to Tom Henri for 22 years

By Alyssa Toomey Jan 21, 2015 8:29 PMTags
Brenda Strong, John Farmanesh-BoccaRochelle Brodin/Getty Images for Mediaplacement

Looks like 2015 is off to a great start for Brenda Strong!

The Dallas star is engaged to her director-actor beau John Farmanesh-Bocca, E! News confirms. 

"I honestly never thought I would find somebody else that I could spend the rest of my life with," the 54-year-old actress tells Closer Weekly, which was first to report the news of the couple's engagement. 

The wedding buzz comes nearly four years after the erstwhile Desperate Housewives star, who played deceased narrator Mary Alice Young on the show from 2004 to 2012, filed for divorce from former husband Tom Henri after 22 years of marriage. The two are parents to 21-year-old son, Zak Henri

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Strong also reveals to Closer Weekly that she and her hubby-to-be met when they did a play together, but it wasn't until two years later when they finally started dating. 

"This came completely by surprise on all levels," the actress admits. "I have so much to look forward to with him and in our lives together."

Meanwhile, Strong, who currently stars alongside Jesse Metcalfe and Jordana Brewster on the TNT series Dallas, has yet to share the news on social media, but she's certainly not afraid to flaunt her love for her man on Instagram. 

"Happy Birthday to this beautiful man! I am so grateful you were born ;-)" she captioned an adorable PDA pic. 

Congrats to the happy couple!

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