February 7, 2009

Actress Danes engaged to actor Dancy

U.S. actress Claire Danes and British actor Hugh Dancy are engaged to be married, the couple's representative has confirmed.

An unidentified representative for the 29-year-old actress and 33-year-old actor confirmed the couple are engaged after dating for more than a year, People.com reported Friday.

The two movie stars met while filming 2007's Evening, the representative added.

Danes, known for roles in the TV series My So-Called Life and movies like Romeo + Juliet, will next appear on the big screen in the drama Me and Orson Welles.

E! Online said Dancy can soon be seen in the upcoming comedy Confessions of a Shopaholic. Dancy previously appeared in The Jane Austen Book Club, Black Hawk Down and King Arthur.