Patrick Swayze's Widow, Lisa Niemi, Gets Engaged

Lisa Niemi
Lisa Niemi
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Lisa Niemi, who was married to Patrick Swayze for 34 years, is engaged.

Jeweler Albert DePrisco proposed to the actress/author on Christmas Eve, her rep told People. The couple have been dating for around 18 months and met through mutual friends at a birthday party for Niemi.

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Swayze died in 2009 after battling pancreatic cancer. He and Niemi met as teenagers and were married until his death.

Niemi co-starred with her then-husband in the 2003 film One Last Dance, which she also wrote and directed. Last year she released a memoir, Worth Fighting For: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward.

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