'Heroes' Star Engaged
'Heroes' Star Engaged
In an interview published in Cosmopolitan magazine's October issue, Heroes star Ali Larter spoke of her desire to “get engaged and get married,” revealing that she told boyfriend and fellow actor Hayes MacArthur “after three weeks that I wanted to marry him and that we could do it tomorrow.”

Well, it seems “tomorrow” has finally come for Larter, as on Tuesday, her publicist, Dominique Appel, told the Associated Press about the couple's engagement.

"It happened over the weekend,” Appel said.  She also confirmed the news to People magazine, saying, “It's true.  They're thrilled."

MacArthur and Larter have been dating for almost two and a half years.  No wedding date has been set.  The marriage will be the first for both celebrities.

Ali Larter, 31, is most known for her portrayal of Niki Sanders on Heroes.  Niki is a mother who possesses super strength and contends with her alter egos, Jessica and Gina.  On the second season finale of the hit series, viewers watched as Niki found herself trapped in a burning building while coming to the rescue of a fellow hero.

Heroes creator Tim Kring has declined to comment on whether or not Larter's Niki will return when the show resumes production.

While Niki is Ali Larter's first starring role on television, the actress has appeared in several big screen productions, including Final Destination 1 and 2, Legally Blonde, American Outlaws, House on Haunted Hill, Varsity Blues and Resident Evil: Extinction.  Her other television credits include Dawson's Creek, Just Shoot Me!, Chicago Hope and Suddenly Susan.

As for the 30-year-old MacArthur, he is a stand-up comedian and actor who studied at the Groundlings Theater and Atlantic Theater Company.  He has guest-starred in such television series as How I Met Your Mother, Thick and Thin, Medium and The King of Queens.  He has been seen on the big screen as well, appearing on such films as Look and The Game Plan.  He is currently working on the comedy, Lower Learning, costarring Jason Biggs, Eva Longoria (Desperate Housewives), Rob Corddry (The Winner), Will Sasso (MAD TV) and Monica Potts.

-Lisa Claustro, BuddyTV Staff Columnist

Source: People, The Associated Press, Zap2it, Cosmopolitan
(Image Courtesy of E! Online)