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‘Downton Abbey’ Actor Allen Leech Is Engaged to Jessica Blair Herman

Allen LeechAllen Leech and Jessica Blair Herman attend the Brooks Brothers holiday celebration with St Jude Children's Research Hospital at Brooks Brothers Rodeo on December 2, 2017 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by JB Lacroix/ WireImage)

Downton Abbey‘s Allen Leech is engaged. The Irish star, best known for his portrayal as Tom Branson on the beloved PBS period drama, very quietly revealed his engagement to Jessica Blair Herman on Valentine’s Day.

Leech took to Instagram to celebrate the love-filled holiday on February 14. “Happy Valentine’s Day @jessicablairherman,” Leech captioned a pic with his bride-to-be. “First one as a fiancé! Thank you for saying yes and for making me the happiest.”

The actor, however, added a disclaimer to the post. “No, I didn’t do it today,” he joked. “It’s been a while.”

Herman, like her beau, is also in the industry, and has roles on shows like American Crime Story and Fresh Off the Boat. “The day you proposed was one of the best days,” she wrote Wednesday, “but every day with you is my favorite. I love you! Happy Valentine’s Day @therealleech!”

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Esther Lee
Esther Lee
Esther is the Senior News Editor at The Knot. A self-proclaimed pop culture enthusiast, she appreciates a good celebrity interview just as much as she adores Nancy Meyers movies. You can find her kicking off her mornings with barre and a green juice, traveling and exploring new cultures, and rapidly scrolling her feed for the latest and greatest news. Follow her on Instagram and Twitter at @theestherlee.