Law & Order Star Diane Neal Marries

Law & Order Star Diane Neal Marries
Diane Neal and Marcus Fitzgerald
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07/14/2005 AT 08:05 AM EDT

Actress Diane Neal (Law & Order: SVU), 29, and Marcus Fitzgerald, 32, a former model, tied the knot July 9 on the beach in the Dominican Republic, PEOPLE reports in its latest issue.

The bride, who met her groom through a mutual friend, wore a Lazaro dress.

Before assuming her role as Assistant District Attorney Casey Novak on the NBC series in 2003, Neal played a woman who raped a male stripper on the show in a 2001 episode.

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