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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Is Engaged | Mark-Paul Gosselaar

UpdatePosted 08/10/2011 07:30PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Is Engaged

Originally posted 08/10/2011 03:30PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar has found a new love and is getting married to advertising executive Catriona McGinn, PEOPLE has exclusively learned.

Gosselaar, 36, whose divorce from Lisa Ann Russell was finalized in May, proposed recently with a 5 carat cushion-cut diamond ring, custom designed by his friend, jeweler Neil Lane.

"He couldn't wait to propose," Lane tells PEOPLE. "He was so excited to have found the woman of his dreams."

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Ex Files for Joint Custody of Kids

Mark-Paul Gosselaar's Ex Files for Joint Custody of Kids

Originally posted 05/02/2011 09:00PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and estranged wife Lisa Ann Russell are ending their marriage, but they agree on one important matter: custody of the children.

Gosselaar, 37, who cited irreconcilable differences when he filed for divorce in June, requested joint custody of Michael Charles, 7, and Ava Lorenn, who turns 5 on Saturday.

According to court documents filed April 1, Russell is seeking the same thing. Russell, who had been married to Gosselaar for almost 14 years, is also seeking spousal support.
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Mark-Paul Gosselaar Files for Divorce

Mark-Paul Gosselaar Files for Divorce

Originally posted 06/25/2010 07:45PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar is making his split with wife Lisa Ann Russell official.

The former Saved by the Bell and Raising the Bar star, 36, filed for divorce June 18 in L.A. Superior Court, two weeks after the couple announced their separation.

Gosselaar and Russell, 38, got married in 1996 and have two children, Michael Charles, 6, and Ava Lorenn, 4.

Citing irreconcilable differences, the actor is seeking joint custody of the children.

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Wife Split

Mark-Paul Gosselaar and Wife Split

Originally posted 06/03/2010 04:05PM

After 14 years of marriage and two children, Saved by the Bell star Mark-Paul Gosselaar and his wife Lisa Ann Russell have separated.

"They both remain focused on their family and are jointly committed to their children,” his rep tells PEOPLE.

Gosselaar, 36, and Russell, 38, met on the set of Saved by the Bell when she had a small role. They got married in 1996, and have children Michael Charles, 6, and Ava Lorenn, 4.

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Wife Have a Girl | Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Wife Have a Girl

Originally posted 05/07/2006 06:55PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, 32, and wife Lisa, 34, welcomed their second child, daughter Ava Lorenn, at noon on Sunday in Los Angeles, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar & Wife Expecting | Mark-Paul Gosselaar

Mark-Paul Gosselaar & Wife Expecting

Originally posted 01/19/2006 08:00AM

Saved by the Bell alum Mark-Paul Gosselaar, 31, and wife Lisa, 34, are expecting a baby, PEOPLE reports.

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Matthew Lillard Readies for Baby | Matthew Lillard

Matthew Lillard Readies for Baby

Originally posted 08/24/2004 06:00AM

Without a Paddle star Matthew Lillard is about to reprise his role as ... a dad. "I have a daughter coming in October," says the actor, 34, who has another girl, Addison, 2, with wife Heather. Any special preparation this time around? "I'm hoping the baby comes and we have furniture," Lillard tells us. "The first baby, you're really prepared. The second baby, you really just hope you have furniture." Next up for Lillard: The thriller Wicker Park with Josh Hartnett, due Sept. 3.

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NEWS BRIEFS: Adam Sandler's Dog Died

Originally posted 02/06/2004 1:48PM

DIED: Adam Sandler's beloved pooch Meatball, 4, passed away Jan. 26, reports PEOPLE in its latest issue. The bulldog, whose drinking and drooling problems were well chronicled on the actor's Web page, also appeared in Sandler's 2000 film "Little Nicky." Sandler, 37, held a memorial service at his Malibu home for more than 100 people and served a cake that featured Meatball's face. Guests received T-shirts with the dog's image. As for the actor's other bulldog, Matzoball is sad but fine, according to the magazine.

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Behind the New Face on 'NYPD Blue'

Originally posted 08/10/2001 01:00PM

Mark-Paul Gosselaar, who's joining the ABC cop show, tells PEOPLE that his character will be different from the one played by Rick Schroder.

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