By April Daley
March 19, 2012 at 09:49 PM EDT

Josh Lucas can now add one more role to his long list — husband. The star of NBC drama The Firm tied the knot with girlfriend Jessica last weekend, People reports. Lucas announced the engagement during a January appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. He proposed after a scary encounter with a mountain lion while on location for a film in Big Sur, Calif.

“I hear, totally serious, two big breaths and six feet above me I see the very slight glint of the eyes of a huge mountain lion,” he said. “I started screaming and yelling and literally being as crazy as I could be. It padded off and just slowly went away, and I worked my way into the trailer, and I got in, and I decided in that moment that this woman was the woman for me.”

This is the Sweet Home Alabama actor’s first marriage. He was previously linked to model Liliana Dominguez and actresses Salma Hayek, Rachel McAdams, Connie Nielson, and Alexa Davalos.

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