Emmy-nominated Desperate Housewives' star Marcia Cross is getting married.

Cross' publicist, Heidi Lopata Slan, confirmed the news that businessman Tom Mahoney proposed to the actress last weekend, saything that, "The happy couple have not set a date for the wedding yet."

Cross and two co-stars on ABC-TV's popular prime time soap series Desperate Housewives are nominated for comedy series actress Emmy Awards next month.

Cross, 43, plays Wisteria Lane's newly widowed Bree Van De Kamp, a character described in ABC-TV news releases as "Martha Stewart on steroids".