Kimberly J. Brown gets married with bridesmaid Lacey Chabert by her side

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Actress Kimberly J. Brown is married! On April 19, 2024, the Hallmark alum, who appeared in 2019’s “Crossword Mysteries: Proposed Murder” with his longtime girlfriend Lacey Chabert, married fellow actor Daniel Kountz more than two decades after they starred together in “Halloweentown II ‘ from Disney Channel. people had.

According to People, Chabert served as a bridesmaid at the couple’s wedding in Camarillo, California, in front of 92 guests. She also threw a lavish bridal shower for Brown in March, sharing on Instagram that their friendship “has blessed my life since I was about eight years old and I love her dearly!”

Kimberly J. Brown and Daniel Kountz are getting married 20 years after they were co-stars

Brown, 39, and Kountz, 45, met while filming “Halloweentown II” in 2001, but told People that there were “never any romantic discussions, thoughts or feelings during that time.”

According to IMDb, Brown’s next projects after the Disney film include the Hallmark Hall of Fame film “My Sister’s Keeper” and roles in the soap operas “Guiding Light” and “General Hospital.” Kountz, meanwhile, is juggling acting roles — most recently in 2022’s “God of War: Ragnarok,” according to IMDb — and his job as a real estate agent in the Los Angeles area.

Although the two kept in touch via social media after “Halloween II,” they didn’t meet again until 2016, Brown told People when she asked to appear on her YouTube channel.

“We met at a bar and I was sitting there waiting for little Kimberly J. Brown to come in,” Kountz told People. ‘And there’s a beautiful, well-built, mature woman walking around. I thought, ‘Oh, well, hello.’ I think we’ve both grown up a bit!’ Then that was pretty much the case for me. I was amazed.”

People reported that Brown and Kountz’s wedding guests included “Bachelorette” alum Ali Fedotowsky, “The Bold and the Beautiful” actress Ashley Jones, “Harlan Coban’s Shelter” actress Missi Pyle and “8 Simple Rules” alumnus. Included were Amy Davidson and actress Judith. Hoag, who played Brown’s mother in the first “Halloweentown.”

The couple told the outlet that their post-wedding plans include traveling the world together. Brown and Koutnz also appear regularly at fan conventions, including July’s Galaxy Con in Raleigh, North Carolina, and a “Halloweentown” cast reunion at the Smokey Mountain Fan Convention in August.

Lacey Chabert served as a bridesmaid and threw a lavish bridal shower for her longtime best friend

At Brown’s bridal shower, her sister served as matron of honor, while Chabert and Kountz’s sister served as bridesmaids. Chabert and Brown have been close since their days as child actors on Broadway, when they appeared together in “Les Miserables.”

In March, Chabert hosted a bridal shower for Brown, including arranging the floral arrangements herself, she shared on Instagram, though she said she got help from party planner Sarah Judith Events.

Chabert wrote: “Everyone knows I love a reason to celebrate, so I had a blast putting this together! 💕”

Brown posted on Instagram about “the most beautiful bridal shower” and wrote that Chabert “puts her heart and soul into EVERYTHING she does, even event planning 😏.”

Brown continued, “I wouldn’t be where I am in my life without this lady. Thank you, Lace, not only for creating the very special shower, but for being a source of love, inspiration, strength and uncontrollable laughter in my life. I will always love you.”

In December, Hallmark Media announced that Chabert will star in an unscripted series called “Celebrations with Lacey Chabert,” in which she will oversee the planning of “celebrations of a lifetime” for people who are “making a positive impact in their community’. “. The series will premiere on Hallmark Now in late 2024.