Dexter Star Julie Benz Engaged

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June 27, 2011 | 8:50pm EST

Actress Julie Benz is to wed again after accepting boyfriend Rich Orosco’s proposal at the weekend.
The former Dexter star’s beau of four years was so confident the actress would say yes he organized a surprise engagement party for his wife-to-be and 60 guests. reports the proposal took place in the backyard of the home Benz shares with Orosco in Los Angeles.

Benz tells the website, “The proposal was simple and beautiful, and then I was shocked by the pop-up surprise Mexican fiesta engagement party. What girl doesn’t want to be serenaded by a Mariachi band surrounded by close friends and family?”

The actress and Orosco have been a couple since 2007 – the same year Benz divorced actor John Kassir.