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Coronation Street actor Dean Fagan engaged to long-term girlfriend Louise Pridding

The Corrie actor plays Luke Britton in the ITV soap

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Sharnaz Shahid
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Congratulations to Coronation Street actor Dean Fagan! The star, who is famous for playing mechanic Luke Britton in the ITV soap, has popped the question to his long-term girlfriend Louise Pridding. In a sweet Instagram post on Louise's page, she revealed that Dean had got down on one knee during their holiday in Spain. She wrote: "Do I even need to say it.... I said yes! After leading me down a dark path in southern Spain, Dean asked me to marry him. Ahhh love! I'm absolutely over the moon, my best friend now my fiancé!"

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After Louise made the announcement, Dean shared his delight with his fans. "After making her wait 9 nearly 10 years!!! I finally led her down a dark path and asked her to marry me. Can't believe she said yes! But glad she did. My best friend and now fiance. My pea," he wrote, alongside a picture of the pair. Followers rushed to send their well-wishes to the happy couple, with one writing: "So so so happy for you both. Congratulations guys!!!" Another said: "Congratulations to you both and to the future Mrs Fagan." A third post read: "Congratulations to both of you! So happy for you both xx." One follower remarked: "Congratulations to you both dean this is wonderful news."

Dean, 29, is best known for his role in the ITV soap. Earlier this year, the actor revealed he had signed a new contract to stay on the popular show. "I'm here for another year and I'm really happy," he told Daily Star. "I've been getting some great story lines and I am very thankful." Dean isn't the only star to have got engaged over the summer period. His co-star Sam Aston, who plays Chesney Brown, proposed to his partner of five years Briony Gardner. Sam, 23, shared a photo of the romantic proposal on Instagram, showing him down on one knee asking the all-important question in front of 250 people. "Me and my beautiful bride to be..." he wrote.

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