Wedding Announcement

We got hitched! Pretty overwhelmed with joy and gratitude at the moment. The New York Times published a sweet announcement, which I'm reposting here. May you always live in love. xoxo, Brooke

photo by Paige Jones

photo by Paige Jones

Brooke Lyons and Maximillian Antony Osswald were married Saturday in Ojai, Calif., at the home of Helene Gordon, a friend of the bride’s family. Jonathon Fries, a friend who became a Universal Life minister for the event, officiated, assisted by Eleanor Rutledge-Leverenz, another friend who became a Universal Life minister.

The bride, 33, is a Los Angeles-based actress. She has appeared in the movie “Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins” (2008) and has had roles in episodes of the CBS sitcoms “2 Broke Girls,” in 2011 and 2012, and “Two and a Half Men,” in January. She graduated from Yale.

She is a daughter of Penny S. Lyons and Dr. James R. Lyons of Fairfield, Conn. The bride’s father is a plastic surgeon in Westport, Conn., and the author of “The Brown Fat Revolution” and “Lose the Fat, Lose the Years.” Her mother, a registered nurse, is the project manager at his practice.

The groom, 34, is the head of production at National Picture Show, a film and television production company in Santa Monica, Calif. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati.

He is a son of Martha G. Osswald and Donn M. Osswald of Covington, Ky. The groom’s mother, who is retired, worked in Cincinnati as a ticket-sales manager and consumer affairs coordinator for Delta Air Lines. His father is the managing director for BrandWorks Marketing in Cincinnati. (New York Times; April 27, 2014)