Celebrity Melissa Gilbert Engaged to 'Thirtysomething' 's Timothy Busfield "Both are incredibly happy," Gilbert's rep tells PEOPLE By Julie Jordan Julie Jordan Instagram Twitter Julie Jordan is an Editor at Large for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand for 25 years, holding various roles in the Los Angeles Bureau including Associate Bureau Chief. In 2006, she relocated to the Midwest where she continues to cover all things entertainment and Hollywood, including celebrity covers, features and specials such as Sexiest Man Alive and the Beautiful Issue.Prior to joining PEOPLE, Jordan freelanced for magazines such as SOUTHERN LIVING and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. She is well-versed in what it takes to be the Sexiest Man Alive (having interviewed 11 of them for their cover stories) and considers shooting a confetti cannon on-stage alongside Garth Brooks during his performance of "Friends in Low Places" a career highlight. People Editorial Guidelines and Dahvi Shira Published on January 29, 2013 05:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Albert L. Ortega/Wireimage Melissa Gilbert will be dancing with a star again … at her upcoming wedding! Gilbert, 48, and former Thirtysomething star Timothy Busfield, 55, are headed to the altar, the actress’s rep confirms to PEOPLE. “They are engaged and both are incredibly happy,” the rep says. The two got engaged over the holidays, adds a source. The mother of two, who was previously married to Bo Brinkman and Bruce Boxleitner, was dating Thierry Gauchet at the time she shimmied with Maksim Chmerkovskiy on Dancing with the Stars. Busfield, who has also been married twice, has three children from previous relationships.