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Off the Map star Valerie Cruz is engaged, the actress tells

"It just kind of happened at Christmas," she said.

Cruz, 34, is keeping quiet about her husband-to-be, but revealed that he's English and from London.

"Cultural differences - they are definitely vast in some ways," the Cuban actress said.

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With wedding plans now in motion, Cruz is already thinking about starting a family.

"I definitely want at least one because I would love to have the experience of giving birth, and I then I would like to maybe adopt some others," she said.

Cruz' ABC series Off the Map premieres Wednesday at 10/9c.