Downton Abbey’s Allen Leech marries American actress Jessica Blair Herman in star-studded California ceremony
Allen Leech has tied the knot with associate Jessica Blair Herman in a star-studded ceremony.
Company included his Downton co-stars Michelle Dockery and Dan Stevens and his Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Rami Malek, whereas Glee’s Lea Michele and Darren Criss carried out on the bash.
Ceremony: Allen Leech, 37, married actress girlfriend Jessica on January 5 at Alisal Ranch and Resort in California’s Santa Ynez Valley
The Irish actor, who performed Freddie Mercury’s supervisor and boyfriend Paul Prenter within the Queen biopic, admitted he would always remember the second he laid eyes on his spouse as she walked down the aisle.
He informed Hello! magazine: ‘That second of seeing Jessica, oh my God, it was magical. It can stick with me ceaselessly.’
The couple had envisaged a sun-kissed marriage ceremony for his or her California ceremony, which was officiated by Jessica’s mom, however they ended up having heavy rainfall on the day.
Marriage ceremony: Company included Allen’s Downton co-stars Michelle Dockery (pictured) and Dan Stevens and his Bohemian Rhapsody co-star Rami Malek, whereas Glee’s Lea Michele and Darren Criss carried out
Allen and Jessica suffered a setback when the string quartet that they had employed couldn’t carry out as a result of rain.
Luckily, Lea and Darren stepped as much as the plate and entertained the friends.
He mentioned: ‘Darren and Lea are such nice folks and nice pals, and so they mentioned, “Completely no drawback” after we informed them the scenario.
‘We grabbed a guitar and so they ended up singing the music for our ceremony.’
Saved the day: Lea Michele and Darren Criss carried out after the string quartet Allen and Jessica had employed couldn’t carry out on account of unhealthy climate on the day of the ceremony
Jessica regarded beautiful for the ceremony, donning a traditional white marriage ceremony gown by Monique Lhuillier with a flowing robe and lace element.
Allen was dapper for the event, sporting a navy Armani go well with, crisp white shirt and burgundy bow tie.
Interview: The couple spoke within the newest difficulty of Whats up! Journal
Jessica is an actress and has appeared on TV exhibits together with Fashionable Household, New Woman and American Crime Story.
The bride admitted there was a spark between her and Allen as quickly as they met.
She informed the journal: ‘As quickly as I met him there was a way of ease and luxury, that I knew marriage could be uncomplicated and delightful with him.’
The pair introduced their engagement on Valentine’s Day final 12 months.
Managing to maintain the information a secret, Allen revealed it had ‘been some time’, as he thanked the starlet for saying sure.
Sharing a snap of the pair cuddled as much as each other, with Jessica proudly flaunting her diamond ring, he wrote wrote: ‘Blissful Valentine’s Day. First one as a fiancé!’ (And no I didn’t do it at present. It’s been some time.)’
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Couple: The pair introduced their engagement on Valentine’s Day final 12 months. Managing to maintain the information a secret, Allen revealed it had ‘been some time’, as he thanked the starlet for saying sure