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Robert Redford engaged to Sibylle Szaggars

Robert Redford, founder of the Sundance Film Festival, speaks at a press conference on the opening day of the festival at the Egyptian Theater in Park City, Utah on January 17, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn)
Robert Redford, founder of the Sundance Film Festival, speaks at a press conference on the opening day of the festival at the Egyptian Theater in Park City, Utah on January 17, 2008. (UPI Photo/Alexis C. Glenn) | License Photo

BERLIN, May 23 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor and director Robert Redford says he is engaged to marry his long-time girlfriend, German artist Sibylle Szaggars.

The couple began dating in 1996, Hello! magazine said.

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"We are engaged and very happy with that. (Sibylle) is my fiancee and that says everything, doesn't it?" Redford, 71, told a German magazine.

Hello! said the pair hasn't set a date for the wedding.

This will be Szaggars' first marriage and Redford's second. He was previously married to Lola Van Wagenen, with whom he has three adult children. He and Van Wagenen split up in 1985.

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