Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott make quite a sizzling pair on the screen and are also a real-life couple. Margaret D. Quigley, also popular as Maggie Q, is a 38 years old Hollywood actress. She has been active in the entertainment industry since 1998, and is mostly known for her role in movies like Mission: Impossible III, alongside Tom Cruise's, and Bruce Willis's Live Free or Die Hard and also the television series Nikita.
Dylan McDermott is one of the popular Hollywood actors, who looks very young despite the age. Dylan is 56 years old. He is known for his role in television series The Practice, which has also earned him a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for Primetime Emmy Award. The couple has the age gap of 18 years yet are a strong and stable couple in the Hollywood scenario.
Relationship Status of Maggie Q and Dylan McDermott
The cute couple is already known to be officially engaged and is in a loving relationship for over 2 years. But how did they exactly met and when did they fall in love with each other.
The Couples First Meeting
Since McDermott and Maggie Q were both actors and were working in the same area in Hollywood, their meeting was inevitable. The couple first met on the set of CBS television series Stalker that first aired in 2014.
McDermott played the character of Det. Jack Larsen and Maggie Q as his boss, Lt. Beth Davis.
McDermott, who was a divorcee, was waiting for a miracle to happen and trusted on the universe that everything happens for the best. And as the two singles happened to spend long hours together, they realized that the attraction was real.
McDermott is also heard saying about the actress, "She took my breath away, I knew immediately … she’s my soulmate.”
Start of a Loving Companionship
Though McDermott's on-screen character was slow making a move on his love interest, it was the opposite in the real life. The couple instantly hit it off and started dating.
The actor proposed Maggie Q only after dating her for seven weeks. They announced their engagement in 2015.
Though their television series was never a big hit because of the criticisms for graphic content and subjects. It did manage the actor to be nominated for People's Choice Award for Favorite Actor in a New TV Series in 2015.
The best thing was that it brought two lovebirds together. The couple is very happy living together. Maggie Q also has two dogs and the actor has two children from the previous marriage as well.
Scars from the Previous Relationship
Though Maggie Q’s previous relationship is not known, McDermott is widely known to be a divorcee and a father of two children. He had a loving relationship with Shiva Rose.
They married on November 19, 1995. They have two daughters together named Colette and Charlotte. The couple separated on September 27, 2007, after almost 12 years of being married to each other.