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Comic Jay Mohr, Actress Nikki Cox Engaged

Jay Mohr and Nikki Cox are engaged, Cox's publicist announced Friday.

The couple plan to marry next winter, publicist Alisha Mahon said.

Cox plays Mary Connell on the NBC series "Las Vegas." She and Mohr, host of "Last Comic Standing," met when Mohr guest-starred on the Sin City drama, Mahon said.

Mohr, a comedian, has appeared in films including "Jerry Maguire," "Go" and "Suicide Kings." He was a member of "Saturday Night Live" from 1993-1995.

Nikki Cox, 27, was previously engaged to comedian Bob Goldthwait.

Mohr, 35, was married to model Nicole Chamberlain for six years. They had one child together before divorcing in 2004.