Actress Kelly McGillis Weds Longtime Girlfriend

Celebrity Body Sep. 18, 2010 AT 10:56AM
Actress Kelly McGillis Weds Longtime Girlfriend Credit: Lester Cohen/WireImage

Kelly McGillis has found someone who takes her breath away!

The actress -- who romanced Tom Cruise onscreen in 1986's Top Gun -- wed girlfriend Melanie Leis in a civil union on Wednesday in Collingswood, NJ, the New York Times reports.

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McGillis and Muzak sales executive Leis, 42, met in 2000 in Key West, Fla.; Leis was a bartender at a restaurant owned by McGills and her second husband Fred Tillman.

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The star has been divorced twice and has two daughters with Tillman: Kelsey, 20, and Sonora, 17. The star announced that she was a lesbian in 2009 during an interview with

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McGillis told the New York Times this week of last year's surprise "coming out": "That was one of those moments when somebody asked me a question, my kids had gone from home, so I really didn't have to protect anyone by skirting the question, and I just decided to be absolutely honest."

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