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True Blood's Joe Manganiello Is Engaged

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Sorry ladies, Joe Manganiello is off the market.

While on vacation in Italy the True Blood heartthrob, 33, popped the question to his girlfriend, actress/model Audra Marie, his rep tells PEOPLE.

Manganiello, who plays werewolf Alcide Herveaux on the HBO drama, and Marie met at a 2009 Super Bowl party, but it was anything but love at first sight.

“She wouldn’t go out with me for six months,” Manganiello told PEOPLE in September. “We started dating a few months before I got cast [on True Blood].”

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Manganiello says Marie is “a great dresser. She’s gorgeous, and she’s tall. And she’s sweet … nice. And she makes crazy English breakfasts.”

Marie, meanwhile, says her man s most appealing qualities are his “sense of humor, his work ethic and how humble he is with everything that has gone on.”

The pair have not yet set a wedding date.