The actor, who now appears on TNT's Hawthorne, proposed to Lauren Skaar in New York

By Julie Jordan
March 19, 2010 06:10 PM
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Michael Vartan is a bachelor no more.

The 41-year-old former star of TV’s Alias is engaged to Lauren Skaar, with a wedding planned for next year, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

The couple, who met last year at a Whole Foods parking lot in L.A., got engaged two weeks ago in New York. This will be the first marriage for both.

Vartan currently stars opposite Jada Pinkett Smith in the TNT original series Hawthorne. Season two begins this summer.

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