Irish actor Chris O'Dowd is engaged after proposing to his girlfriend over the Christmas holidays.
The Bridesmaids star popped the question to his partner, British TV presenter Dawn Porter, at Havelet Bay in her native Guernsey on Monday (26Dec11).
Announcing the happy news on Twitter.com on Thursday (29Dec11), he wrote, "I'm so bored of all this happiness and sex. I'm getting married. Engaged", adding later, "Aw, thanks for all the congrats guys. Feelin the twitter love today. Very happy & lucky boy."
Porter wrote, "I guess he liked it, coz he put a ring on it... engaged. (He proposed) at Havelet Bay on boxing day. Very happy."
The BBC drama starring Aidan Turner returns to BBC One on September 4th.