People: True Blood’s Joe Manganiello Is Engaged

(Joe Manganiello: Former OTH’s Owen)

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.

via True Blood’s Joe Manganiello Is Engaged – Engagements, True Blood :

Joe Manganiello – One Tree Hill Podcast No. 87

Joe Manganiello returns to the One Tree Hill Podcast to talk exclusively about his return to One Tree Hill, to reprise his role as Owen, and talks about his love for Wilmington. Manganiello also gives more information on taking on the role of Alcide in season three of HBO’s hit series True Blood. He even gives a preview of Alcide’s Mississippi accent.

NEXT WEEK: An exclusive interview with Lindsey McKeon as she talks about the return of her character Taylor James. There is also an “Artist Alley” segment with the band Vedera. And look later in the week on how you can win a copy of Vedera’s album.

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Joe Manganiello interivew on OTH Podcast Jan. 11

It is safe to say 2010 might just be the year of Joe Manganiello. Not only is he reprising his role as the bartender Owen on One Tree Hill, set to air in February, he also garnered the coveted role of Alcide the werewolf on season three of HBO’s hit series True Blood.

Manganiello is currently in Wilmington filming for One Tree Hill and then will head back to Los Angeles to begin filming True Blood in late January. He paused from his busy schedule to visit the One Tree Hill Podcast to share his news about returning to One Tree Hill and True Blood. He even gave a preview of his Mississippi accent he is trying to perfect for True Blood.

Check out Manganiello’s exclusive interview on the One Tree Hill Podcast January 11.