Talk about life imitating art. Just a month after walking down the aisle as lesbian Dr. Callie Torres on Grey’s Anatomy with fellow doctor Arizona Robbins, actress Sara Ramirez is engaged to long-term boyfriend Ryan Debolt.

Debolt apparently surprised Ramirez, 35, by popping the question in Paris. “Sara Ramirez and her long-time partner Ryan Debolt are thrilled to announce their engagement, which took place in Paris, France on June 17, 2011,” her spokesperson told E! Her fellow Grey’s Anatomy stars were reportedly delighted with the news.

Ramirez regularly refuses to talk about her private life, but recently revealed how important love was in her life. "My entire life I've been looking for love," she said in a March interview with Latina Magazine. She added that despite her hectic shooting schedule, she felt she could make a relationship work with the right person. "There are a lot of people on the show in relationships. What I've observed is that if you have someone who wants to be with you enough to learn about the industry, then anything is possible," she said.

Before moving to the hit ABC show in its second season, Ramirez enjoyed success as the original Lady of the Lake in the Monty Python Broadway hit Spamalot, winning a Tony award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical in 2005. Her upcoming wedding is the icing on the cake for the multi-talented Mexican-American actress. Apart from enjoying strong storylines on Grey’s, the former stage performer’s debut solo EP also topped the iTunes charts.

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