America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams America Ferrera and Ryan Piers Williams

America Ferrera is engaged to longtime boyfriend Ryan Piers Williams, her rep confirms.

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The 26-year-old Emmy-winning star of Ugly Betty  met Williams at the University of Southern California when they worked together on a student film, according to People, which first reported their engagement.

Ferrera bid adieu to her braces-wearing alter ego in April when the ABC series ended after four seasons. She will next appear in the independent drama The Dry Land, directed by Williams It hits theaters next month.