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NEW YORK -- Former Gilmore Girl Alexis Bledel and Mad Men star Vincent Kartheiser are engaged.

Bledel s publicist, Meghan Prophet, confirms the news, which was first reported by Us Weekly. She says the couple have been dating about a year.

The 33-year-old Kartheiser plays ad man Pete Campbell on the hit AMC network drama, where, last season, Pete had an extramarital affair with the wife of a commuting friend. She was played by Bledel in a guest-starring role.

The 31-year-old Bledel is best known for her role as the teenage daughter in the long-running series Gilmore Girls, and for her performances in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and that hit movie s sequel.

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