David Krumholtz and Vanessa Britting
07/07/2008 at 06:00 PM EDT
star David Krumholtz
is engaged to actress Vanessa Britting, his rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
"The happy couple became engaged in Paris on a hiatus vacation last month and are beyond ecstatic," says rep David Lust.
Krumholtz, 30, who plays math genius Charlie Eppes on the hit CBS crime drama, has been dating Britting, 27, for 3 1/2 years. The two plan to wed in 2009.
The actor is also known for his portrayal of Bernard the Arch-Elf in 1994's The Santa Clause
and its 2002 sequel. Britting has co-starred on The Young and The Restless
and Without A Trace
This is the first marriage for both.