Amesbury native Jeffrey Donovan, 44, recently announced his engagement to his longtime girlfriend, model Michelle Woods, 20.
The extremely active and athletic pair have been spotted at numerous events together, including everything from polo matches in Palm Beach to riding in a helicopter at the USPA Piaget Gold Cup, and attending the Blacks’ Annual Gala in Miami. The long and lean lovers have even competed together in various charity triathlon events throughout the southern Florida area. Both attended New York University.
The pair have been seeing each other for some time and are now reportedly planning a late summer wedding.
Woods, a model/actress, began her modeling career as a teen in New York City. After moving to California, she landed a bit part on the TV series “Frasier,” and went on to land small roles in movies like Wedding Crashers and Knocked Up.
Donovan, has still been busy professionally, continuing work as excommunicated spy Michael Westen on the hit USA Network show, “Burn Notice,” and portraying fellow Massachusetts native Robert Kennedy in the movie J. Edgar last year with Leonardo DiCaprio.
Donovan was born and raised in Amesbury, Massachusetts, where he attended Amesbury High School, where he helped start the school’s drama club. He went on to attend Bridgewater State University before transferring to the University of Massachusetts Amherst, where he graduated with a BA in theater. He later earned his MFA from New York University’s Graduate Acting Program at the Tisch School of the Arts.