Michael Vartan is a French American film and television actor. Michael Vartan is probably best known for the role of Michael Vaughn on the American television action drama Alias. He is currently appearing the TNT medical drama Hawthorne.
Over the course of his relationship with Alias co-star Jennifer Garner, he never made any public appearances with her. Garner confirmed their relationship in August 2003. Michael Vartan began dating Garner in mid-2003, and though rumors of their break-up began in March 2004, Garner only confirmed the end of their relationship in August 2004.
On March 5, 2010, Michael Vartan announced his engagement to Lauren Skaar, whom he met in a Whole Foods Market parking lot in Los Angeles. They are planning a wedding in 2011.
Vartan is a keen supporter of Australian rules football, having watched the game on numerous visits to Australia, in particular Melbourne. Michael Vartan is good friends with Brendan Fevola and supports Carlton.