Sarah Silverman recently sat down with James Lipton for a taping of Inside the Actors Studio, and couldn’t conceal her joy when the topic of boyfriend Michael Sheen came up.

“Bill Masters is played by the sexy, gorgeous, astoundingly brilliant — I’m just stalling because I can’t remember his name,”; Silverman joked about her beau’s starring role in Showtime drama Masters of Sex (in which she also appears). “Michael Sheen, who is also my real-life lover.”;

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She added: “He really classes me up and I just pull him right down to my level, unfortunately for him. I could go on and on.”;

Silverman, 44, and Sheen, 46, have been dating since 2014.