Claire Danes pregnant with first child

Claire Danes and her husband, fellow actor Hugh Dancy, arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art...

Claire Danes and her husband, fellow actor Hugh Dancy, arrive at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of the "Schiaparelli and Prada: Impossible Conversations" exhibition in New York, May 7, 2012. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

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Married actors Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy are expecting their first child.

A representative for the Romeo + Juliet beauty revealed to People.com that the stars had extra reason to celebrate on America's Independence Day on Wednesday as they are set to become parents.

Danes, 33, previously admitted she was keen to become a mum, saying, "There's definitely a chance (of falling pregnant), (but there are) no plans yet. But yeah, that'd be fun."

The actress wed British hunk Dancy, 37, in France in 2009.


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