Homeland star Claire Danes is expecting her first baby with husband Hugh Dancy
01:16 GMT, 5 July 2012
Actress Claire Danes is pregnant, it has been revealed.
The Homeland star and her British actor husband Hugh Dancy are expecting their first child together.
Parents-to-be: Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy are expecting their first child together
No further details on the pregnancy have been revealed but it is not expected to have any impact on the production of season two of the SHO drama, which starts in September.
Danes' representative confirmed the news to People magazine.
Claire married Hugh in 2009, and revealed recently that she was starting to think about having a baby.
She said: 'There's definitely a chance, no plans yet, though. But yeah, that'd be fun.'
No bump in sight: Danes looked trim when she was spotted jogging near her New York home in mid-June
Expecting: The Homeland star is to be a mother
The 33-year-old My So Called Life alum, who has also dated musician Ben Lee and Almost Famous actor Billy Crudup – also revealed how she feels more secure since marrying 37-year-old Hugh.
She said: 'My mom Carla taught me that a long marriage can work. My parents have been together since they were 18 so I am privileged to have them as role models.
'I like marriage. I feel very secure. It helps when you are in love with the person you are married to.
'I do sometimes look at him and think, 'You are really handsome.' He keeps me sane and happy.'
Critically acclaimed: Danes plays brilliant but troubled CIA agent Carrie in the Showtime series