American actor Robert Downey, Jr. and wife Susan Downey are expecting a child.
The couple's child is due early 2012, their first together.
Downey's spokeperson said to People magazine: "Robert and Susan could not be more excited over this news. They can't wait to welcome this new baby into their wonderful family."
Downey has a 17 year-old son, Indio Falconer Downer with his previous wife, Deborah Falconer. Falconer and Downey were married for 11 years.
Downey met Susan in 2003 on the set of the film Gothika. They were married two years later.
Downey 46, will be seen in theaters on December 16th, 2011 as he reprise his role as Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows. He will also reprise his character as Tony Stark (Iron Man) in The Avengers scheduled to be be released in 2012.
SOURCES: Reuters; Image