updated 06/22/2009 AT 3:00 PM ET
•originally published 06/22/2009 AT 3:35 PM ET
Time to buy some baby announcements, stat!
Judy Reyes, who stars as the sassy nurse Carla on TV’s Scrubs, is expecting her first child with her boyfriend, director George Valencia, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.
The Alma Award-winning Reyes, 41, who appeared on HBO’s Oz, recently starred in the Lifetime movie Little Girl Lost: The Delimar Vera Story. She also appeared in Glow Ropes: The Rise and Fall of a Bar Mitzvah Emcee, a Los Angeles Latino Film Festival award winner written and co-directed by Valencia.
– Mike Fleeman