James McAvoy, Wife Expecting First Child

Anne-Marie Duff and James McAvoy

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updated 01/26/2010 AT 10:00 AM ET

originally published 01/26/2010 AT 10:55 AM ET

James McAvoy is poised for first-time fatherhood. The Atonement and Wanted star, 30, is expecting a baby with wife Anne-Marie Duff.

“We are happy to confirm that James McAvoy and Anne-Marie Duff are expecting their first child,” rep Rupert Fowler said in a statement. “We have no further comment or information at this time.”

Married since October 2006 to Duff, 39, who is best known for her role in the British television drama Shameless, McAvoy and his wife are currently costarring in The Last Station with Helen Mirren.

Next up for the actor? A role in Robert Redford’s The Conspirator.

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