Buffy The Vampire Slayer star Sarah Michelle Gellar is pregnant with her first child by 33-year-old actor husband Freddie Prinze Jr. "They're very excited," a source close to the couple told a US publication.
The pair - who met on the set of 1997 teen horror flick I Know What You Did Last Summer and wed in 2000 - will welcome the new arrival in the autumn.
Best known for her TV role as Buffy Summer, 31-year-old Sarah will next be seen on screens playing the title character in a screen version of Paul Coelho's book Veronika Decides To Die and in comedy The Wonderful Maladys.
News of the pregnancy puts in doubt rumours that Sarah is set to film a big screen version of the vampire series soon. Buffy was famous for her 'take no prisoners' approach to fanged creatures, with Sarah throwing herself into the athletic stunts required by the part.
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