08/01/2015 07:43 GMT | Updated 20/05/2015 06:12 BST

Benedict Cumberbatch Is Going To Be A Dad

Big congratulations to Benedict Cumberbatch and his fiancée Sophie Hunter who are expecting their first child together.

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A spokesmen for the actor confirmed the news on Wednesday with the following statement: "I am delighted to confirm that Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are expecting their first child. They are both over the moon."

Cumberbatch, 38, broke hearts everywhere when his engagement to Hunter, 36, was announced in The Times newspaper on 5 November last year. And now there's a baby on the way? It's all too good.