Wood and Bell expecting first child

Evan Rachel Wood

Actress Evan Rachel Wood and her husband, Billy Elliott star Jamie Bell, are expecting their first child later this year.

Wood’s publicist, Amanda Silverman, said the 25-year-old actress and Bell are “thrilled”.

The couple married last year. They first dated in 2005 but broke up the following year.

Bell, 26, is best known for his starring role in Billy Elliott. His film credits also include King Kong and The Adventures Of Tintin.

Wood’s breakout role was in 2003’s gritty film Thirteen. In 2011, she co-starred with Kate Winslet in the HBO miniseries Mildred Pierce. Both roles earned her Golden Globe nominations.

Us Weekly first reported Wood’s pregnancy.

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