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Ashley Williams and husband Neal Dodson expecting first child

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HIMYM's Ashley Williams waited for the "perfect moment to have a child"

Ashley Williams has a massive reason to celebrate right now: She's pregnant!

The A Most Violent Year actress and her husband, Neal Dodson, are expecting their first child this fall, she confirmed to People magazine.

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"After years of waiting for the perfect moment to have a child, we decided to go with this moment instead. And we couldn't be more thrilled," the actress joked to the mag.

The lovebirds met in acting class more than a decade ago and were married during a no-frills outdoor ceremony in Nashville, Tennessee, in 2011.

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At the time of her wedding, the star revealed to People that she "wanted an intimate, farm-inspired wedding," which took place at the home of her sister, Kimberly Williams-Paisley, and brother-in-law, Brad Paisley.

And it's not just her growing baby bump that the 35-year-old star has to look forward to; she's also got a new job opposite Jim Gaffigan in a Sony pilot titled The Gaffigan Show, which has been picked up by TV Land and Comedy Central.

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Williams is loved for her roles in Montana Sky, Something Borrowed, Bad Hurt and her appearances on How I Met Your Mother.

Congratulations to the happy couple on the news of their baby, who is due in October.

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