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OTRC: Kristen Bell expecting first child with Dax Shepard

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard appear in a satellite interview with OnTheRedCarpet.com on August 13, 2012.

Kristen Bell of "Veronica Mars" fame and fiance and "Parenthood" actor Dax Shepard are expecting their first child.

A spokesperson for the 32-year-old actress confirmed her pregnancy to OTRC.com on Monday, November 5. People magazine reported that she is due to give birth in the spring of 2013.

Bell and Shepard, 37, confirmed their engagement in early 2010 and started dating about five years ago. They have not announced a wedding date.

The actress is best known for playing the title role of a teenage detective in the cult TV series "Veronica Mars," which ended its run in 2007 after three seasons, and currently stars on the Showtime series "House of Lies." She is also the narrator in the CW show "Gossip Girl."

Bell recently co-starred with Shepard in the film "Hit and Run." They also appeared together in the romantic comedy "When In Rome."

Bell has also starred in movies such as "Forgetting Sarah Marshall," "Scream 4" and "You Again." She is set to portray a character in the new Disney animated movie "Frozen."

Shepard currently plays Crosby Braverman on the NBC series "Parenthood." He is a former star of Ashton Kutcher's original "Punk'd" series and has also appeared in movies such as "Idiocracy" and "Baby Mama."

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