The actress and fiancé Darren Le Gallo will welcome their first child next year
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Amy Adams and fiancé Darren Le Gallo are expecting their first child together, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.

The couple, who have been together seven years, met in acting class in 2001 and became engaged in July 2008.

Adams, 35, will next be seen in the romantic comedy, Leap Year, which hits theaters on Jan. 8.