February 14, 2014 12:30 PM


Susan Sarandon is gearing up for her latest role: grandma!

Daughter Eva Amurri Martino is having a baby with Kyle Martino, her rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

“We are so excited to announce that we are expecting our first child together,” the couple tell PEOPLE. “Having a family has always been a priority for us both and we couldn’t be happier!”

Following their October 2011 nuptials, Amurri Martino, 28, an actress who has recently appeared on How I Met Your Mother, New Girl and The Mindy Project, told PEOPLE she and her husband, 32, were looking forward to building a future together.

The couple took the next step when they successfully completed their first adoption months later and welcomed their “new adopted son” Freddie — a rescue dog! — into the family.

“[Kyle is] the best doggy daddy ever,” Amurri Martino Tweeted at the time, adding that her husband, a former soccer star turned analyst and commentator for NBC, was in charge of the night shifts.

Ecstatic bout the new addition to our tribe. Thx @4EvaMartino & @kylemartino. Looking forward to being a grandmother. http://t.co/TrLlYU16Eo

— Susan Sarandon (@SusanSarandon) February 14, 2014

Thanks for all the love everyone. We are overjoyed. This is going to be some adventure. #BabyTime #ThreesCompany

— Kyle Martino (@kylemartino) February 15, 2014

So overwhelmed by the outpouring of support for this lucky little baby! Thank you so much for the well wishes, we take each one to heart!

— Eva Amurri Martino (@4EvaMartino) February 15, 2014

– Anya Leon with reporting by Jennifer Garcia

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