Celebrity Parents Sarah Michelle Gellar & Freddie Prinze Jr. Are Expecting! The actress is due in the fall and the couple are "very excited," a source tells PEOPLE By Julie Jordan Julie Jordan Instagram Twitter Julie Jordan is an Editor at Large for PEOPLE. She has been with the brand for 25 years, holding various roles in the Los Angeles Bureau including Associate Bureau Chief. In 2006, she relocated to the Midwest where she continues to cover all things entertainment and Hollywood, including celebrity covers, features and specials such as Sexiest Man Alive and the Beautiful Issue.Prior to joining PEOPLE, Jordan freelanced for magazines such as SOUTHERN LIVING and graduated from the University of Missouri with a Bachelor's degree in Journalism. She is well-versed in what it takes to be the Sexiest Man Alive (having interviewed 11 of them for their cover stories) and considers shooting a confetti cannon on-stage alongside Garth Brooks during his performance of "Friends in Low Places" a career highlight. People Editorial Guidelines Published on April 9, 2009 10:00 PM Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Claire Greenway/Getty Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr. are expecting their first child together, a source close to the couple confirms exclusively to PEOPLE. “They’re very excited,” says the source, adding that the actress, 31, is due in the fall. Gellar, who has been married to Prinze, 33, for six years, will next shoot the HBO pilot The Wonderful Maladays, for which she serves as an executive producer. Prinze recently shot the comedy pilot No Heroics for ABC. RELATED GALLERIES• Photo Special: Who’s Due Next? (From Celebrity Baby Blog)• 2002: An earthquake rocks Sarah & Freddie’s dream wedding!• PEOPLE Covers: Hollywood’s baby boomRELATED ARTICLES:• 2005: Freddie reveals his secret to a happy marriage• Read how Freddie and Sarah fell in love!