01/08/2013 08:24 am ET

Jensen Ackles And Danneel Harris Expecting A Baby

He’s hunted down demons, gone after ghosts and come face to face with ferocious monsters, but Jensen Ackles is diving into a whole new dimension: daddy duty.

The Supernatural star, 34, and his wife Danneel Harris Ackles are expecting their first child later this year, his rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

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