Game of Thrones star Carice van Houten and Aussie actor Guy Pearce are expecting their first child together.

The 39-year-old Dutch actress who portrays Melisandre in the hit HBO series, is also a singer and has released two albums — 2012’s See You on the Ice and 2006’s Black Book.

Guy Pearce, 48, currently stars in Australian TV series Jack Irish and will portray F. Scott Fitzgerald in the upcoming film, Genius, which will be released in July.

Carice van Houten announced the couple are expecting a baby on Instagram, saying: “Yes. It’s true. Let the shadow baby jokes begin.”

The actress’s rep also confirmed the news: “Carice and Guy are thrilled to be expecting their first child,” the statement read.

Congratulations to them both!

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  • Congratulations – though I wonder how his ex wife feels after years of him saying he didn’t want kids.


  • Wow congrats to them! Very exciting!


  • Congrats to them – lovely news.


  • wow, what happy event for them :) I didn’t even know they were an item! – loving Jack Irish right now on iview – very good series

    • Love Jack Irish – a good Aussie show.


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