Anne Heche

Anne Heche and her boyfriend James Tupper, are expecting their first child.

The pair first met back in 2006 on the set of the romantic dramedy, Men in Trees, while both were involved in other relationships.

A representative for Heche told US Magazine, "They are thrilled," about the news.

On the show, Heche played a New York City novelist that moved to a small Alaskan town, where she met and became instantly smitten with the handsome biologist played by Tupper. Life quickly imitated art.

Shortly after, Tupper said in an interview, "In that friendship, we kind of discovered we saw the world in a somewhat similar way ... I think we both made decisions that were based on the relationships we were in." Heche announced her split from then-husband Coley Laffoon (with whom she has a son, Homer).

The couple lives together in Vancouver, where Trees was shot.

Heche will be joining Tupper once again on the small screen when she guest stars on an upcoming episode of Samantha Who?.

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