Remember the time Keri Russell cut her hair and Felicity ratings plunged? It's probably a good thing that show's not around anymore, because something like this could really do it in.
The erstwhile Felicity Porter is pregnant with her first child with her fiancé, contractor Shane Deary, her rep, Jill Fritzo, confirmed to E! News. The baby is expected this summer.
Russell and Deary, both 30, have been dating for several years and got engaged last year. They have yet to set a wedding date, Fritzo said.
After Felicity ended its four-season run in 2002, Russell took a break from the spotlight for several years before resurfacing in 2005's The Upside of Anger.
She went on to appear in the Steven Spielberg miniseries Into the West before signing on to star opposite Tom Cruise in 2006's Mission: Impossible III.
Fittingly enough, Russell plays a pregnant woman in her latest film, the indie romantic comedy Waitress, which debuts at the Sundance Film Festival next week.
In a sad twist, the film was written and directed by the late Adrienne Shelly, who was murdered in her New York apartment in November, making the upcoming premiere a bittersweet experience for those involved with the project.
"It is bizarre coming there under these circumstances," Russell told the New York Times in a recent interview. "Sundance is a raging, nonstop party, a huge celebration, and you feel so lucky to be there. This will be very different for all of us, but I have huge affection for her family, and I think all of us believe that this movie deserves every bit of attention it can get."
Russell is scheduled to attend the premiere.
Up ahead, Russell stars in the films August Rush, with Robin Williams, and The Girl in the Park with Kate Bosworth and Sigourney Weaver. Both films are slated for release later this year.
Capitalizing on her looks as well as her acting skills, the fresh-faced star also works as a CoverGirl spokesmodel alongside the likes of Queen Latifah, Christie Brinkley, Tyra Banks and Molly Sims.