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Lena Headey

Congrats are in order for Queen Cersei!

Lena Headey is expecting her second child. The 41-year-old British actress, who plays Cersei Lannister on HBO's Game of Thrones, confirmed the news on Saturday, after being spotted in recent weeks sporting what appeared to be a baby bump.

"I'm happy to confirm that I'm having my second child this summer," Headey, also known for her role in last year's 300: Rise of an Empire,  told People magazine. "I only hope that this announcement can help me to regain some of the privacy I have recently lost to prying photographers and ask that they please respect my privacy and let me enjoy this time."

Game of Thrones, Lena Headey

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The father of her child was not revealed. The actress, who has kept mum about her love life, shares a 4-year-old son, Wylie, with ex-husband Peter Loughran.

Headey's baby news comes two months before the season 5 premiere of Game of Thrones, which will air on April 12. It is unclear if and how her pregnancy will affect her character's storyline.