David Schwimmer to be a dad

Dec. 22, 2010 at 4:07 PM ET

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Actor David Schwimmer and his wife Zoe Buckman, who secretly wed in June, will be first-time parents, his rep tells People magazine.

The former "Friends" star, 44, and Buckman, a photographer, met in 2007 and became engaged in March 2010.

Schwimmer told People in 2006 about his desire to start a family.

"I think it's gonna have to wait until I settle down and have a family," he said at the time. "It will happen when it feels right. Maybe part of me is waiting for myself to slow down a little and be ready to stay put. I'm confident it's gonna happen."