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By Randee Dawn

They're not playing around! "Hunger Games" star Stanley Tucci and wife Felicity Blunt are expecting their first child together, the actor confirmed at a charity dinner Sunday.

This will be Felicity Blunt's first child; Stanley Tucci has three children from a prior marriage.Andrew Toth / Today

"I'm very excited to be a dad," Tucci told Us Weekly at the Mario Batali Foundation Dinner in New York. "It's incredible. I'm most excited to have a baby with Felicity and for the baby to be healthy."

"The sex is of no concern to me," he added. "The sex of the baby, that is."

Blunt, 33, the sister of actress Emily Blunt, is an agent in London. She met Tucci, 53, in 2006 when he was filming "The Devil Wears Prada" with her sibling. 

The pair's secret London wedding made headlines in August 2012 when he broke the news in a brief interview. 

Tucci has three children from his marriage to Kathryn Spath-Tucci, who died in 2009 of breast cancer. This will be Blunt's first child.

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