Baby On The Way For 'Big Bang Theory's' Simon Helberg

Simon Helberg and Jocelyn Towne arrive at the 63rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. LIVE in Los Angeles on September 18, 2011 -- Getty Images

There's a baby on the way for "The Big Big Bang Theory" star Simon Helberg!

The actor -- who plays turtleneck-loving Howard Wolowitz on the CBS show -- and wife Jocelyn Towne are expecting their first child, a rep for the couple told People.

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The baby is due this spring.

Simon, 31, and Jocelyn, an actress, met in Los Angeles and married in July 2007.


In addition to the baby news, Simon may earn yet another reason to celebrate this weekend - "The Big Bang Theory" is nominated for Best Ensemble in a TV Comedy at the 18th Annual SAG Awards.

"Big Bang" will face off against "Glee," "Modern Family," and NBC's "30 Rock" and "The Office" for the coveted statue at the SAG Awards, airing on Sunday at 5 PT/8 ET on TNT.

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