11/13/2008 at 08:00 AM EST
Scott Wolf and his wife of four years, Kelley, are expecting their first child, a baby boy, their representative confirms to PEOPLE.
The former Party of Five
star, 40, told Access Hollywood
that he and Kelley, 32, who appeared on Real World: New Orleans
, are both very "excited" at the prospect of becoming parents.
In 2006, when asked about having children, Wolf told PEOPLE
, "That's the plan."
Kelley is about five month along, PEOPLE confirms, and this is great news for the couple, who earlier this year encountered a health scare
After a lumpectomy, however, it was discovered that Kelley's breast tumor was benign.
Reporting by MONICA RIZZO
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