Model-turned-actor Jamie Dornan is set to become a father.

The Fall star and his singer-songwriter wife Amelia Warner, who he married in April (13), are expecting their first child, according to Dornan's stepmother Samina Dornan.

Samina is a gynaecology and obstetrics consultant, and she administered the couple's first scan at a private clinic in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Samina, who is married to Dornan's father Jim, tells Northern Irish newspaper The Sunday Life, "Jim and I are delighted that our third grandchild is on the way... The early wellbeing scanning was a beautiful and emotional experience for all present."

The baby news tops a stellar year for Dornan, who previously dated Keira Knightley, as he received a Best Actor nomination for his murderous role in crime drama The Fall ahead of the U.K.'s TV Choice Awards in September (13).