Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner expecting third child

24/08/11

Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner

Hollywood actors Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are due to have their third baby.

The couple, both 39, said they were "thrilled" to have another child on the way.

They already have two daughters, five-year-old Violet and two-year-old Seraphina Elizabeth Rose.

Ben Affleck won an Oscar for co-writing the screenplay to Good Will Hunting and recently wrote, directed and starred in the thriller The Town.

Jennifer Garner rose to fame after starring in the television series Alias and has appeared in films like Valentine's Day and Elektra.

The couple married in 2005.