Baby Girl on the Way for Leonor Varela

09/11/2014 at 09:00 AM ET

Leonor Varela Pregnant Expecting Daughter
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Y’all, Leonor Varela is pregnant!

The former Dallas star is expecting her second child with producer Lucas Akoskin, she announced Wednesday on Instagram.

Varela, 41, and Akoskin are already parents to 22-month-old son Matteo.

“Matteo is going to have a little sister! So happy to share this beautiful news with you,” the actress captioned a photo of herself showing off her baby belly in front of the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.

On Tuesday, Varela teased the announcement on her Twitter, telling her followers she was eager to share some good news.

“I’m going to let this night of a full moon go by and I will tell you tomorrow,” she Tweeted, prompting many of her fans to send early well-wishes on her pregnancy.

Varela played the villainous Marta Del Sol on the hit series, but was killed off in the first season.

— Anya Leon

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April on

I don’t know her but she sure is beautiful! Congrats!

Lolo on

I had to read this to know who she is. I still don’t.

Nancy on

WHO???????????????????????????????????? LOL. Might as well say my neighbor just gave birth!

Anonymous on


Pal on

Never heard this person.

Ms Amber on

I only clicked on this because her dress is cute. Who is she and why is this relevant??

Me on

Ohhhhhhhhhhh! She was from the TV movie Cleopatra with Billy Zane! She was Cleopatra! She looks AMAZING for 41! She is still as gorgeous as she was back then!

anonim on

She also starred in the music video for Marc Anthony’s “Tragedy”

Anonymous on

She was Cleopatra in a TV movie some years back, and she had small role in Leonardo Dicaprio’s movie The Man with the Iron Mask, she’s gorgeous

Gail on

Don’t know her but congrats to her!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them! Oh, and to everyone asking who she is…Read the second sentence of the article!😉

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