When actors star in long-running television shows, their lives can change dramatically for episodes, whether aging signs, marriages, or, more importantly, pregnancies.
The production team can portray a pregnant actor in a variety of ways. They might ask the actor to conceal the pregnancy or make a getaway for the character while she’s pregnant. Zooey Deschanel’s character, for example, kept her pregnancy hidden by serving on the jury for New Girl. However, the pregnancy of New Girl may have been included as plot development for the actor’s character by the writers.
Jenna Fischer was expecting her first child while filming The Office.
During The Office’s sixth season, Pam and Jim Halpert welcomed their first child, Cece. Pam then became pregnant with their son, Philip, in season eight. Jenna Fischer and Lee Kirk received their first child in 2011, which also happened to be Pam’s second pregnancy on The Office.
Lisa Kudrow was only expecting one child, not three.
During the fourth season of Friends, Phoebe Buffay’s pregnancy became a central plot point. Phoebe decides to surrogate her half-brother Frank Jr. and his wife, Alice. Frank Jr. Jr., Leslie, and Chandler are the names of Phoebe’s triplets. Lisa Kudrow, who portrays Phoebe on Friends, has passed away, was pregnant at the time, despite not having three children. In 1998, Kudrow and her husband, Michel Stern, welcomed their first child Julian. Kudrow claims that the cast was supportive of her pregnancy and even included her baby in the pre-show huddles.
The Word “Pregnant” Has Been Banned By I Love Lucy
The classic sitcom I Love Lucy featured Lucille Ball in one of the first depictions of a real-life pregnancy. Ball’s first pregnancy was kept hidden during the first season of I Love Lucy, but her second pregnancy was revealed during the second season.
For Nearly Two Decades, Chandra Wilson has played Dr. Miranda Bailey.
Dr. Miranda Bailey is played by Chandra Wilson, who has been a cast member of Grey’s Anatomy for nearly two decades. During the second season of Grey’s Anatomy, Wilson expected her third child, Michael. Wilson’s pregnancy was chosen as Bailey’s first child, William George Bailey “Tuck” Jones, with the writers’ now ex-husband, Tucker Jones.
Who Is Toni Topaz’s Child’s Father?
Morgan and Chicago White Sox pitcher Michael Kopech, with whom she recently split up, had a son named River this year. The writers decided to include the pregnancy in the plot, which results in another Riverdale storyline that doesn’t make sense.
The Second Pregnancy of Melissa Fumero Was Written Into Brooklyn Nine-Nine
Melissa Fumero made her acting debut on the soap opera One Life To Live as Adriana. She met her current husband, David Fumero, the father of their two sons, Enzo and Axel, at that event. On the NBC sitcom Brooklyn Nine-Nine, Fumero plays Amy Santiago. Fumero’s first pregnancy kept hidden until the third season of Brooklyn Nine-Nine comes in handy during a scene where Amy pretends to be pregnant.
Ginnifer Goodwin married her co-star from Once Upon a Time.
Josh Dallas, her real-life husband, plays Prince Charming in the film. Goodwin became pregnant twice during the run of Once Upon A Time, once in 2014 and then again in 2016.
On Bones, Emily Deschanel was pregnant twice.
Emily Deschanel has played Dr. Temperance “Bones” Brennan in the Fox crime drama Bones for twelve years. Given that twelve years is a long time, it’s understandable that Deschanel would experience significant life changes. She married David Hornsby, the star of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, in 2010, and they have two children together.
Jordan Peele is Chelsea Peretti’s husband.
Chelsea Peretti is best known for playing Gina Linetti on Brooklyn Nine-Nine and writing for shows such as Saturday Night Live and Parks & Recreation. After five years on the show, Peretti left in 2018 but returned in 2019 for in the episode Return Of The King, he makes a cameo appearance.
Like her on-screen daughter, Molly Ringwald’s character is pregnant.
She has appeared in films such as Sixteen Candles and The Breakfast Club The ABC Family sitcom Secret Life Of An American Teenager stars Ringwald, which tackles the issue of teen pregnancy. Shailene Woodley portrays her adolescent on-screen daughter, who is pregnant.