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NEW YORK (AP) --

Maya Rudolph say she's expecting her second child with filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson.

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The former "Saturday Night Live" star confirmed her pregnancy Tuesday on ABC's "The View." When co-host Barbara Walters asked whether she was expecting, Rudolph answered: "I am ... I'm so excited."

The 36-year-old actress and 38-year-old Anderson, who has directed such films as "Magnolia" and "There Will Be Blood," are already parents to a 3-year-old daughter.

Rudolph left "SNL" in 2007 but has since returned to the NBC show to portray Michelle Obama.

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In the upcoming film "Away We Go," she plays a woman expecting her first child. John Krasinski plays her partner in the Sam Mendes movie. It's slated for limited release on June 5.