Chris Hemsworth and Elsa Pataky Expecting a Baby!

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2012 is going to be a big year for Chris Hemsworth.

In addition to reprising his role as Thor in The Avengers, the 28-year-old Aussie will welcome a child with wife Elsa Pataky this spring, Hemsworth's rep confirms to Us Weekly.

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The actors, who wed in December 2010, are "delighted and very excited" to become first-time parents.  Spanish actress Pataky, 35, tells ¡Hola!: "Having the person that you love by your side and starting a family with them is the best thing that can happen to you in this life. You can't ask for more."

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What does Hemsworth love most about his wife, who recently starred opposite Vin Diesel and Paul Walker in Fast Five?

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"She's always smiling," Hemsworth told Us in April. "She's a lot of fun to be around."

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