Adam Sandler to be 'Big Daddy' in Real Life

He played a big daddy on the big screen. Now Adam Sandler is taking on the role in real life.

The 39-year-old funnyman and his wife, Jackie, are expecting their first child in the spring, People magazine reported on its Web site this week. Jackie, 31, had a small role in the comedian's 1999 film, "Big Daddy."

Sandler's publicist, Cindy Guagenti, would not confirm the pregnancy Tuesday.

The couple married in 2003 with Sandler's bulldog, Meatball, preceding the bride down the aisle.

Sandler recently starred in the 2005 film, "The Longest Yard" and 2004's "Spanglish."