The Returned star, 30, is expecting her first child with her boyfriend Alefaio Brewer, and she tells that she cannot wait to become a mum.

"From a young age, I dreamed about being a mom, and now it's finally happening for real and I couldn't be more excited," she says. "I'm looking forward to this next chapter in my life."

Bruckner shared a picture on of the couple on sun loungers in Hawaii, but kept her tummy out of the snap. In the caption she wrote, "Aloha... soakin up the sun before the move to Cali."

Bruckner has a role in TV show Once Upon a Time and she also portrayed tragic actress/model Anna Nicole Smith in 2013 TV movie The Anna Nicole Story.