Glee’s Ali Stroker Expecting First Baby With Husband David Perlow

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Ali Stroker announced on Saturday that she and her husband, David Perlow, are expecting their first child.

“We’re having a baby!!!” the Tony winner, 35, captioned an Instagram selfie with the 36-year-old actor, as well as an ultrasound recording.

“The newest member of the team arrives in November!” she continued. “A dream come true!!”

Stroker wished her partner a happy first birthday, writing, “Best year ever! Thank you for creating this life with me! We hit the jackpot! I love you.”

She and Perlow tied the knot in July 2021.

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The actress called their impending arrival a “dream come true” via Instagram.

The couple met in college and reconnected in 2015 while performing in “Spring Awakening” at the Deaf West Theater revival.

Stroker made history for her role in “Oklahoma!” four years later, when she became the first person in a wheelchair to be nominated for — and won — a Tony Award.

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The couple married in July 2021.
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The New Jersey native, who became paralyzed below the waist at age 2 after sustaining a spinal cord injury in a car accident, took home the Best Female Lead award for her performance as Ado Annie in the musical.

“This award is for every child watching tonight who has a disability, disability or challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — that’s you,” she said in her 2019 acceptance speech.

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Stroker had a guest role on “Glee” in 2013.
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“I’ve always felt like I belonged on stage,” Stroker told viewers. “And once I got into the theater, I really wanted to explore the dance part.”

In addition to her Broadway career, the actress is also known for her performance in “Glee” in 2013 as Betty Pillsbury.

Stroker competed for the guest role in the second season of ‘The Glee Project’.

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