Life Downton Abbey actor Allen Leech becomes father By weekster Posted on September 12, 2019 1 min read Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Google+ Baby news from London. There, Allen Leech announced at the world premiere of the movie Downtown Abbey that his wife Jessica Blair Herman is pregnant. The couple stood radiant on the red carpet, while Jessica’s baby belly was clearly visible. It is the first child for the couple. This reports The Daily Mail. 38-year-old Allen spoke enthusiastically about the pregnancy: “It is very exciting. I am not getting any younger, Jessica is, but we thought: let’s just try it. She is really beautiful and today exactly 5 months pregnant. I am nervous!” Allen and also 38-year-old Jessica gave each other the yes at the beginning of January in Solvang, California. The two met three years ago at an afterparty of a showbiz party.