Veteran actor and comedian Rowan Atkinson, famous for his portrayal of Mr Bean in the sitcom of the same name, movies based on the character and also an animated series, is set to become a father for the third time at the age of 62.
It is the first child for the British comedian and his girlfriend, actress Lousie Ford, 33, British papers reported.
The couple have been together for three years and are said to be delighted and excited about the news.
The news spread when Ford was recently spotted shopping in London.
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The family added that they will be "forever grateful" for the support they had received following Eimear's disappearance. Noonan, who was working as a teacher in the Annonay region, near Lyon , in France, had been missing since Wednesday.
After studying English at Southampton University she gained a place at RADA, studying alongside Tom Hiddlestone and Gemma Arterton. He began dating Louise - who plays Kate Middleton in hit Channel 4 comedy The Windsors - in 2014 after separating from Sunetra. It's a very happy time for them both'.
Atkinson split from Sastry in 2014 and she filed for divorce citing irreconcilable differences. Interestingly, the breakup of Atkinson and Sunetra came at a crucial time when the duo was busy building a luxury mansion in Oxfordshire worth $18.4 million. In an interesting development, Lily ditched the name of her father and adopted her mother's maiden name as her surname.
Atkinson's agent has so far not responded to requests for comment.