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Actor Grant gets a daughter


LOS ANGELES — Actor Hugh Grant, known for films such as Notting Hill and Bridget Jones’s Diary, has welcomed a baby girl into his life following a brief affair, his spokeswoma­n said Tuesday.

“I can confirm that Hugh Grant is the delighted father of a baby girl. … While this was not planned, Hugh could not be happier or more supportive.

He and the mother have discussed everything and are on very friendly terms,” the spokeswoma­n said in an email to Reuters.

The identity of the mother was not disclosed, nor were the details of the couple’s relationsh­ip.

This is the first child for the 51-year-old Bridget Jones actor, who has had previous high-profile relationsh­ips with model Elizabeth Hurley and British socialite Jemima Khan.

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