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Stanley Tucci welcomes son

Stanley Tucci and wife Felicity Blunt have become parents to their first child.

The Hunger Games actor and his spouse have named their son Matteo Oliver Tucci after welcoming him into the world on Sunday. The little boy was born in London a rep for the star confirmed on Thursday, with Stanley adding his delight at the arrival.

“I believe he is mine. We are all thrilled to welcome him to this cold, cruel world,” he joked to People magazine. “We are all thrilled that he is here and healthy.”

Matteo is the first child for the couple and the 54-year-old’s fourth. He also has daughter Camilla, 12, and twins Nicolo and Isabel, 14 from his first marriage to late wife Kate, who sadly passed away from breast cancer in 2009. Stanley also helped raise Kate’s two children from a previous marriage.

The actor married Felicity, who is the sister of his The Devil Wears Prada co-star Emily Blunt, in 2012. The couple confirmed their pregnancy in October, with the star revealing his joy at becoming a father once again.

“I'm very excited to be a dad. It's incredible," he told US Weekly at the Mario Batali Foundation Dinner in New York City at the time. "I'm most excited to have a baby with Felicity and for the baby to be healthy.

“The sex is of no concern to me. The sex of the baby, that is,” he joked.

Meanwhile Emily, 31, will no doubt be thrilled for her older sister Felicity and Stanley, as it means her 23-month-old daughter Hazel will have a play mate.

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