It's a Boy and a Girl for Doogie Neil Patrick Harris and partner welcome twins By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Oct 16, 2010 11:10 AM CDT 10 comments Comments Neil Patrick Harris, right, and David Burtka arrive at the Creative Arts Emmy Awards on Saturday, Aug. 21, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello) (Newser) – Neil Patrick Harris and partner David Burtka are the fathers of twins. "All of us are happy, healthy, tired, and a little pukey," writes the How I Met Your Mother star on his Twitter feed. The twins are a boy and a girl named Gideon Scott and Harper Grace. They arrived earlier this week, reportedly via surrogate, notes People.