Richard Gere Is New Dad at 69

Actor, wife welcome baby boy
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Feb 12, 2019 3:50 AM CST
Actor Richard Gere and then-girlfriend Alejandra Silva pose on the red carpet for the film 'The Dinner' during the 2017 Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany, Friday, Feb. 10, 2017.   (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber)
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(Newser) – A new dad at nearly 70: Richard Gere and wife Alejandra Silva have welcomed their first child together, a little more than nine months after their wedding last year. A rep says the 35-year-old Silva gave birth to a baby boy in New York City a few days ago, E! Online reports. Gere, 69, already has a 19-year-old son, Homer, from his marriage to Casey Lowell, while Silva has a 6-year-old son from her marriage to Govind Friedland, reports CNN. The newborn's name has not been disclosed. (The couple announced the pregnancy last fall with the assistance of the Dalai Lama.)

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