Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter Welcome First Child!!!

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The Cumber-baby has officially arrived!

Benedict Cumberbatch and wife Sophie Hunter welcomed their first child today. Reps for the actor shared the news in a statement issued to People:

Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter

"Benedict Cumberbatch and Sophie Hunter are delighted to announce the arrival of their beautiful son," the statement read earlier this morning. 

"We would kindly ask everyone to respect the family’s privacy during these next few precious weeks."

Cumberbatch and Hunter got engaged in November of last year, and rumors that she was carrying the British heartthrob's baby soon began to circulate.

Shortly thereafter, Hunter confirmed that she was pregnant in January, and Benedict and Sophie got married a month later on Valentine's Day.

The couple has yet to reveal any details about the baby, but sources say we can expect the release of a name and photos sometime in the next week.

Naturally, Cumberbatch's legions of devoted female fans have already expressed their best wishes (and volunteered to babysit) on social media.

We'd like to add our voice to the chorus and offer our sincerest congrats. Here's to another generation of British cool and reptilian good looks!

The first-time parents join an ever-growing list of celebrities who have welcomed babies in 2015. Check out the gallery below!

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