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Richard Gere, wife Alejandra, welcome baby boy

“An Officer and a Gentleman” and a new dad? Actor Richard Gere has a new bundle of joy. 

Representatives for Gere, 69, and his wife Alejandra Silva, 35, announced that the couple welcomed a baby boy recently, CNN reported

Details of the baby’s birthday and name were not released.

But People magazine reported the baby was born late last week.

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This is the couple’s first child together. Gere and Silva married in 2017, CNN reported. They started dating in 2014, but knew each other for more than 10 years, according to People

Gere has a 9-year-old son from his marriage to Carey Lowell. Silva has a 6-year-old son with her former husband Govind Friedland. 

She announced her pregnancy in September, with a photo of the Dalai Lama blessing the family, CNN reported.

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