Actor Gael Garcia Bernal to Be a Dad

08/14/2008 at 08:40 AM EDT

Actor Gael Garcia Bernal to Be a Dad
Dolores Fonzi and Gael García Bernal
Henny Garfunkel/Retna
Gael García Bernal – the Mexican actor who starred in Babel, Y tu Mamá También and Amores Perros – is expecting his first child.

He and girlfriend Dolores Fonzi, an actress from Argentina, confirmed the pregnancy Wednesday in a statement to the Associated press.

"This statement is to say that, after so much speculation and comments, the actors ... are indeed expecting a baby at the start of next year," Garcia Bernal's production company, Canana Films, said in a statement.

Bernal, 29, previously dated Natalie Portman. He and Fonzi costarred in 2001's Private Lives.

• In 2004, Gael Garcia Bernal claimed the title PEOPLE's Sexiest Import.

Your Reaction

Follow Us

On Newsstands Now

George Turns 1: Raising a Little Prince!
  • George Turns 1: Raising a Little Prince!
  • Ryan and Eva: How They Hid Her Pregnancy
  • Jillian Michaels: Why I Left Biggest Loser

Pick up your copy on newsstands

Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine


From Our Partners

Watch It

Editors' Picks

From Our Partners