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Tom Arnold welcomes his first child at age 54

April 7, 2013 at 1:38 AM ET

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Tom Arnold and wife Ashley Groussman welcomed a baby boy Saturday morning.

Congratulations to comedian Tom Arnold, 54, and his wife, Ashley Groussman! The couple welcomed their first baby, son Jax Copeland Arnold, on Saturday, his rep confirmed to TODAY.com. 

Jax was born at 9:53 a.m., weighs 8 pounds 12 ounces, and is 21 inches. The newborn is the actor's first child. The "True Lies" and "Roseanne" star did not have any children with this three previous wives.

"Looking forward to being a 70 year old Little League Coach,"  he tweeted Saturday.

Arnold first revealed he and his wife were expecting while co-hosting "The View" in January. "I'm pregnant," he joked. "I have put on, like, 40 pounds. My wife is pregnant too. We're having a baby. ... I didn't think it was in the cards for me, to be honest, and so I was completely shocked. It's a miracle."

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