Hello, grandpa: Gary Busey's son Jake welcomes a daughter

Jake and Gary Busey.
Jake and Gary Busey.Bobby Bank / WireImage file / Today

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By Natalie Finn

Jake Busey is with baby. The eldest son of actor Gary Busey has welcomed a daughter, his first child, with fiancee April Hutchinson, E! News confirms.

Autumn Rosalia Busey was born July 30 at St. John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif., weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces -- and, judging by her patrilineage, packing more than her fair share of spunk!

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Sure enough, the onetime "Shasta McNasty" star offered up a perfectly Busey-esque synopsis of recent events that led to his and April's blessed event.

"We believe she is our miracle," the 41-year-old actor said of little Autumn in a statement released by his manager.

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"We spent our 20's together, but seperated (sic) and were apart for 11 years. Looking back on the last couple years, it appears that all of the tragedies and losses in my life were ultimately guiding us back together. I had lost 2 houses, a speed boat , an airplane, the Mercedes, the trucks, my dirtbikes, my health, and filed bankruptcy. Last year April let me stay with her when I was broke and homeless, as I had supported her in the nineties when we were first engaged."

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"During that time," he continued, "We fell back In love, renewed our engagement and then she got pregnant! Autumn was our destiny. And she is so beautiful! And we are Lucky that she is very healthy and happy. We are happily looking forward to this wonderful new life!"

Rosalia is his maternal grandmother's name, Jake said.

Autumn is "completely healthy and arrived right on schedule. She's a brunette, just like her mom," he added.

Congratulations to the whole family!

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