Child star Andrew Keegan is beyond excited about being a dad for the first time. His girlfriend Arista Ilona is expecting their first baby!

Keegan, who had starring roles on the TV series Party of Five and in the movie 10 Things I Hate About You, announced the happy news in an official statement he released this week.

"My beloved partner and I are excited to welcome a baby into our lives and our community," said the 36-year-old actor. "We look forward to embracing the sacred responsibility of parenthood."

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Andrew Keegan

The expectant father has become quite religious since his early Hollywood days, founding a spiritual center in L.A. called Full Circle Venice.

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Congratulations to Andrew and Arista!