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Saturday Night Live's Bill Hader to Be a Dad!

08/06/2009 at 06:00 PM ET
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It’s no joke: Funnyman Bill Hader‘s wife is pregnant with the couple’s first child.

At Wednesday night’s Paper Heart premiere in New York City, the Saturday Night Live star proudly showed off wife Maggie Carey‘s burgeoning baby bump.

“I’m really excited,” Bill told PEOPLE of becoming a first-time dad. “I think it’s going to be awesome.”

Bill joins the ranks of other SNL parents – Amy Poehler and Maya Rudolph among them – but says he’ll be the only current cast member with a child come fall. “So everybody will have to understand when I’m really tired,” he joked. “Kidding – I’m actually handling it well.”

As for mom-to-be Maggie, Bill says she’s been “great” throughout her pregnancy. “She’s awesome,” he shared. “Way tougher than I am.” Though the couple doesn’t know the sex of their child, Maggie does know one thing for sure: “Bill’s going to be a really cute dad!”

The couple, who married in 2006, expect their new arrival at the end of September.

Source: PEOPLE

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Ashley Erinn on

Ah this makes my night :]
He is so hilarious and you can just tell he will make a GREAT father.

Suzanne on

He is SO FUNNY! LOVED him in SuperBad and Tropic Thunder….too funny (and cute too!)

Sarah on

I agree with the 1st post!!

14 Weeks Pregnant on

Congrats, that certainly is good news!

Kait on

Wow, love that he kept it under wraps till about 2 months before her due date! He’s definately going to be such a fun and loving dad.

tricia on

i looove bill hader
and he makes a great dad!


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