May 17 (UPI) — Glee alum Matthew Morrison is going to be a first-time dad.
The 38-year-old actor announced in an interview with People that wife Renee Morrison, née Puente, is pregnant and expecting a baby in the fall.
“I’m so excited, and I just want to be the best father I can possibly be,” Morrison told the magazine, adding that he’s “looking forward to everything” about parenthood.
“I’m so excited to meet our child and to see what he or she looks like, and to see what features of my beautiful wife that he or she has,” he said. “I can’t wait to share experiences and watch life through my kid’s eyes.”
Morrison and Renee, an actress who appeared in Divergent, married in 2014 after three years of dating. The couple confirmed their baby news Wednesday by dedicating sweet posts to each other on Instagram.
“We will have a new addition to the family and I’m blown away by the unconditional love that I already possess for this child. I have such a clear vision of the Father that I want to be, but the perfection lies in the balance and teamwork that Renee and I have cultivated,” Morrison wrote.
Our #MorrisonAdventures have been so epic together, but they have only just begun!! We will have a new addition to the family and I’m blown away by the unconditional love that I already possess for this child. I have such a clear vision of the Father that I want to be, but the perfection lies in the balance and teamwork that Renee and I have cultivated. Now, we simply wait with open arms…. Thank you @noelmaitland and @isaaccohenphotography for this awesome video!
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“My love, @_matthew.morrison_ you have given me dreams I didn’t know how to dream, love greater than all the fairy tales, hope when it seemed to be slipping from my finger tips,” Renee added. “I couldn’t have dreamt of a better Papa for our little one.”
…life… it is sometimes beyond my comprehension. How things manifest. Things that are beyond my wildest dreams. My love, @_matthew.morrison_ you have given me dreams I didn’t know to dream, love greater than all the fairy tales, hope when it seemed to be slipping from my finger tips… and so so so much more baby. You leave me speechless when I usually always have the right words… you’ve brought me peace in times when there’s fire inside of me… and now you’ve given me a child that I get to call my own… LIFE… It just no longer makes sense without you. The capacity of love, bliss, and gratitude I feel is beyond my comprehension. There are no words… they all seem to fail me in this moment. So I sit, and smile, and type, and erase, and type again…. and all I come up with is THANK YOU… you beautiful, precious human. My husband, my partner, my best friend.. my BABY DADDY! My Sherpapa… I trust my life and the life of OUR CHILD so completely in your hands. We are so fortunate to have you as our protector and our guide. I couldn’t have dreamt of a better Papa for our little one. OURS. Me You. Forever. Mau Loa! A special thank you to @isaaccohenphotography @noelmaitland for helping Matthew and I capture share these unforgettable moments!
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Morrison is known for playing Will Schuester on Glee, and has since appeared on The Good Wife,
Younger and Grey’s Anatomy. He will star in the movie Broadway 4D with Hugh Jackman and Christina Aguilera.