Will Ferrell and Viveca Paulin welcome baby son Axel
This post has been corrected, as detailed below.
Will Ferrell and Viveca Paulin welcomed a third son, Axel, Saturday morning in Los Angeles. The little guy joins brothers Magnus, 5, and Mattias, 3.
And talk about working up till the last minute -- a very pregnant Viveca rocked out to "Free Bird" with Will (see below) on Conan O'Brien's final show, just hours before heading to the delivery room.
Will and Viveca met in an acting class, according to People magazine -- and the Ministry can confirm that, because we were there too: South Coast Repertory theater's eight-week professional acting conservatory, summer of 1991, just down the road in Costa Mesa. "Awakenings" catch, anyone? (Approximately 20 people on the planet will get that joke. OK, maybe six.)
Congrats to the whole family!
-- Christie D'Zurilla
[For the record, Oct. 24, 2011: Viveca Paulin's first name was misspelled as Vivica in this post's original headline.]
Photos: Will Ferrell sits courtside, above, at the Jan. 15 Lakers-Clippers game in L.A. Below, in jeans and a hat, he rocks the mike while a hippie-clad Vivica Paulin sways to his left Jan. 22 on the final "Tonight Show With Conan O'Brien." Credits: Stephen Dunn/Getty Images, top; Margaret Norton / NBC via Getty Images, below.
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