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Jude Law is about to become a father for the fifth time.

People magazine confirmed the news that the "Dom Hemingway" star and his ex-girlfriend are expecting.

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"I can confirm that Jude Law and Catherine Harding are expecting a child together in the spring. Whilst they are no longer in a relationship, they are both wholeheartedly committed to raising their child," the actor's rep said in a statement to the magazine.

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"They consider this a private matter and other than this confirmation no statement will be made. I ask that you respect the privacy of all parties involved and their families."

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Fatherhood is important to the brooding star. In an interview with Parade magazine in 2009, the British actor said, "Being a daddy is what counts. I used to sleep until noon, but it's not so bad to have to get up at 7 and give them breakfast. My daughter made me realize that if there's anything that's going to make a man of you, it's having your will broken by a little girl."

Congrats to the mommy and daddy.