LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mel Gibson is a father for the ninth time.
Girlfriend Rosalind Ross gave birth to the couple’s son, Lars Gerard Gibson, on Friday. Ross is a writer.
Gibson’s publicist Alan Nierob confirms the birth.
The actor-director Gibson has a lot to celebrate. On Tuesday morning, he received an Oscar nomination for directing “Hacksaw Ridge,” which also received a best picture nomination.
Gibson, who won an Oscar for directing “Braveheart,” has seven children from his marriage to his ex-wife, Robyn Moore. Their youngest child is 17.
He also has a 7-year-old daughter with ex-girlfriend Oksana Grigorieva.
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1. 13th1 of 12
2. Barry Jenkins2 of 12
3. Ruth Negga3 of 12
4. Moonlight4 of 12
5. Hidden Figures5 of 12
6. Fences6 of 12
7. Mahershala Ali7 of 12
8. Viola Davis8 of 12
9. Naomie Harris9 of 12
10. Denzel Washington10 of 12
11. Octavia Spencer11 of 12
12. The People vs OJ Simpson12 of 12
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