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Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach welcome first child together

The couple first met on the set of 2010 film Greenberg.

Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)
Noah Baumbach and Greta Gerwig have welcomed their first child together (Ian West/PA)

By Keiran Southern, Press Association Los Angeles Correspondent

Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach have welcomed their first child together.

A representative for Gerwig confirmed the news but did not reveal the sex of the baby.

Oscar-nominated actress, writer and director Gerwig, 35, and filmmaker Baumbach, 49, first met on the set of 2010 comedy-drama Greenberg.

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Greta Gerwig has become a mother for the first time (PA)

They have continued to work together, collaborating on the films Frances Ha and Mistress America, both of which they co-wrote.

Gerwig is best-known for her directorial debut on 2017’s critically acclaimed coming-of-age drama Lady Bird, for which she earned two Academy Award nominations for best director and best original screenplay.

She became only the fifth woman in history to score a best director nod. This is Gerwig’s first child.

Baumbach has a son from his marriage with the actress Jennifer Jason Leigh.

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