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Benicio del Toro set to be a father

Benicio del Toro is to become a father.

A spokeswoman for the 44-year-old actor said del Toro is expecting a child with reality star Kimberly Stewart, who is Rod Stewart's daughter.

Publicist Robin Baum said that "although they are not a couple", del Toro and Kimberly Stewart are looking forward to the baby's arrival.

She said: "Benicio is the father and is very supportive."

Del Toro won an Academy Award for his supporting role in 2000's Traffic. His other credits include The Wolfman, Sin City and 21 Grams.

Stewart, 31, starred in the 2007 reality show Living with ... Kimberly Stewart.

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