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03/28/2008 02:46 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Regis Becomes A Grandpa To Willie X

Regis Philbin announced this morning that he became a grandfather yesterday to a boy named Wiiliam. Regis' daughter, Jennifer "J.J." Philbin, gave birth to a baby boy Monday, February 18, at 6:05 AM, after 30 hours of labor. J.J., who formerly wrote "The O.C.," is married to "The Office" writer Michael Schur.

William Xavier Schur — named in honor of his grandfather, whose confirmation name was Xavier — was born weighing 6 lbs., 5 oz., has strawberry red hair, and is 19 inches long.

Watch the proud grandfather discuss the arrival of his newest family member:

Regis announced the birth of his grandson this morning. The baby, William Xavier Schur, was born yesterday and named after Regis's confirmation name. http://link.brightcove.com/services/link/bcpid1422585171http://www.brightcove.com/channel.jsp?channel=1178199204

From ABC, 2/19