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Former Neighbours star Tim Phillipps welcomes first child with wife Jessica

“You’ve changed our world forever”

By Erin Doyle
Congratulations are in order for ex-Neighbours star Tim Phillips, 30, who just welcomed a new addition into his family.
The actor shared the happy news to Instagram, uploading photos of himself and wife Jessica Phillips holding their new bundle of joy.
"Welcome little fella. Rory Cooper, you've changed our world forever. @jessicaphillipps is an absolute superstar mum already," Tim, who played Daniel Robinson on the show, captioned the sweet snap.
Neighbours stars past and present flooded his comments section to congratulate the couple.
"Congratulations guys!!" wrote Scott McGregor, while Olympia Valance added: "Oh my goodness!! Congratulations"
Colette Mann wrote, "Thrilled for both". Meanwhile, Alan Fletcher congratulated the pair by commenting, "So happy for you both. This is the real show!"
New arrival: Tim and Jessica welcome their first child. Image: @timphillipps/ Instagram
Tim found fame playing Daniel Robinson in Neighbours from 2014 to 2016, the son of iconic couple Scott (Jason Donovan) and Charlene (Kylie Minogue).
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Meet little Rory Cooper. Image: @timphillipps/ Instagram
In a video shared on social media, Tim walks into the kitchen to greet Jessica, giving her a kiss then as he lowers himself, his wife's burgeoning baby bump is on display.
Speaking to his unborn child, the actor says, "Did you hear the joke about paper? It's tear-able."
Continuing his stream of dad jokes as Jessica watches on, he adds, "Did you hear about the kidnapping at school? It's okay he woke up. That graveyard? Phwoar, looks pretty busy. People are dying to get in there!"
"Getting warmed up for my new audience. He's Ganna love these types of jokes, I can just tell! My partner in crime @jessicaphillipps will be the best mum!" Tim wrote in the caption.
Adorable!
Neighbours stars past and present congratulated the couple of their new bub. Image: @timphillipps/ Instagram