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Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Bring Home Their Twins

Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka Bring Home Their Twins
Neil Patrick Harris & David Burtka
Neil Patrick Harris and David Burtka are proud fathers of fraternal twins.

Broadway veteran Neil Patrick Harris tweeted news that he is now the proud father of twins with partner David Burtka. As previously announced, the couple were expecting children via a surrogate. The men are now proud fathers of a baby boy and girl and have named the children Gideon Scott and Harper Grace. The twins were born on October 12.

"Babies!! On 10/12, Gideon Scott and Harper Grace entered the Burtka-Harris fold," Harris wrote. "All of us are happy, healthy, tired and a little pukey."

Harris’ Broadway credits include Cabaret, Proof and Assassins. A three-time 2010 Emmy Award nominee, he is best known for TV roles including Barney on How I Met Your Mother, Billy in Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog and the title star in Doogie Howser, M.D.. Film credits include Starship Troopers, The Proposition, Undercover Brother, Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The host of the 2009 Tony Awards, Harris also recently branched into directing, helming this summer’s Hollywood Bowl production of Pulitzer Prize-winning hit Rent. Burtka appeared on Broadway in the 2003 revival of Gypsy. His screen credits include The West Wing, Crossing Jordan, Open House, Worldly Possession, Army Guy, CSI: NY and How I Met Your Mother.

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