closer look at the phenomenon. Reporter: For years, steve martin has played america's favorite dad on screen. But now, at the age of 67, the fictional "father of the bride" is taking on the role of... See More
closer look at the phenomenon. Reporter: For years, steve martin has played america's favorite dad on screen. But now, at the age of 67, the fictional "father of the bride" is taking on the role of dad in real life. Sources say, over the holidays, the media-shy martin, and his wife gave birth to a little girl. Steve martin is very private when it comes to his personal life. So, we didn't know about the baby straight away. Reporter: The one-time wild and crazy guy of "snl" joins a group of distinguished dads, taking on fatherhood later than life. Alec baldwin and his wife announced they were expecting this summer. Elton john and his partner, david fernish, are raising young boys. Older parents have life experience. Reporter: On tv, art now appears to be imitating life. I am pregnant. Oh, come on. Reporter: On abc's "modern family," jay pritchett just became a father. I felt like my life was ending. Now, you're telling me I get to have a new start with the woman of my dreams. I think I'm going to cry. I'm way ahead of you. One of the major benefits of having a child when you're much older in life is the fact it can give you a tremendous sense of purpose. Reporter: As for martin, you might say this isn't his first rodeo. Howdy, pardner. Reporter: Even if it's just in the movies. I hope this is the best dang birthday you've ever had. We wish him all kinds of
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