Ryan Reynolds Gushes About Fatherhood (and We Think That's Cool)

Ryan Reynolds became a first-time parent last December. And in the last year, he has passionately and repeatedly declared his love of fatherhood and devotion to his wife, Blake Lively.

And we think that's cool!

As he told David Letterman, "I'm not one for vomiting declarations of sentiment out across the airwaves, but when we had that baby, I fell more in love with my wife than I'd ever been in my entire life. I couldn't even believe it."

We celebrate the Mississippi Grind star who turned 39 on October 23rd with a few of our favorite quotes from him along with a handful of tweets. Click to this Parade.com story to read them all.