'Eastenders' Steve McFadden Becomes Dad Of Five As Girlfriend Karen Cairns 'Gives Birth To Baby Girl'

The newborn's name has also been revealed.

06/06/2016 09:36

'Eastenders' actor Steve McFadden (a.k.a Phil Mitchell) has reportedly become a dad to his fifth child.

The 57-year-old's girlfriend Karen Cairns is said to have given birth to a baby girl named Frankie, according to The Sun

"Steve and Karen are both over the moon with little Frankie," a source told the newspaper.

"Her pregnancy did come as a surprise, but now they are both really happy."

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This is McFadden's first child with Cairns. 

The actor is already dad to Matt, 28, with former partner Sue Marshall; Teona, 19, and Mollie Jane, 12, with Angela Bostock; and Amelie, seven, with Rachel Sidwell. 

The news comes just days after McFadden won an "Outstanding Achievement" award at the British Soap Awards 2016. 

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