Hugh Grant is about to father another child, his fourth in four years. (Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Scoop: Middle-aged fatherhood suits Hugh Grant

Hugh Grant’s life will soon be “About a Boy” — or girl — yet again.

The Golden Globe-winning British actor, 55, expects his fourth child in as many years, Entertainment Tonight confirmed. The baby will be his second with Swedish TV producer Anna Eberstein, who was recently photographed in London with a baby bump.

The “Love Actually” star has ping-ponged between two baby mamas in a tangled timeline of childbirths, according to the New York Daily News.

He first welcomed a daughter, Tabitha Jing Xi (translation from Chinese: “happy surprise”) in September 2011, the product of what his rep called “a fleeting affair” with a woman named Tinglan Hong.

A year later, Eberstein gave birth to Grant’s second child, son John Mungo. Grant reunited with Hong in 2013 to produce his third offspring, son Felix.

The actor confirmed Felix’s arrival on Twitter, but made no mention of John Mungo. That news reportedly came to light when John Mungo’s birth certificate was re-registered with Grant’s name.

Grant’s last serious relationship was with heiress Jemima Khan, from whom he split in 2007. Before Khan, he dated “Royals” star Elizabeth Hurley for 13 years.

SWIFT IN THE RUNNING

Taylor Swift earned six American Music Awards nominations Tuesday, and if she wins everything she’s up for, she will become the most-honored female artist in the show’s history.

Ed Sheeran and the Weeknd had five nominations each. Sam Hunt, Nicki Minaj, Sam Smith, Meghan Trainor and Walk the Moon had three each, the Associated Press reports.

Swift is among 10 nominees for artist of the year, and her “Blank Space” was nominated for song of the year. She was also nominated for collaboration of the year for her work on “Bad Blood” with Kendrick Lamar, and her blockbuster “1989” is competing for album of the year.

She’s won 16 American Music Awards. Whitney Houston’s 21 awards are the most ever among female artists in the show, which was launched in 1974. Michael Jackson’s 24 awards are the most of any artist.

Jennifer Lopez will host the show, which airs live on Nov. 22 from Los Angeles.

QUICK TAKES

Just in time for National Dessert Day today, City Guide app Foursquare has named B. Patisserie in San Francisco as one of America’s 10 most scrumptious bakeries. … Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will host “Saturday Night Live” on Nov. 7 … Beloved puppet H.R. Pufnstuf of 1970s TV fame will guest star on Nickelodeon’s “Mutt & Stuff” next year.

HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Actress Mia Wasikowska is 26. … Actor Max Thieriot is 27. … TV personality Stacy Keibler is 36. … Singer Usher is 37. … Singer Natalie Maines of the Dixie Chicks is 41. … Actor Jon Seda is 45. …. Actor Steve Coogan is 50. … Singer Thomas Dolby is 57. … Actor Greg Evigan is 62. … Actor Harry Anderson is 63. … Singer Cliff Richard is 75. … Designer Ralph Lauren is 76. … Politician John Dean is 77. … Actor Roger Moore is 88.

— Wire report

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