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James Van Der Beek has married his girlfriend, Kimberly Brook, he announced on Twitter.

James Van Der Beek and girlfriend expecting first child

"The woman I love did me the honor of [becoming] my wife today," the Dawson's Creek alum tweeted Sunday. "I look forward to earning her for the rest of my life."Van Der Beek, 33, and Brook are expecting their first child later this year. They started dating last July, three months after his split from his wife of six years, actress Heather McComb.

James Van Der Beek files for divorce

Van Der Beek and McComb reached a divorce settlement in March.