By peoplestaff225
Updated July 16, 2008 06:00 AM

During a press conference to promote his role in the new season of 24, Jon Voight took time out to weigh in on the Saturday births of his two new grandchildren, Knox Léon and Vivienne Marcheline Jolie-Pitt. Clearly thrilled "to have new souls coming in" to this world, the 69-year-old actor told reporters that above all, "there is nothing more exciting" than welcoming the twins adding that "they are Brad and Angie’s babies." And while Jon — who recently said he "would love to see the kids" — chose to remain mum on how he officially received word on the big arrival, he did reach out to his daughter’s family saying, "if they call me, I will find a way to get there."

Jon — who was quick to point out that "Angie is in for a handful" — praised the unusual name choices, calling the tribute to family members "beautiful" as "the grandfather is Knox and Marcheline is Angie’s mom."

Knox and Vivienne’s arrival made Jon a grandfather for the fifth and sixth time as Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie also have Maddox Chivan, 6 ½, Pax Thien, 4 ½, Zahara Marley, 3 ½, and Shiloh Nouvel, 2.

Source: ET Online; Photo by Jeffrey Mayer/