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Bryce Dallas Howard and Seth Gabel welcome baby girl

Bryce Dallas Howard, back in June. (DANNY MOLOSHOK/REUTERS)

Grandfather Ron Howard confirmed over the weekend via Twitter that “The Help” star and recent NAACP Image Award nominee gave birth to a daughter on Thursday, People reports. The girl’s name: Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel.

Little Beatrice is the second child for Howard, 30, and her husband, Seth Gabel, the actor perhaps best known as Lincoln Lee on Fox’s “Fringe.” The couple, who married in 2006, have a four-year-old son named Theo.

“Bryce & Baby B are spectacular Daddy Seth & brother Theo are beaming ear to ear :-) ,” Ron Howard wrote earlier today in his birth-announcement tweet,

When she isn’t at a movie theater or writing about movies, Jen Chaney is ... um ... probably at home, watching a movie.


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