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Penelope Cruz and Javier Bardem Welcome First Child



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    FILE - In this May 23, 2010 file photo, actor Javier Bardem and actress Penelope Cruz arrive during the awards ceremony at the 63rd international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. A Spanish agency that represents Penelope Cruz says the Oscar-winning Spanish actress is pregnant. The Madrid-based agency Kuranda said in a statement Tuesday Sept. 14, 2010 that 36-year-old Cruz is four-and-a-half months pregnant. Cruz has no children. She married Spanish actor Javier Bardem in a discrete wedding in the Bahamas in July. They appeared together in the Woody Allen film "Vicky Cristina Barcelona", for which Cruz won the Oscar for best supporting actress in 2009. (AP Photo/Mark Mainz, File)

    One of Hollywood's most high-profile couples has just become a trio.

    Actress Penelope Cruz, 36, and Javier Bardem, 41, welcomed their first child on January 25, reports El Pais newspaper.

    According to an account in the Spanish newspaper El Pais, the child was born at Cedars Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles. The name and gender of the child have yet to be made public.

    Cruz first publicized her pregnancy last September while filming the latest edition of the Pirates of the Caribbean franchise.

    Bardem and Cruz were secretly wed in July of 2010 in the Bahamas in front of a small group of family and friends.

    Bardem was just nominated for a Best Actor Oscar for his role in Biutiful. He previously won a Best Supporting Actor award for playing killer Anton Chigurh in No Country for Old Men. Cruz also has her own Oscar for Best Supporting Actress for her work in Vicky Cristina Barcelona.

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