'Gotham' stars Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie welcome first child

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Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie Welcome Daughter


Gotham stars Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie have welcomed their first child, a rep for the actress confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter.

Their baby girl, Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan, was born on March 2.

"All are happy and healthy and appreciate the well-wishes," according to a statement released on behalf of the couple.

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'Gotham' stars Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie welcome first child
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Actors Ben McKenzie (L) and Morena Baccarin attend the 'Deadpool' fan event at AMC Empire Theatre on February 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Nicholas Hunt/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 08: Actors Ben McKenzie (L) and Morena Baccarin attend the 'Deadpool' fan event at AMC Empire Theatre on February 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Actors Morena Baccarin (L) and Ben McKenzie attend the 25th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on November 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie attend the 2015 Gotham Independent Film Awards at Cipriani Wall Street on November 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - NOVEMBER 30: Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie attend the 25th IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards co-sponsored by FIJI Water on November 30, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for IFP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Actors Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie attend the 67th Primetime Emmy Awards Fox after party on September 20, 2015 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Tommaso Boddi/WireImage)
GOTHAM: L-R: Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie in the Rise of the Villains: Worse Than A Crime episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Nov. 30 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
GOTHAM: After the circus comes under attack, Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, second from L) and Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin) question the son (guest star Cameron Monaghan, R) of a circus performer in the 'The Blind Fortune Teller' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Feb. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. Also pictured: guest star James Monroe Inglehart, second from R. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
GOTHAM: Gordon (Ben Mckenzie, R) tries to protect Dr. Leslie Tompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin, L) in the 'Under the Knife' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, April 20, 2015 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.(Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
PASADENA, CA - JANUARY 17: (L-R) Actors Donal Logue, Robin Lord Taylor, Morena Baccarin, Ben McKenzie and writer/executive producer Bruno Heller attend the FOX portion of the 2015 Winter TCA Tour at the Langham Hotel on January 17, 2015 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)
GOTHAM: Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, L) takes Dr. Leslie Thompkins (Morena Baccarin, R) to the circus in the 'The Blind Fortune Teller' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Feb. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
GOTHAM: Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, R) and Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin, L) go on a date in the 'The Fearsome Dr. Crane' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Feb. 2, 2015 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.(Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
GOTHAM: L-R: Edward Nygma (Cory Michael Smith), Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie) and Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin) have information for Captain Essen in the 'The Blind Fortune Teller' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Feb. 16 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
GOTHAM: Dr. Leslie Thompkins (guest star Morena Baccarin, R) visits Detective James Gordon (Ben McKenzie, L) at the GCPD precinct in the 'What The Little Bird Told Him' episode of GOTHAM airing Monday, Jan. 19, 2015 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (Photo by FOX via Getty Images)
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On Gotham, Baccarin and McKenzie play a couple who are also expecting a baby. Baccarin also has a two-year-old son, Julian, with her estranged husband, Austin Chick.

The actress recently appeared opposite Ryan Reynolds in Deadpool, playing Vanessa to Reynolds' Wade Wilson in the comicbook-inspired hit movie.

USA Today first reported on the arrival of Baccarin and McKenzie's baby.

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