Jennifer Connelly, Paul Bettany have first daughter

Jennifer Connelly gave birth to her third child with husband Paul Bettany at their home in New York City on May 31 in a scheduled water birth. The newborn is their first daughter — they have a son — Stellan, 7, and Jennifer has a 13-year-old son, Kai, from a previous relationship. They’ve named their daughter Agnes Lark Bettany. Jennifer’s representative said: “Everyone is healthy and doing well. The family is very excited.” Paul and Jennifer met just over 10 years ago while filming A Beautiful Mind and have been married for eight years.

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  1. Joshua • June 8, 2011 @ 1:11 PM

    Agnes? I love Both of these actors, and i have for a long time, But Agnes? Well she can grow into her name, shouldn’t take more than 60-70 years. lol

  2. Beanie • June 8, 2011 @ 3:18 PM

    LOL Joshua. That was exactly what I was thinking!

  3. Christie • June 8, 2011 @ 4:10 PM

    The smallest girl in Despicable Me was called Agnes. She was really cute. It’s old fashioned, but way better than Apple.

  4. C-Dub • June 8, 2011 @ 8:09 PM

    I didn’t know they’ve been married for 8yrs. Congrats on marriage lasting longer than 5 mins and congrats on having a baby 🙂

  5. Angela • June 9, 2011 @ 12:24 AM

    I like the name, it’s cute.

  6. Karyn • June 9, 2011 @ 9:52 AM

    I absolutely love this couple!! I can’t help but laughing a little thou. There was this show growing up my Sis made me watch on TVO called Dear Aunt Agnes. It had this seriously old lady with a big chunky pearl necklace and glasses with your typical older lady poodle perm. I can’t help but think of this lady when I hear the name “Agnes” I am sure the baby is much cuter!!!

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