Bryce Dallas Howard blessed with baby girl

Updated: Jan 23, 2012, 15:04 PM IST

Washington: Bryce Dallas Howard and her husband welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on Thursday.

A magazine reported on Sunday that ‘The Help’ star, 30, had given birth to daughter Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel.

Meanwhile, Howard’s father, filmmaker Ron Howard, tweeted that his new granddaughter weighed 8 pounds and 6 ounces, and that both mother and baby were “spectacular,” it was reported.

Howard’s husband, ‘Fringe’ star Seth Gabel, and their 4-year-old son Theo, “are beaming ear to ear” after the arrival, Ron added.

ANI