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Last Updated: Friday, 2 December 2005, 08:09 GMT
Baby girl for Affleck and Garner
Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck
Jennifer Garner's pregnancy was written into the plot of Alias
Actor Ben Affleck has become a father after his Alias star wife Jennifer Garner gave birth to a girl.

The girl is the first child for both actors, who appeared together in 2003 film Daredevil, but her name has not been made public.

Their publicists, Ken Sunshine and Nicole King, said: "Mother, father and baby are doing great."

The couple, both 33, began dating last July following the end of Affleck's engagement to actress Jennifer Lopez.

It is the first marriage for Affleck and the second for Garner, who divorced actor Scott Foley two and a half years after they wed.

Acting roles

The couple tied the knot at the Parrot Cay resort in the Caribbean islands of Turks and Caicos.

TV series Alias, in which Garner plays an undercover CIA agent, will finish in May after being beaten in the ratings by its timeslot competition.

Affleck will play actor George Reeves, best known for playing Superman on TV, in the upcoming movie Truth, Justice, and the American Way.

The couple first appeared together in 2001 film Pearl Harbor.

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