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Laura Linney Becomes First Time Mom At 49

Laura Linney kept her pregnancy completely secret from fans and became a first-time mom on January 8.

The Big C star had a boy, and her rep confirms “mother and baby are happy and healthy.”

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Linney, who also voices the introduction to Downton Abbey, wed Marc Schauer in 2009 and there were rumors last year that they were trying to become pregnant.

Obviously the happy couple succeeded!  They’ve named their son Bennett.

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