September 30, 2008 04:25:16 GMT
Fisher and hubby Christopher Duddy adopted a baby girl, Olivia Luna Fisher-Duddy, who weighed 7.5 lbs., and was 19.5 inches long when she was born recently.
Joely Fisher and her husband Christopher Duddy have adopted a baby girl, People reports. The infant, named Olivia Luna Fisher-Duddy, was born recently. She weighed 7.5 lbs., and was 19.5 inches long. Other details on her are being kept under wrap out of respect for her biological mother.
Fisher's rep, Brit Reece, confirmed the adoption, telling People the actress, Duddy, and their children "are all blissfully happy and enjoying" the new addition to the family. Olivia joins sisters Skylar Grace, 7, and True Harlow, 2, as well as Duddy's two sons from a previous marriage, Cameron, 22, and Collin, 20.
Further details of Olivia have been outed by Star magazine which claimed she's an African-American infant from South Central Los Angeles. The publication also cited a family friend as saying, "Joely and Chris were inspired by Angelina Jolie and Madonna's decisions to adopt a baby from Africa. But after looking into the adoption process, they realized there were so many children in the L.A. area who needed homes."
An actress best known for her work on TV, stage and films, Fisher rose to stardom for her portrayal of Female D Person in "I'll Do Anything" (1994). She currently is starring in Fox TV's comedy series "'Til Death" as Joy Stark, the longtime wife of Brad Garrett's character Eddie.