"The Twilight Saga's Eclipse" star Bryce Dallas Howard gave birth to a healthy baby girl on Thursday, January 19. Grandfather of the baby, producer/director Ron Howard, proudly announced the happy news on Twitter, "Beatrice Jean Howard-Gabel Born Jan 19 2012 8lbs 6oz Bryce & Baby B are spectacular Daddy Seth & brother Theo are beaming ear to ear :-)"
Ron added, "Beatrice's arrival is hugely exciting for our family Thanks for all the kind tweets folks". His Twitter page was soon flooded with congratulations from his colleagues such as director M. Night Shyamalan and actress Jennifer Connelly. Shyamalan wrote, "Ron, tell Bryce congratulations from our whole family. I'll be waiting to cast Beatrice in a few years! :-)"
Beatrice Jean is Bryce's second child with her actor husband of five years, Seth Gabel. They have a son named Theo who was born in February 2007.