October 10, 2011 06:30 PM

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It’s a boy!

Ali Landry and her husband, director Alejandro Monteverde, welcomed son Marcelo Alejandro on Saturday, Oct. 8 in Los Angeles, the actress’s rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Baby boy was born at 5:40 p.m. and weighed in at 8 lbs. and 21 inches long.

Shortly after announcing her pregnancy, the former Doritos spokeswoman, 38, told PEOPLE that she was using grilled cheese sandwiches to battle morning sickness.

Landry and Monteverde, 34, also have a daughter, 4-year-old Estela Ines.

— Liz Raftery and Jennifer Garcia

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