This is the first child for the actress and fiancé Olivier Giner

By Ulrica Wihlborg
Updated December 05, 2008 08:50 PM
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Amy Jo Johnson, who played Keri Russell’s best friend Julie Emrich on the series Felicity, has welcomed her first child, a daughter, a rep confirms to PEOPLE exclusively.

Francesca Christine was born at 9:09 pm on Dec. 1, weighing 7 lbs., 1 oz. Dad is Johnson’s fiancé Olivier Giner, 33.

Johnson, 38, currently stars as Jules Callaghan on the CBS’s Flashpoint. She announced her pregnancy last June.