July 02, 2012 10:00 AM

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Josh Lucas is a dad!

The actor, 41, and his wife Jessica have welcomed their first child, a son, his rep confirms exclusively to PEOPLE.

Noah Rev Maurer was born Friday, June 29 in New York City, weighing in at 9 lbs., 4 oz.

After quietly tying the knot in New York City’s Conservatory Garden in March, the newlyweds confirmed that they were also celebrating pending parenthood.

Lucas, who starred in Sweet Home Alabama, most recently appeared on The Firm. His wife, 27, is a writer.

— Anya Leon with reporting by Julie Jordan

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