"Mom is doing great," he Tweeted. "We are absolutely in LOVE with our daughter."

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Updated December 13, 2013 11:00 AM
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Rockmond Dunbar Welcomes Daughter Berkeley

Rockmond Dunbar is a dad!

The Mentalist star and his wife, actress Maya Dunbar, welcomed their first child, daughter Berkeley Seon Dunbar, on Friday, Dec. 6 in Los Angeles, his rep confirms to PEOPLE.

Rockmond, 40, took to Twitter to share his excitement. “Mom is doing great,” he Tweeted. “We are absolutely in LOVE with our daughter.”

Baby Berkeley weighed 8 lbs., 9 oz and measured 20½ inches long.

The actor, who previously starred on Sons of Anarchy, Prison Break and Soul Food, currently plays FBI agent Dennis Abbott on the CBS drama The Mentalist, now in its sixth season.

He was welcomed back to set on Tuesday with enthusiasm from his colleagues, who decorated the proud papa’s trailer with balloons and streamers.

Maya will next star in the upcoming season of Banshee, which premieres Jan. 10 on Cinemax.

— Monica Rizzo

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