Liza Huber welcomes a son; Susan Lucci is a first time grandma

01/03/2007 at 11:10 PM ET

Actress Liza Huber, who plays Gwen on Passions, and her husband Alexander Hesterberg welcomed their first child on Saturday, December 23rd. Royce Alexander arrived at 6 a.m. and weighed in at 7 lbs, 10 oz. He was 19.5 inches long. His official due date was New Year’s Eve, but he came a little early!

The birth makes legendary All My Children star Susan Lucci a first time grandmother. Even more special, she and her grandson share the same !

Source: TV Guide

Thanks to CBB reader Monika.

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amanda on

I was waiting for this announcement to be made! She looked ready to pop on Passions. Congrats!

Ash on

I like the name… Royce is my fiance’s middle name as well as his grandfather’s name. you don’t hear it too often.

Marilyn on

I remember when Susan had her son in the 70’s. By the way, wasn’t Dec. 23 a Saturday? Did she have the baby Friday, Dec. 22 or Saturday, Dec. 23? Congratulations!

tink1217 on

that is a great name! Congrats to parents and grandparents!

Ashley on

That is so neat that the baby was born on Susan’s birthday! Congrats to them all.

tami on

I am a big Passions fan and I was waiting to see what Liza named the baby. Congrats to her and to new grandma Susan !

julissa on

hey congrats, on your new born baby, did you kidnap this baby from its biological mother and runaway with it. Just playing. I hope you and your family have wonderful lives.
Oh andI am not a fan of yours but your still a good part of the show.
hugs and kisses
<3 Julissa

LeaBeth Morse on

I like passions not a fan of qwen though. she hasn’t ben pregnant since sarah when she lost the baby. so if it was that long ago wow. i hope things on passions change for the good. Did you hear Passions beingf cancelled? my hubby said it was renewed another yr but all i get is it’s cancelled.