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05/01/2012 at 04:00 PM ET
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Her new girl is a gem.

Marley Shelton delivered her second daughter, Ruby Jeanne, on Tuesday, May 1 in Los Angeles, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

The new addition joins big sister West, 2½, the actress’s elder daughter with her husband, producer Beau Flynn.

Shelton’s rep tells PEOPLE the proud papa reports that mom and baby are “gorgeous and healthy.”

The actress, 38, will next star in Decoding Annie Parker, while Flynn recently produced Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.

The couple wed in July 2001.

– Sarah Michaud with reporting by Julie Jordan

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Liz on

Ruby, how pretty! Much better than Maxwell!! Don’t get me wrong I have nothing against Jessica Simpson, in fact I happen to like her very much, just not a fan of masculine names for girls!

Lis on

Liz…couldn’t agree more!!! And I just LOOOOVE the name Ruby…might even have one of my own some day ;)

But the names Ruby and West just don’t seem to go together…Ruby is an adorable name! West…not so much…

Sarah S. on

Sorry never heard of Marley before, but I adore the name Ruby! So nice and old-fashioned (and the name of my favorite aunt who was born in 1927).

Maggie on

Ooooh, if you don’t know Marley you have to check her out in Sugar & Spice (with Marla Sokoloff, funnily enough). That’s my favorite role of hers. She was in Scream last year too.

I love the name Ruby – nice choice.

Anna on

My sister had a baby two weeks ago and named her Ruby!

Julianna on

So many birth announcements! My favorite role of Marley was in Eleventh Hour with Rufus Sewell – she was awesome as an FBI agent. Congratulations to her, Beau and West on the birth of little Ruby.

lol on

why are people bringing up jessica… stop it

Lau on

I too agree that Ruby and West don’t seem like they flow too well. But it’s a lovely name. Congrats to them!

B.J. (the girl) on

Love the name Ruby! Jeanne is my middle name, it’s lovely as well :)

SHar on

Sorry – as hard as I try to like their first daughter’s name West I just cant – especially for a girl. West Flynn – I dont know about that one but Ruby is an adorable one. Just glad she didnt call the second one East or North or South.

Steph on

Ruby is a lovely name and it’s gaining popularity again. I like the names she’s chosen for her kids :)

Bree on

LOVE the name Ruby, one I had on my list for my own daughter (Hubby didn’t like it though :( )

Not a huge fan of the name West, but she is not my daughter and I have definitely heard worse!!

Congrats to Marley, Beau, and West on the birth of little Ruby!! And Welcome to the world little miss Ruby Jeanne :)

Kelli on

Why do the siblings names have to flow together? Is there a rule I don’t know about? Love both names. Congrats to them all!

Anonymous on

Congrats to them, and I love the name!

queenofhearts on

I’ve also never heard of Marley but she seems like a great mother, and Im defo gonna be checking out her & Marla’s show.

Congratulations to Marley, Beau & West on the birth of baby Ruby!!

Sandra on

LOVE the name Ruby – one of my favourites, so GREAT choice. :) Congrats

MiB on

Kelli, there’s a law on that, didn’t you know ;)

That said, as a former nanny and kindergarten teacher I have to say, names that sort of flow together make things easier when you have to call both kids at the same time, however, I can definitely imagine yelling “Ruby, West, get down here NOW!”

Ashley on

Yay for Jeanne—-it’s my middle name too :–)

Amanda on

I like the name Ruby Jeanne, much nicer than the elder daughters name West.

De on

what a sweet and old-fashioned name! with all the crazy handles today’s kids are being saddled with, I love it when parents return to the traditional. yaay for the parents!

Mina on

I think Ruby and West flow. West and Ruby. Reminds me of Max and Ruby, Ruby and Max…that kids show lol.

Both names are very classic and elegant. Not too childish and cutesy. Something they can grow into. I can see them with those names at 80 years old. I cringe when I think of 80 year old Tyler, McKenna, Camden, Cayden, McKenzie, Cameron, Tanner, etc…

twinhappy on

Congrats to them on the new family member! Welcome to the world, baby Ruby!

Barbara on

Ruby Jeanne? Wasn’t she Randy Quaid’s daughter in the Nat’l Lampoon VK movies? :)

Anonymous on

I love the name West. If we ever have another son, his name will be Weston James. It’s not something you hear everyday,yet it’s not over the top crazy!I also like Ruby. Congrats to her for thinking outside of the box.

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