Rockmond and Maya Dunbar Welcome Daughter Berkeley Seon

12/13/2013 at 11:00 AM ET

Rockmond Dunbar Welcomes Daughter Berkeley Giulio Marcocchi/Startraks

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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Jenn on

What a sweet pic of daddy and daughter!

Liz Stewart on


Sara on

Fantastic names in this family!

Caramel96 on

Congrats!!! to Rockmond and Maya on the birth of their baby girl

Anonymous on

Congrats to him and his wife. I hate his character, however!

sable senegal on

Congrats to both rockmund & his wife:they waited until the right moment to start their family.

sable senegal on

Congrats to both rockmund & his wife:they waited until the right moment to start their family I love the baby’s name; iwas
Berkeley born.

cbm on

love the mentalist and his character on the show. congrats to them all.

Carrow on

Congratulations to the Dunbar family!!

RIP Sheriff Eli Roosevelt. He was a good character!

Melissa on


Amy on

Congratulations to Rockmond & Maya on the birth of baby Berkeley!

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