Anna Chlumsky Welcomes Daughter Clara Elizabeth

08/26/2016 at 01:10 PM ET

Anna Chlumsky
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Her girls: Anna Chlumsky now has two daughters!

A rep for the 35-year-old Emmy-nominated Veep star confirms exclusively to PEOPLE that she and husband Shaun So welcomed daughter Clara Elizabeth So on Thursday, July 28.

The couple’s new addition joins big sister Penelope Joan, 3.

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PEOPLE learned exclusively that Chlumsky was expecting baby number two in April. She and So, a business executive who previously served in the military, were married in 2008.

In May, the actress dished on her pregnancy cravings on Last Call with Carson Daly.

“With this pregnancy, I want Japanese food all the time,” she said, comparing it to her penchant for sweets with her first pregnancy. “I want sushi!”

This whole thing has taught me that motherhood has a wealth of definitions and identities,” Chlumsky told PEOPLE in 2015. “There’s no one way to be a mom or one way to be a ‘good’ mom.

“I spend every morning thinking about this person in my family,” she said at the time. “Does it feel like what I saw on TV growing up? Not really, but that’s what’s cool about it.”

Jen Juneau with reporting by Julie Jordan

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Mel on

Gosh People, couldn’t you find a better picture than that?? Anyway, congrats to Anna and Shaun on their new baby girl! I love the name!

Claire on

Love it! I’m a Claire Elizabeth, named after a Clara.

Anna and Shaun seem like such down to earth normal parents. Wishing them all the best!

Anonymous on

You people are gross. I’m sure your husbands, if you have any on the cover of GQ. Get over yourselves. They seem like a lovely beautiful couple. Congrats to them.

laura on

hes an iraq veteran- truly awful photo though what the bleep people !