Laura Linney, 49, gives birth to a son

Jan. 17, 2014 at 5:56 PM
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NEW YORK, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Laura Linney's publicist confirmed to People.com the 49-year-old U.S. actress gave birth to her first child, a son, this week.

Bennett Armistead Schauer was born Wednesday.

No other details regarding the baby's birth were immediately available.

Linney married Marc Schauer in May 2009.

She was nominated for a best actress Academy Award for ""You Can Count on Me" and "The Savages," and for a supporting actress Oscar for "Kinsey." Other film credits include "Hyde Park on the Hudson" and "Love Actually."

She won Emmy Awards for her work in "Wild Iris," "The Big C: Hereafter" and "John Adams," and for the comedy series "Frasier."

Other TV credits include the miniseries "Armistead Maupin's Tales of the City."

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