05/22/2007 AT 11:10 AM EDT
star Jon Heder and his wife, Kirsten, have welcomed their first child, his rep tells PEOPLE.
The baby girl, Evan Jane Heder, is "safe and sound and healthy," says the rep, who did not reveal the baby's date of birth.
In March, at the Los Angeles premiere of Heder's comedy Blades of Glory,
he told reporters that his wife, who was with him at the event, was due any second
Heder, 29, met Kirsten when they were both students at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. They announced in September that they were expecting their first child
Heder, who is from Salem, Ore., burst onto the scene playing the memorable oddball Napoleon Dynamite in the 2004 film. He also starred in Just Like Heaven, Bench Warmers
and School for Scoundrels.
Reporting by JULIE JORDAN