It's a Boy for Rizzoli & Isles's Sasha Alexander

01/10/2011 at 12:55 PM EST

Sasha Alexander Welcomes Son Leonardo Fortunato
Sasha Alexander and Eduardo Ponti
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It's a boy for Rizzoli & Isles star Sasha Alexander.

The actress and her husband, writer/director Edoardo Ponti, welcomed a son, Leonardo Fortunato Ponti, on Monday, Dec. 20 in Geneva, Switzerland, her rep tells PEOPLE exclusively.

Leonardo joins big sister Lucia Sofia, 4½. "We are so thrilled to welcome our little Leonardo. He's a wonderful gift and we are all in love – especially the grandmas!" the couple said in a statement.

Alexander, 37, and Ponti – who is the son of screen legend Sophia Loren – wed in Aug. 2007.



She currently stars opposite Angie Harmon on the new TNT series based upon Tess Gerritsen's popular novels.


Reporting by JULIE JORDAN


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