09:02 AM EDT 03/19/2015
Originally posted 05/27/2011 12:10PM
Ana Ortiz is thinking blue for baby number two!
The former Ugly Betty star and husband Noah Lebenzon are expecting their second child, the couple tell Latina.
"We know it's a boy! [We] are trying to come up with some names that we can agree on,” Ortiz, 40, shares.
High on the list of contenders? Names that work in both English and Spanish, much like the one given to daughter Paloma Louise, 23 months.
"It has to be Spanish, but something non-speakers can pronounce without mauling," Ortiz explains. "Suggestions? I'm open."
Originally posted 11/06/2009 08:50AM
Although Ana Ortiz gave birth to her daughter Paloma only 4½ months
ago, the Ugly Betty actress says that she and her husband, musician Noah Lebenzon, are already planning to have more.
"I don't know when, but probably sooner than later," Ortiz, 38, told PEOPLE at the 6th annual Lucky Shops hosted by Lucky magazine this week. "You know the clock is ticking."
Now that her ABC show has moved from Los Angeles to the Big Apple, the native New Yorker enjoys being back home and spending time with her mother.
Originally posted 09/21/2009 07:30AM
Just three weeks after giving birth to her first child, daughter Paloma Louise, Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz was back on set, baby in tow.
"[Paloma]'s like a little Ugly Betty mascot," Ortiz, 38, told PEOPLE at the Fitness Mind, Body, Spirit Games in New York City last week. "Everybody is constantly popping into my room to pick her up or talk to her. She has this whole other family at [the show], and it's great."
During takes, her mother and costar Mark Indelicato's mom watch Paloma, now 3 months old, whose father is Ortiz's husband, musician Noah Lebenzon.
Originally posted 06/28/2009 03:30PM
Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz and her husband, musician Noah Lebenzon, have welcomed their first child, a daughter, on Saturday, PEOPLE has learned exclusively.
"She is elated and completely glowing," said Ortiz's rep. "She is surrounded by her friends and family and so happy to be a mom. She is just really enjoying the moment. The baby is absolutely beautiful."
The baby girl – Paloma Louise Lebenzon – was born at 4:25 p.m. in New York City and weighed 7 lbs., 10 oz.
Originally posted 04/28/2009 08:25AM
Since becoming pregnant with her first child – due the end of July – Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz has gained something unexpected: psychic powers.
"Before I found out I was having a girl I dreamt that I was having a girl," Ortiz, 38, told PEOPLE at the Point Honors gala in New York City Monday. "I even dreamt what her name was, so I guess that name should be her real name."
While Ortiz remained mum on the baby's name – except for joking, "It's going to be Watermelon" – she did say, "We have a short list, but when we see her, hopefully, one of those names will fit. I'm hoping at least for a Latina flavor to it. But we'll see."
Originally posted 03/29/2009 10:00PM
Pregnancy hasn't been a bumpy road for Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz. In fact, the actress, who's due with a girl at the end of July, says she feels "phenomenal."
"I've had a great experience so far," the radiant actress told PEOPLE Saturday at the GLAAD Media Awards in New York City, where she wore a form-fitting white J. Mendel dress. But, she added, "Talk to me in another month."
So, what's she craving? "French toast and pancakes," says Ortiz, who's married to guitarist Noah Lebenzon. "Other than that, I want citrus and lots of fruits."
Originally posted 02/06/2009 02:30PM
It's baby talk all the time now on the Ugly Betty set.
Mark Indelicato tells PEOPLE that everyone couldn't wait for a first look at costar Rebecca Romjin's 6-week-old twins with husband Jerry O'Connell.
"We got pictures of Dolly and Charlie," Indelicato says at the Cinema Society screening of He's Just Not That Into You. "They are beautiful. Charlie is literally bigger than Dolly. Charlie's face is round and shmushy."
Of course, Jerry and Rebecca's twins should prepare for some competition for attention since costar Ana Ortiz is expecting her own bundle of joy.
Originally posted 01/08/2009 02:55PM
Ugly Betty star Ana Ortiz is pregnant with her first child, PEOPLE has learned.
Ortiz, 37, and her husband Noah Lebenzon, the guitarist for the band Half Life, are expecting the baby at the end of July.
"They are thrilled and ecstatic," says a friend of the New York City-based couple. "They can't wait to be parents."
Originally posted 09/16/2008 01:45PM
Babies are a frequent topic of conversation among the cast of Ugly Betty. With costar Rebecca Romijn expecting twins and executive producer Salma Hayek a mother to 11-month-old daughter Valentina, cast member Ana Ortiz says she's feeling the pressure to have a child of her own.
"I really am!" she told PEOPLE Monday at the show's season-three premiere party at Highbar in New York City. "It's definitely something that my husband [musician Noah Lebenzon] and I talk about all the time."
Ortiz, 37, even says she's gotten the most encouragement to start a family from her costar America Ferrera.
Originally posted 06/13/2008 08:00AM
After one year of newlywed bliss, Ana Ortiz says she's ready to start a family with musician husband Noah Lebenzon.
"We are definitely talking about kids," the Ugly Betty star told PEOPLE at the Beckley boutique opening celebration Thursday in Los Angeles. "It's probably sooner than later!"
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