Erin Strecker
March 29, 2013 AT 04:12 PM EDT

Shiri Appleby – who recently made headlines with a buzzy turn on Girls – has given birth to her first child.

“Natalie Bouader Shook came into this world Saturday, March 23rd at 5 p.m. sharp, weighing in at 6 lbs., 12 oz. [and] 20.5 inches,” Appleby, 34, told People. “[She has] big brown eyes and a full head of hair. She’s already made her parents proud.”

Appleby, best known for playing Liz on Roswell from 1999 to 2002, is engaged to chef Jon Shook. In addition to playing Adam’s girlfriend on Girls, she’s recently appeared on Chicago Fire and Franklin & Bash.

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