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Debra Delivers

It's a boy for Debra Messing. He's the first child for the ''Will & Grace'' star

Debra Messing | FULL OF 'GRACE' Messing is a mama
Image credit: Debra Messing: Carlo Allegri/Getty Images/NewsCom
FULL OF 'GRACE' Messing is a mama

Debra Messing's house has been graced by a visit from the stork. Her publicist announced that Messing gave birth to a boy on Wednesday night in Los Angeles. The 5-pound, 14-ounce infant, whose name has not been released, is the first child for the 35-year-old ''Will & Grace'' star and her husband of four years, 36-year-old actor and screenwriter Daniel Zelman.

Messing's pregnancy had been a demanding one, leading her doctor to order her off her feet for its final weeks, forcing the actress to miss taping of the season's final four ''Will & Grace'' episodes. Now, however, Messing's publicist  tells People magazine: ''The baby's healthy, Debra's healthy. It's an extraordinary time for [Messing and Zelman]. Everything is great. They're thrilled.'' She also told the Associated Press that Messing would be back on her feet in time for this summer's shooting of next season's first episodes.

Originally posted Apr 08, 2004
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