Actor Jeffrey Donovan has become a first-time father.

The Burn Notice star's wife Michelle has given birth to a daughter - just in time for Christmas.

The name of the tot has not yet been released, but a statement issued to reads: "She is a healthy and happy baby girl, and we are incredibly blessed to have her in our lives."

The 44 year old secretly married the model in August (12), exactly one year after they began dating, and the couple decided to keep the news of the pregnancy under wraps - until now.