Toni Collette has given birth to her first child, a baby girl, Australian media reported Friday.
The Sydney-born actress and her husband, musician Dave Galafassi, welcomed Sage Florence Galafassi into the world Wednesday, a spokeswoman told the Australian Associated Press.
"Both mother and baby are very well and very happy," the spokeswoman was quoted as saying.
Collette, 35, was nominated for a best supporting-actress Oscar
for her role in 1999's "The Sixth Sense." Her screen credits also
include "Little Miss Sunshine," "The Night Listener" and "Muriel's
She announced her pregnancy in July, saying she had recently been leaning toward motherhood roles.
"It is strange the last three films I've done I have been pregnant," Collette said at the time. "I'm just like, `What is the universe trying to tell me?' But I think everything happens when it's meant to."