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Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower welcome a daughter

Actor Robert De Niro and wife Grace Hightower arrive at the 34th Kennedy Center Honors on Dec. 4, 2011, in Washington. Getty

(CBS/AP) It's a girl for Robert De Niro and Grace Hightower.

A rep for the 68-year-old actor announced Friday that De Niro and his wife welcomed a daughter named Helen Grace, born via a surrogate mother.

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She is the second child for the couple, who met in 1987 and married 10 years later. Their son, Elliot, is 13.

The "New Year's Eve" and "Limitless" star has four other children from previous relationships - daughter Drena, 40, and son Raphael, 35, with former wife Diahnne Abbott, and 16-year-old twin sons Julian Henry and Aaron Kendrik, born via surrogate with ex-girlfriend Toukie Smith.

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