’Hurt Locker’ actor Jeremy Renner a dad

Updated at: 03/29/2013 7:09 PM

(AP) LOS ANGELES - Actor Jeremy Renner is a dad.

"The Hurt Locker" star and girlfriend Sonni Pacheco confirmed Friday that they are the parents of 7-pound Ava Berlin Renner.

A statement released by Renner spokeswoman Susan Patricola says the new parents "are beyond thrilled."

Renner played a military explosives expert in the 2008 Oscar-winning film.

Renner has also starred in "The Bourne Legacy" and "The Avengers."

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