Robert Downey Jr. Welcomes a Baby Boy!

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You don't need to be Sherlock Holmes to spot the excitement in the following story: Robert Downey Jr. is a new father!

The actor's wife, Susan, gave birth to Exton Elias Downey at 7:24 a.m. today in Los Angeles, with the star's rep confirming to People: "Everyone is healthy and they couldn’t be happier." 

The child weighed in at 7 lbs., 5 oz. and was measured at 20 inches long. He's the first child for Susan and Robert, but the actor's second overall. He has an 18-year old son from a previous marriage.

Susan and Robert Downey Jr.

Downey will next be seen on the big screen this summer. Watch The Avengers trailer now to get an early look at Iron Man, Captain America and company.

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