LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kim Fields, who played Tootie Ramsey on “The Facts of Life,” has given birth to a son at a New York hospital.

Sebastian Alexander Morgan, who will be called Sam, was born Friday at the Mount Sinai Medical Center. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, said the actress’ publicist, Linda J. Stewart, in a statement Monday.

He is the first child for Fields, 37, and her fiance, Christopher Morgan, 30. Morgan, a Broadway actor, was in the delivery room when the baby was born.

The couple decided to have a child last summer, Fields said in a statement.

“We were on the subway one day and Chris said, “I’m ready to start our family,”‘ she said. “It was beautiful, and I started to weep.”

“The Facts of Life” ran from 1979 to 1988.

Fields has an upcoming book, “When Bad Women Happen to Good Men: A Collection of Short Stories.”

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