Marla Sokoloff Has a Baby Girl
31-year-old actress Marla Sokoloff- who you may remember as one of the hot girlfriends from Dude, Where’s My Car– had a baby girl in Los Angeles Wednesday night.
Sokoloff has been in Hollywood for a long time, getting her big break as Gia- a friend to Jodie Sweetin’s Stephanie Tanner- on Full House in the 80’s. She remained on the show from 1987 through 1995, doing the film The Babysitters’ Club in 1996 as well as joining the cast of Party of Five later that year. (But my personal favorite Marla Sokoloff role from this era was her turn in Sugar & Spice in 2001, alongside Marley Shelton and Mena Suvari.
In the 00’s, Shelton appeared on Desperate Housewives- as an unreasonably sexy for Lynette and Tom Scavo. She also had roles on The Practice and CSI: NY. In her personal life, Sokoloff married Deadsy drummer Alec Puro in 2009, and the baby born Wednesday night is their first child. The baby girl was named Elliotte, and weighed in at 7 lbs.
During her pregnancy, Sokoloff blogged:
“…in the grand scheme of things, these nine months went by pretty quickly… Yes, there were weeks that seemed endless and yes, I’m currently complaining about my feet swelling up like balloons and the general discomfort that comes with the end of pregnancy- but all in all the journey has been one that I will never forget.”
In a statement after Elliotte’s birth, a rep for Sokoloff said:
“Mom, dad and baby are happy as can be and completely in love with each other.”