‘Hurt Locker’ actor Jeremy Renner a dad

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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