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"The Help" star Viola Davis and her husband, Julius Tennon, have just adopted a baby girl named Genesis, her rep tells Us Weekly.

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"We don't have any children [together], but we're about to adopt a baby," Tennon told E! News in August at the premiere of "The Help" in Beverly Hills.

Davis echoed her husband, adding, "Yes, we're about to adopt a baby."

Daughter Genesis is the first child for the Tony-winning actress, 46. Tennon has two children from a previous relationship.

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The proud new parents were among the many attendees -- Jennifer Aniston, Reese Witherspoon, Katherine Heigl, Reese Witherspoon, Evan Rachel Wood and others -- at ELLE's 18th Annual Women in Hollywood Tribute, held Monday night at the Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills.


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