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Mark-Paul Gosselaar becomes a father of four: 'Two boys, two girls, too perfect'

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar is a proud father of four! The Saved By The Bell star and his wife Catriona McGinn welcomed a new addition to their family on 17 February, a baby girl named Lachlyn Hope. "So in love with our new baby girl," Mark, 40, tweeted on Wednesday. "Mum and baby are healthy and happy. 2 boys, 2 girls, too perfect!" Mark-Paul later posted the very first photo of little Lachlyn, showing her curled up asleep under a pink and white blanket and wearing a cute pink hat. "She's a 'mouth-breather' like her Daddy," he wrote alongside. "My sweet little angel."

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar with his wife Catriona and three eldest children

Lachyln is Mark-Paul's second child with wife Catriona, with who he has a 16-month-old son Dekker Edward. The actor is also a father to daughter Ava Lorenn, eight, and son Michael Charles, 10, from his previous 14-year marriage to former model Lisa Ann Russell. Although the couple decided not to make an official announcement, Catriona's pregnancy was apparent when she showed off her baby bump at a Disney event back in December.

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Mark-Paul Gosselaar proudly shared the first photo of little Lachlyn

"It's something we're really excited about and we've been planning for a while," Mark-Paul told People at the time. "I love big families. There's nothing better than a happy child." The actor currently has a recurring role on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation – but is best known for playing Zack Morris in the hit TV show Saved By The Bell, which ran from 1989 to 1993.

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Just last week, he reprised his role for a special Saved By The Bell reunion on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon. Coincidentally, Mark-Paul's former co-star Tiffani Thiessen, who is already a mum to four-year-old Harper, showed off a baby bump on the sketch, following the announcement in January that she had a second child on the way with husband Brady Smith.

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