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GENERAL HOSPITAL Actor Erik Valdez Announces the Birth of His Baby Boy — See All the Beautiful Photos!

Congratulations are in order for actor Erik Valdez and his wife, Candice, who welcomed a beautiful baby boy into the world on May 22 at 4:23 a.m. weighing seven pounds, six ounces! “Without further ado, allow me to introduce you to the little man that inspired my latest film, The Delivery, and the most precious thing I’ve ever laid my eyes on,” Valdez shared on Instagram with a photo of himself kissing his son’s tiny little hand. “Love is a massive understatement. Welcome to the world, Enzo Ray Valdez.”

Soap fans remember Valdez as Trey Mitchell on GENERAL HOSPITAL, who was the son of Joe Scully, Jr. and Connie Falconeri. He was introduced as the producer of Kristina’s reality series, MOB PRINCESS, and he conned the young woman into marrying him as a storyline for the show. Eventually, she fell for him for real, but after a car crash, Trey was left brain dead, and Connie had him unplugged. After leaving GH in 2013, Valdez went on to play Carlito Solano, Jr. on GRACELAND. His wife, Candice, is a popular host on Radio Disney.

“I’m so excited to introduce you all to the newest Radio Disney listener!” she posted. “Baby Enzo Valdez is here! Thanks to everyone for all the love and support. I am so proud to be his mama! We have been through so much already. He has taught me so much and showed me a level of strength and patience I never knew I had. The word love will never be the same!”

Congratulations to the entire happy family on the new addition — he’s absolutely beautiful! Keep scrolling down to see even more gorgeous baby pictures of little Enzo!

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