Clueless star Alicia Silverstone names son after animal

Alicia Silverstone in the hit film Clueless

Alicia Silverstone in the hit film Clueless

Clueless star Alicia Silverstone has given birth to her first child - a boy she has called Bear Blu.

The Jewish actress, who was once named the world's "Sexiest Female Vegetarian" by animal rights organisation Peta, revealed the news on her personal blog.

Ms Silverstone, 34, said she and her husband, musician Christopher Jarecki were "all three in love".

She added: "I'm so grateful to this community for all the love, support, good wishes and happy vibes you've sent me during my pregnancy.

"It has been wonderful. Thank you all."

Last updated: 2:10pm, May 10 2011