'Scandal' Star Katie Lowes Welcomes Son -- See the First Pic of Her 'Baby Gladiator!'

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Congrats to Katie Lowes!

The 36-year-old actress announced the birth of her first child, a son named Albee Shapiro, just in time for the premiere of Scandal's final season on Thursday. 

"Baby’s‪ ‬first #Scandal Thursday‪!" Lowes captioned the adorable first photo of her baby boy.‬ "@shappyshaps and‪ ‬I‪ ‬are thrilled to welcome Albee Shapiro to our family! We’re happy & healthy! #BabyGladiator."

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Lowes announced that she and husband Adam Shapiro were expecting Albee in May -- and told ET soon after that she couldn't wait to join co-star Kerry Washington in the Scandal moms club. 

"Kerry's been my mentor to my life in every category,” she said of the actress, who is mom to 3-year-old Isabelle and 1-year-old Caleb. “That’s what I can say. And motherhood is no different.”

Washington was also there for Lowes for her baby shower in July. 

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Washington and the rest of the Scandal crew couldn't help but congratulate the proud mom on social media. 

See more on Lowes in the video below.