Natalie Stone
June 07, 2017 AT 11:06 PM EDT

Morena Baccarin and Ben McKenzie are married!

Seven months after getting engaged, PEOPLE has learned that the Gotham costars tied the knot on Friday — Baccarin’s 38th birthday — at the Brooklyn Botanical Gardens in Brooklyn, New York.

To celebrate their nuptials, the couple, whose romance was revealed in September 2015 when they were spotted getting cozy at Emmys afterparties, was joined by family members and close friends for the small, intimate ceremony.

In March of last year, the duo welcomed their first child together: daughter Frances Laiz Setta Schenkkan, now 15 months.

The Deadpool actress, who is mom to 3-year-old son Julius with estranged husband Austin Chick, said of McKenzie’s support before the pair welcomed Frances, “Ben’s the sweetest… It’s very nice to work with your significant other, especially when you’re pregnant because you know you’ll get some extra TLC and get taken care of.”

“[Being a father] is something I’ve wanted for a long time,” McKenzie, 38, told PEOPLE at the Gotham premiere ahead of his daughter’s birth in 2016. “I’m excited about all of it, poop, diapers and everything!”

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