Gilles Marini and his daughter Julianna spent the day together at the Farmer’s Market in Studio City, Calif. on Sunday (July 15). Julianna received a little kiss on the cheek from her pops as he let her down to eat her pastry treat.
The French actor recently became an American citizen on June 27 and shared with PEOPLE his feelings about the experience. “I’m a very happy camper. [The swearing in ceremony] was such an emotional thing. I wasn’t expecting it.” He added, “I cried about becoming an American. It’s inexplicable the love I have for this country. I’m on cloud nine and I can’t get down.”
The 36-year old Brothers and Sisters star – who married his wife Carole in 1998 – smiled as he explained his passion for North American athletics.
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“I love American sports. I love the Lakers! In France we play soccer but in America I play a bit of catch with my son [Georges, 13]. We throw the baseball around a bit and it’s good.”