LOS ANGELES – George Lopez (search) underwent a kidney transplant with an organ donated by his wife, a publicist for the actor-comedian said Monday.
George and Ann Lopez "are resting comfortably in their Los Angeles home and are both expected to make a full recovery," according to a statement from spokeswoman Marleah Leslie.
The operation occurred last week at an undisclosed hospital in Los Angeles, said another spokeswoman, Ann Gurrola.
Lopez, star of the ABC comedy "George Lopez," had a genetic condition that caused kidney deterioration, the release said. Further information on the condition was unavailable, Gurrola said.
Filming on his TV show had wrapped for the season. Lopez also had completed work on the film "The Adventures of Shark Boy & Lava Girl (search)," directed by Robert Rodriguez and opening June 10.
Lopez and his wife, a producer, have been married 12 years and have one child, a daughter, Gurrola said.