NEW YORK – Tom Cruise hasn't toned down his enthusiasm at all now that fiancee Katie Holmes has given birth to their daughter.
The birth "was everything that we wanted it to be," the actor, who once hopped up and down on a couch to profess his love for Holmes, said in an interview on ABC's "20/20."
"It was spiritual. It was powerful. It was indescribable," he said in the interview broadcast Friday. "What words can you use? It's still something that I'm processing and keep reliving."
Holmes gave birth Tuesday to a girl the couple named Suri, said Cruise spokesman Arnold Robinson.
Details about the birth weren't disclosed, but it had been planned as a silent procedure under the tenets of the Church of Scientology, to which both Cruise and Holmes belong.
Cruise was joined on "20/20" by fellow cast members from his latest project, "Mission: Impossible III," who said they had a reunion after Suri's birth.
"We were hugging each other like we always do," Laurence Fishburne told "20/20."