Claire Danes welcomes son

Last updated 12:49 20/12/2012
Claire Danes
Reuters
NEW PARENTS: Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy

Relevant offers

Entertainment

Renee Zellweger: Bridget Jones makes it ok not to be perfect Michael Phelps, Final Five gymnasts to present at MTV Video Music Awards Fake drugs prove difficult for Shortland Street actress Angela Bloomfield UB40 returns for Red Red Wine Vineyard Tour Soundsplash Festival 2017 first line-up announced Top 5 MTV Music Award shockers Artist who paints with glitter has sparkle in eyes for Taranaki Women's Refuge auction event Actor Tom Hiddleston's Instagram account hacked Billionaire Richard Branson survives bike crash Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

Claire Danes and her husband Hugh Dancy are celebrating the birth of their firstborn child.

People magazine reports that the 33-year-old Homeland star and her actor spouse welcomed son Cyrus Michael Christopher Dancy on Monday December 17.

Throughout Danes's term, the couple kept the details of the pregnancy close to their chests.

The location of Cyrus' birth and his weight has not yet been revealed, but it is thought that mother and baby are doing exceptionally well.

In People's upcoming year-end double issue, Danes said that she was very much looking forward to "getting to know our new Dancy" in the New Year.

Claire, who won an Emmy Award this year for her work in Showtime drama Homeland, has spoken previously about her thoughts on becoming a mother.

"I'm excited. It's abstract still; there's nothing much to do at this point but be healthy, incubate and take it as it comes, but I feel totally ready," she told the UK edition of InStyle magazine.

Ad Feedback

- Cover Media

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content