Newborn is called Cyrus Michael Christopher Danes

Claire Danes and actor husband Hugh Dancy have welcomed their first child – a boy – into the world.

The boy, who is named Cyrus Michael Christopher Danes, was born on Monday. 

While Claire, 33, has kept quiet on the subject since announcing her pregnancy in July, she says to People magazine in the US that she looks forward to ‘getting to know our new Dancy’ over the break.

Claire, who won an Emmy in September for her role as bipolar CIA agent Carrie Mathison on the drama Homeland, wed Dancy, 37, in a private ceremony in France in 2009. 

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