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‘Harry Potter’ Star Is Expecting His First Child

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Irish actor Devon Murray, who played the role of Seamus Finnegan in the Harry Potter series, has announced that he is expecting his first child with his girlfriend, Shannon McCaffrey.

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Baby Murray – 14th of January 2021

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Devon shared a flat lay image of a knitted gray jumpsuit with a white elephant on it that had three sonogram pictures lying on top of it. He captioned his photo, “Baby Murray – 14th of January 2021.”

Several of Devon’s fellow Harry Potter co-stars shared their well-wishes on his post. Actress Evanna Lynch wrote, “Awwww congratulations Dev!! So happy for you! ❤️ you’re going to be such a fun dad!” Devon eagerly responded with his excitement to become a father writing, “thank you Evy. I’ve never been as excited in my life. That’s so nice of you to say, I’m going to try to be as good as I can.”

James Phelps, who played the role of Fred Weasley in the Harry Potter series wrote, “Great news mate. Huge congratulations.” Devon replied, “thanks buddy! I still can’t believe I’m going to be a Daddy.” It’s clear Devon is very excited to step into this new role as a father!

Devon and Shannon began dating in November of 2018. The love seemed to blossom quite well for this couple! Just a few months later on Valentine’s Day, they celebrated in Paris. Devon shared a lovely photo of them in front of the Eiffel Tower and wrote, “Only together 3 months but can’t imagine my life without [Shannon].”

Devon joins fellow Harry Potter star Rupert Grint, who played the role of Ronald Weasley. Rupert welcomed his first child, a baby girl, with his girlfriend Georgia Groome this past May.