Celebrity News: Michael Sheen and Girlfriend Anna Lundberg Welcome First Child Together

Celebrity News: Michael Sheen and Girlfriend Anna Lundberg Welcome First Child Together

Celebrity News:

Michael Sheen is a dad — again!

The Good Omens star, 50, and girlfriend Anna Lundberg have welcomed their first child together, PEOPLE confirms.

On Sunday evening, Sheen took to Twitter to officially announce the arrival of their daughter.

“Happy to say that at 8:41 am on Monday September 23rd our beautiful daughter Lyra was born. Thank you so much to Louise & all the brilliant midwives at both the Singleton and NeathPortTalbot hospitals,” he tweeted alongside a photo of him leaving the hospital with an infant car seat in hand.

Minutes later, Sheen followed up his tweet with a second thanking fans for their support.

“On behalf of Anna and myself thanks to everyone for your lovely messages of congratulations. It’s been a wonderful, bleary-eyed week full of love and kindness and extraordinary poo. #NotReferringToMyself,” he wrote.

Sheen initially teased his baby’s arrival on social media Wednesday night, tweeting, “Nobody,not even the rain,has such small hands – e e cummings.”

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Sheen announced the couple’s pregnancy news in July, in a cheeky tweet that referenced his Amazon Prime Video miniseries.

“Very happy to let everyone know that my partner Anna and I are expecting a little angel of our own. (Just to be clear — we’re having a baby!) #nottheantichrist,” he wrote, adding multiple emojis including one of the Swedish flag.

Lundberg is a 25-year-old Swedish actress, a rep for Sheen confirmed to PEOPLE in July. According to her website bio, Lundberg attended N.Y.C.’s American Academy of Dramatic Arts and has a number of theater credits, including in OthelloSpring Awakening and Gloria.

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Baby Lyra is the second child for Sheen, who also shares 20-year-old daughter Lily with ex Kate Beckinsale.

Last month, the actor cleared up the speculation about his relationship timeline with Lundberg, writing on Twitter, “Wouldn’t normally respond to this kind of thing but for the sake of people I love and who have more important things to focus on right now.”

Sheen, who was last linked to Irish actress Aisling Bea, added, “I was single from the beginning of last summer until I met my partner Anna who is now going to have our baby. Just for the record. Thanks.”

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