Actors Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy are celebrating the birth of their second child, a baby boy.

US celebrity magazine People reports that the couple's son was born on Monday August 27 in New York. News that Danes had given birth was first reported by the Associated Press

Homeland star Danes and Hannibal star Dancy married in 2009 and have a five-year-old son, Cyrus Michael Christopher

Claire Danes revealed in April that she and Hugh Dancy were expecting their second child

Danes revealed she was expecting during an April appearance on Howard's Stern's SiriusXM radio show.

"I'm pregnant," she told Stern. "I'm seriously preggo. I'm deep into my second trimester."

When Stern said she looked "so thin", Danes replied: "I'm seated."