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Harry Potter star Devon Murray expecting first child with girlfriend

Harry Potter actor Devon Murray is set to become a father for the first time.

Murray, who played Seamus Finnegan in the eight-part film franchise based on JK Rowling’s books, told his Instagram followers that he and girlfriend Shannon McCaffrey Quinn are expecting a baby due next year.”

Sharing a photo of an ultrasound scan and a grey babygrow outfit, he wrote: “Baby Murray – 14th of January 2021.”

Murray, 31, previously revealed that he and McCaffrey Quinn started dating in late 2018.

His Harry Potter co-stars were quick to share their congratulations at the happy news, with Evanna Lynch, who played Luna Lovegood in the film series, writing: “Awwww congratulations Dev!! So happy for you!

“You’re going to be such a fun dad.”

Scarlett Hefner, who played Draco Malfoy’s friend Pansy Parkinson, wrote: “Congratulations Dev!! So exciting.”

James Phelps, who played Fred Weasley, said: “Great news mate. Huge congratulations x.”

Afshan Azad-Kazi, who starred as Padma Patil in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, wrote “Omg incredible news.”

Murray, far right, as Seamus Finnegan with his Potter co-stars ()

She then joked “You can share clothes with the baba (I had to!)” prompting Murray to reply: “I’d expect nothing other than this message from you. On a serious note…….you reckon I’d pull off a onesie?”

Since his final appearance as Potter’s classmate Finnegan in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II, Murray appears to have stepped back from the spotlight and moved away from acting.

His most recent role was an uncredited appearance in Damo and Ivor: The Movie in 2018.

Murray’s Potter co-star Rupert Grint recently welcomed a daughter with his actor girlfriend Georgia Groome.


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