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Tom Ellis and wife Meaghan Oppenheimer welcome daughter

Miranda star Tom and screenwriter wife Meaghan announce baby’s arrival by surrogate

Tom Ellis and Meagan Oppenheimer share baby news

Tom and Meaghan reveal their daughter’s name as they welcome their daughter by surrogate

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Images courtesy of Tom Ellis and Meaghan Oppenheimer/ Instagram

Miranda favourite Tom Ellis has shared the news he and American wife Meaghan Oppenheimer have welcomed a daughter together by surrogate.

Tom, 44, took to his Instagram to share a sweet snap of the new arrival with his 9.5 million followers.

Tom and Meaghan, 37, could be seen gushing over their new daughter as she lay in a cot in the hospital.

The TV star also shared the sweet name the couple have chosen for her.

He wrote: “Our daughter Dolly Ellis-Oppenheimer was born on November 8th and within five hours of being alive, she single-handedly ended the SAG strike. We love her. Huge thank you to our amazing surrogate.”

Fans rushed to congratulate the couple on their new arrival.

One wrote: “What wonderful news! Congratulations to you and Meaghan and welcome to this world Dolly.”

Another shared: “Welcome Dolly….congrats!”

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Meaghan also took to her Instagram to share the exciting news with her 404k followers.

The screenwriter shared a close-up image of baby Dolly and another snap of dad Tom with the tot on his shoulder.

Dolly is the couple’s first child together and Tom is also dad to 18 year old Nora from a previous relationship as well as Florence, 15 and Marnie, 11, who he shares with ex-wife, EastEnders star, Tamzin Outhwaite.

Tom Ellis and wife Meaghan Oppenheimer welcome daughter