Claire Danes Image Credit: Supplied

Claire Danes and Hugh Dancy have welcomed a baby boy.

A publicist for the actors confirmed the couple gave birth on Monday in New York.

This is the second child for the 39-year-old actress and 42-year-old actor. They are already parents to their five-year-old son Cyrus Michael Christopher. The actors have been married since 2009.

Danes, the Homeland actress, has won three Emmy Awards and four Golden Globes. The British actor Dancy starred in the TV series Hannibal.