Baby joy for the casting of Downton Abbey! And it’s a real scandalous romance from top to bottom.
Laura Carmichel35, who plays Lady Edith Crawley in the series and films, and 33-year-old Michael C Fox, who plays illiterate footman Andy Parker, secretly welcomed a baby boy, Luca, in March last year.
“Laura and Michael love being parents and were grateful to have some time away from the spotlight to enjoy the moment,” a source said. The sun.
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“Laura took motherhood in her stride and it added another string to her bow,” the source added.
Carmichael and Fox started dating in 2016 and live together in north London. Prior to the release of the show’s sequel film, Downton Abbey: A New Erawhich is now in cinemas, the couple enjoyed some time away from the spotlight.
Speaking to 9Honey Celebrity via London last week, Carmichael leaked behind-the-scenes secrets from filming inside a castle, which is actually someone’s house. Look above.
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“A lot of furniture that you can’t sit on, and that’s something you have to remember because some of these chairs are old and delicate, so you have to be careful,” she laughed.
“Anyone who’s been on a film set will know it’s hard to keep that in mind, so there are people in the house, Highclere staff, watching us and making sure people don’t hang around. don’t do things in a brutal way.”
Downton Abbey: A New Era follows half the cast to their stately home in England, while the other half head to the south of France for a vacation.
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Carmichael and Fox aren’t alone in their baby news, however, as at the film’s premiere last week, Tuppence Middleton, who plays Lucy Branson, debuted her growing baby bump on the red carpet.
The 35-year-old is notoriously private about her personal life, and it’s unclear who the child’s father is, but she certainly made a statement as she cradled her bump while posing for photos.
Downton Abbey: A New Era also follows widower Tom Branson marrying Lucy Branson, née Smith, a maid he met in the 2019 film.
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