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It's a boy! Corden welcomes first baby

Gavin And Stacey star James Corden is "over the moon" after his fiancee gave birth to their first child.

Julia Carey gave birth to their son in a London hospital on Tuesday.

The couple revealed they were engaged in December after announcing the pregnancy in September.

Corden appeared in teen soap Hollyoaks but got his big TV break in 2000 when he landed a regular role in the ITV1 series Fat Friends, where he met Gavin And Stacey co-star Ruth Jones.

The actor, who played Smithy in the series, and Carey, a former TV producer who is now a charity worker, were introduced by his former flatmate, actor Dominic Cooper.

The pair appeared together in the stage and film version of The History Boys.

hnews@herald.ie