Scott Speedman who plays Matthew Engler, one of the main characters in Netflix series You, has announced the birth of his first child.

Speedman and girlfriend Lindsay Rae Hofmann welcomed their daughter, Pfeiffer Lucia, on October 26 during a home birth.

The actor, 46, took to Instagram to share the news.

He first found fame in the teen drama Felicity, with Keri Russell and Scott Foley, and is currently starring in the smash hit Netflix series You opposite Penn Badgley.

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He posted a photo of himself cuddled up next to his sleeping baby girl, in which he can be seen wearing a blue beanie hat, while the baby is wearing a pink hat.

He wrote: “Pfeiffer Lucia Speedman. Born at home 10/26/21. In awe of my girl @lindsayraehofmann. Awe.”

Hoffman shared his post on her Instagram story and also posted black-and-white photos of the new arrival, writing: “Pfeiffer Lucia Speedman. Our beautiful daughter was born at home on October 26th at 8:33am weighing 6.6lb.

“Pfeiffer, for her heart to always feel connected to the nature and sea & Lucia, to forever be our little “light.”

“We love you little Pfeiff.”

Hoffman first announced she was expecting in May, when she shared a photo of her baby bump and wrote on Instagram: “In full bloom. Baby girl Speedman coming soon.”