Sophie Bowles gave birth to her first child.
The Emerdel The actress, 32, took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal her welcome to a little girl, Marli Ocean Waters, last month.
Alongside an artistic photo of her young daughter’s leg, she wrote: ‘About a month ago our daughter joined us. Marley Ocean Waters You Are Magic. Photo by dad @markwatersfilm.
our end! Sophie Bowles, 32, gave birth to her first child
Mark then shared the same snapshot on his page, writing: “Marley Ocean Waters, I can’t believe I’m going to be your dad 🙂 I’m going to spend the rest of my life, and show you how much I love you. Your mom is so amazing too.
Friends, including some celebrity friends, were quick to congratulate the couple, with star Corrie Shobna Gulati, commenting, ‘I love that you’re a magical mummy’ while Pal Pixie Lott shared a loving heart emoji.
Emmerdale star Sophie – who played Holly Barton on the ITV series – revealed in June that she was expecting it.
Sharing a shot of her baby boy in an animal-print swimsuit and lounging on the beach, she gushes: “And so begins the adventures of the three of us.”
Here it is: The Emmerdale actress took to Instagram over the weekend to reveal that she welcomed a little girl, Marli Ocean Waters, last month
Reaction: Friends, including some celebrity friends, rushed to congratulate the husband
Gifted: Emmerdale star Sophie — who played Holly Barton on the ITV series — revealed back in June that she was expecting (pictured in June 2016 on Emmerdale)
Thrilling: She shares a shot of her baby boy wearing an animal-print swimsuit and lounging on the beach, gushing: “And so begins the adventures of the three of us”
Sophie is best known for her role as Holly in Emerald, which she landed when she was a teenager.
The actress dyed her blonde hair brown for the role and played Holly for three years on Soap.
She briefly returned for seven months to the series in 2016 and was praised for her compelling portrayal of Holly’s death after a drug overdose.
Actress: Sophie is best known for her role as Holly in Emerald who landed her as a teenager (pictured with her partner Mark)
From her returning producer Ian McLeod stated that Holly would bring ‘new problems to the Deals’ and cause problems for her stepfather Cain.
The producer continued, “Holi arrives with a problem behind her and then we see Cain do what he does best, which is step in and save the situation as he alone can.”
Holly, who became Emerald’s first drug-addicted teen in 2010, shocked viewers when she died after a heroin overdose.
Shocking story: Holly, who became Emmerdale’s first teen drug addict in 2010, shocked viewers when she died after a heroin overdose.
Sophie said digital spyShe found the story “difficult”, but it was a “very serious and stark warning” showing the effects drug addiction can have on people.
The actress added that she was proud of the story and hoped it would raise awareness.
In March of last year, Sophie spoke about the difficulties of finding work as an actress and how she felt “a failure” when she had to work in a coffee shop to pay the bills.
She wrote on Instagram at the time: “I moved to London a few years ago to continue my acting career.
Career: In March of last year, Sophie spoke about the difficulties of finding work as an actress and how she felt like a ‘failure’ when she had to take a job at a coffee shop (pictured)
Eventually I realized the lessons I was learning. Just to find happiness in everyday life and the people around you.
To be grateful for just waking up and being healthy. Breaking the habit I had of thinking I’d be happy when I got that acting job or that audition.
Knowing that the depression and anxiety I keep battling is only temporary. It is very difficult to even get an answer to a test or an email regardless of the actual job.
Besides many odd acting jobs, the truth is that I’ve spent most of my time working in a health food café. I felt defeated. I felt like a failure.
Honest: She wrote on Instagram at the time: “I moved to London a few years ago to continue my acting career. In the end I realized the lessons I was learning’