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Zoe Ventoura and Dan MacPherson share a photo of their son Austin to celebrate his first birthday

Notoriously private actors Zoe Ventoura and Dan MacPherson share a rare photo of their son Austin to celebrate his first birthday

Soap stars Zoe Ventoura and Daniel MacPherson are celebrating their son Austin’s first birthday.

On Wednesday, Home and Away actress Zoe posted a rare photo of the adorable baby playing with a puzzle of his name.

‘And just like that… my baby is one,’ the doting mother, 39, wrote in the caption of her Instagram post.

Birthday boy: Actors Zoe Ventoura and Daniel MacPherson have shared a rare photo of their son Austin playing with a puzzle of his name to celebrate his first birthday

Her husband, Strike Back star Daniel also shared the same sweet photo.

The 40-year-old wrote: ‘And In a heartbeat, he’s One. Happy Birthday my Little King x.’ 

Daniel’s birthday message to his son comes after he revealed he was stranded in Limerick, Ireland after his airline cancelled his flight back home to Australia at the last minute.

Milestone moment: The proud parents shared the same sweet photo of their baby boy. Zoe wrote in the caption, 'And just like that... my baby is one.' Daniel said: 'And In a heartbeat, he's One. Happy Birthday my Little King x'

Milestone moment: The proud parents shared the same sweet photo of their baby boy. Zoe wrote in the caption, ‘And just like that… my baby is one.’ Daniel said: ‘And In a heartbeat, he’s One. Happy Birthday my Little King x’

Proud parents: The notoriously private couple kept the new of Austin's arrival last year quiet. It was only confirmed in May, when the family was photographed by the paparazzi during an outing

Proud parents: The notoriously private couple kept the new of Austin’s arrival last year quiet. It was only confirmed in May, when the family was photographed by the paparazzi during an outing

Last week, he vented his frustration after his flight was completely cancelled with no options to change it.

‘Had my seat cancelled today by @etihad due to @nswgovernment1 [sic] hotel quarantine caps,’ he began in an Instagram rant.

‘Been booked and paid since September. Quarantine at my cost. No option to rebook or change date. Just cancelled. 4 weeks before Xmas.’

'No option to rebook or change date': Daniel's birthday message to his son comes after he revealed he was stranded in Limerick, Ireland after his airline cancelled his flight back home to Australia at the last minute

‘No option to rebook or change date’: Daniel’s birthday message to his son comes after he revealed he was stranded in Limerick, Ireland after his airline cancelled his flight back home to Australia at the last minute

Daniel said that while he was confident he’d be able to ‘work it out’, others in his situation may not be as lucky.

He added: ‘Needs to be a better strategy. A longer term solution. There’s gotta be.’ 

Daniel welcomed Austin Xavier in December with his wife of five years, actress Zoe. 

Grounded: Last week, he vented his frustration after his flight was completely cancelled with no options to change it

Grounded: Last week, he vented his frustration after his flight was completely cancelled with no options to change it

The news of Austin’s arrival was only confirmed in May when the family was photographed by the paparazzi during an outing.

‘I am very happy to confirm that Zoe and Dan welcomed a baby boy in December last year,’ a spokesperson for the couple told the Herald Sun. 

‘Austin Xavier arrived healthy and smiling. Mum, Dad and baby are all happy and well.’ 

Proud parents: Daniel and his wife of five years welcomed Austin Xavier in December

Proud parents: Daniel and his wife of five years welcomed Austin Xavier in December

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