Emily VanCamp Shares Rare Photo of Daughter Iris

A glimpse into her life. Emily VanCamp shared a rare photo of daughter Iris to mark her first Mother’s Day.

“You cracked this heart wide open from the moment I first held you sweet girl 💗💐💗,” the ResidentStar, 35, captioned a picture via Instagram on Sunday May 8.

VanCamp was holding baby Iris (9 months) while on the beach in the black-and-white photo. Canada native VanCamp gave a kiss to the little girl, who was wearing a polkadot and a sun hat.

“Thanks for choosing me to be your Mama,” the Falcon and the Winter Soldier star continued in her caption. “And to my mom — thank you for all the love and the lessons 🙏🏼 We love you! Happy Mother’s Day to ALL the Mama’s out there! Today we celebrate you.”

The actress, who plays Sharon Carter, in several Marvel movies and TV series, kept her pregnancy quiet. She surprised her fans when, however, she revealed that she and her husband had announced their engagement. Josh BowmanThey became parents in August 2021, almost three years after they were married in December 2018.

“Welcome to the world our sweet little Iris,” the Everwood alum wrote via Instagram at the time alongside a photo of the newborn’s tiny hand holding her mom’s finger. “Our hearts are full.”

She shared the second picture of her daughter with Bowman in October 2021 to commemorate her 10-year anniversary. Bowman, who is 34, she met on the set. Revenge2011 The couple began dating in 2011. Her Mother’s Day post marks only the third snapshot the private mom has shared of her daughter.

Since her conception, she was able to conceal her pregnancy easily. ResidentNic Nevins, a character, was revealed as being pregnant at the same moment. VanCamp stated that becoming a mother was a factor in her decision to leave the show at season 5.

“I think there comes a moment in every woman’s life — in every person’s life — where it becomes less about work and more about family, and that’s what happened while I was making the show,” she told TVLineIn October 2021, her character was killed from the Fox medical drama. “Doing that many episodes in a different city and then you add COVID to that, most of us couldn’t see our families for almost a year. It really solidified for me that family is where my heart is at the moment.”

However, VanCamp will return to wrap up Nic’s story line in the season 5 finale, set to air May 17.

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