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Adrian Dunbar poses with adorable newborn granddaughter in tiny AC-12 outfit

A future AC-12 officer in the making?

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Adrian Dunbar has melted the hearts of Line of Duty fans with a pic of his newborn granddaughter.

Little Zephyr, whose mum is Adrian‘s daughter Madeleine, was snapped being cuddled by her famous actor grandad, 63.

Madeleine shared the image on Instagram yesterday (January 22) – with fans delighted that Zephyr already looks dressed for action!

Line of Duty star Adrian Dunbar as Ted Hastings
Adrian Dunbar left Line of Duty fans gushing over his new granddaughter (Credit: BBC)

Adrian Dunbar introduces granddaughter Zephyr

As well as recording a bit of quality grandad-granddaughter time, the sweet pic also showed Zephyr wearing an AC-12 sleepsuit!

And in addition to it bearing a logo of the BBC drama’s anti-corruption unit, the words babygro “undercover officer” are also visible on the babygro.

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Referring to her dad’s Superintendent Ted Hastings character, Madeleine captioned the post: “Zephyr repping her Grandpop.”

Adrian’s LoD co-star Vicky McClure was among those to send Madeleine all the best in the comments section.

How Instagram users reacted to the ‘adorable’ pic

“Aww adorable pics!” gushed the DI Kate Fleming star.

Hundreds of well wishers also showed their approval for the post by giving it a like.

One wrote: “Lovely photos. Love the T-shirt.”

This may be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen!

“Aww lovely photo. Your daddy looks very happy,” said another.

And a Line of Duty fan account contributed: “This may be the cutest thing I’ve ever seen!”

Line of Duty actor Adrian Dunbar
Line of Duty fans were made up for Adrian Dunbar (Credit: GMB YouTube)

A long labour

Zephyr was born a few weeks ago, just before Christmas.

Madeleine indicated at the time how she and fiancé Callum Lazenby-Todd had to wait a little while for Zephyr to arrive.

She told followers on Instagram: “Woooooow only just home from the hospital.”

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Madeleine continued: “We went in on Monday night and Wednesday we did a baby (with no sleep in between)!”

She described her daughter as “a perfectly cooked 8lb girly with strong lungs and hyper-awareness”.

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