Mercedes Mason of Fear The Walking Dead announces the birth of her son

Fear The Walking Dead; AMC; Mercedes Mason as Ofelia Salazar
Fear The Walking Dead; AMC; Mercedes Mason as Ofelia Salazar /

Fear The Walking Dead actress Mercedes Mason and her husband announced the birth of their son by sharing a photo on social media.

Fear The Walking Dead favorite Mercedes Mason and her husband announced the arrival of their son, Caius Kane, on social media Thursday. The baby was born on January 10th.

On Fear The Walking Dead Mercedes played one of the original survivors of the outbreak, Ofelia Salazar. Sadly, Ofelia was bitten and died in season 3 just before reuniting with her father Daniel Salazar.

Fans were angry at the trope-like and predictable death of Ofelia, especially that she expired mere minutes before Daniel arrived to meet her, Madison, Strand, and Walker at the bazaar. Ofelia Salazar had gone through a lot and overcome huge odds to survive on the show. She had gone from a sheltered and naïve character to a true warrior. Many fans felt that her death was an insult to the spirit of the character.

But while fans may not be happy that Ofelia is gone it’s fortunate that Mercedes will have a little extra time to spend with her new son. Congratulations to the new mother and father and welcome to the world baby Caius!

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