Hilarie Burton Morgan & Walking Dead fans celebrate Jeffrey Dean Morgan on his birthday

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Actor Jeffrey Dean Morgan is a man who, despite his very busy life, always takes time to spend with his family, who adores him. His wife, Hilarie Burton Morgan, shared a beautiful tribute to the man on his birthday, reminding us what a fantastic couple they make.

Burton Morgan shared photos of Morgan with herself and their children, showcasing what a fantastic time they had celebrating ahead of his actual birthday. She reminded her followers of just how special he is and the sacrifices they make because of their careers, but she cherished the time they spent together.

She also shared photos with the caption "Happiness is seeing Daddy," as Morgan is in the process of filming the second season of his spinoff series, The Walking Dead: Dead City in Massachusettes. The smile on his sons faces says it all and the beautiful moment with his daughter is quite precious.

Happy Birthday Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Fans took to social media to share their well wishes with Morgan on his special day which in turn saw the actor trending on Twitter/X.

Some fans honored his other roles outside of TWDU.

Negan is well known for his outrageous one-liners! The Walking Dead shared some of the best in celebration of Morgan's birthday.

One fan reminded us of how good he looks in a hat, and that he and his wife own MF Libations, which offers excellent adult beverages, MF Blackberry Gin, and MF Bonfire Smoky Rye.

Morgan, who has portrayed Negan Smith in TWDU since season 6 of the main series, is well known for his roles as Denny Duquette on Grey's Anatomy, the Comedian in Watchmen, Clay in The Losers, and John Winchester in Supernatural.

Next, he will star in an undisclosed role in the upcoming season of The Boys, which has also starred his long time friend and Supernatural co-star Jensen Ackles. The fourth season will premiere on Prime Video on June 13, 2024. Fans are excited to see who Morgan will play in this series.

The Walking Dead: Dead City
BTS, Lauren Cohan as Maggie Rhee, Jeffrey Dean Morgan as Negan - The Walking Dead: Dead City _ Season 1, Episode 6 - Photo Credit: Peter Kramer/AMC /

As mentioned above, Morgan is filming the second season of the spinoff, The Walking Dead: Dead City, where he stars alongside Lauren Cohan, who portrays Maggie Rhee. The characters have been long-time enemies and, in the first season, teamed up to rescue her son Hershel (Logan Kim). This series will air on AMC and AMC+, likely in 2025.

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