September 30, 2023

Here a father, Harry!

Actor Daniel Radcliffe, best known for playing boy wizard Harry Potter in the film adaptation of JK Rowling’s coming-of-age fantasy novels, is expecting his first child with longtime girlfriend Erin Darke.

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A representative for Radcliffe confirmed News with media outlets including The Hollywood Reporter And Buzzfeed.

Radcliffe and Darke met on the set in 2013 kill your Darlings, where he played poet Allen Ginsberg and she played one of his lovers. Darke has also appeared in recurring roles on Amazon The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Radcliffe’s TBS series miracle worker,

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Their due date hasn’t been revealed, and Radcliffe — who recently played parody pop star Alfred Matthew “Weird Al” Yankovic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story Social media doesn’t. But some of his recent interviews give some insight into what he wants for his future family.

And after becoming a movie star by the age of 12, Radcliffe told Newsweek Last year, “I wouldn’t want fame for my child.”

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But he would like to introduce his child to the family business in a less obvious way. He added, “I would love to have him around a film set.”, “Film sets are wonderful places. I think at times it can be wonderful for kids. But it’s really the fame side of it that should be avoided at all costs.

Still, the fame hasn’t been all bad for Radcliffe. The first eight Harry Potter films were made $7.7 billion at the worldwide box office, And Radcliffe reportedly made $95.6 million from the Harry Potter franchiseWhich has given him the luxury of taking up small roles and passion projects.

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And it has earned him some praise. Radcliffe recently received the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actor in a Limited Series or Movie Made for Television. Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.