Daniel Radcliffe Reflects on His First Six Months of Fatherhood: 'Just in Awe'

The 'Harry Potter' star welcomed his first child, a son, with partner Erin Darke

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Daniel Radcliffe is having a magical time being a father.

On Thursday, the Merrily We Roll Along star, 34, appeared on Today with Hoda & Jenna, giving an update on his fatherhood journey after welcoming his first baby, a son, earlier this year with partner Erin Darke, 39.

"A lot's changed since you were last here. You're a dad," Hoda Kotb, 59, says to Radcliffe.

"Yeah," Radcliffe responds with a smile.

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"Congratulations! How's fatherhood?" Jenna Bush Hager, 41, asks.

"It's awesome. I think I've been, really, I think a lot of people said, 'Just get through the first six months after then after that it gets better.' But I've kind of really enjoyed the first six months," Radcliffe admits.

"Is it what you imagined?" Kotb asks.

"I don't know what I imagined, honestly. But it's great. He's incredible and I'm just in awe of my partner," the actor says.

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At the premiere of his play Merrily We Roll Along on Broadway, Radcliffe spoke to E! News, revealing that parenthood is both “terrifying” and “awesome.”

"He's great, it's amazing," Radcliffe said. "There's a short answer and a long answer to that. And the short answer is it's awesome and he's the best thing that's ever happened."

He added, "It's frankly terrifying to have a human being in the world that I care this much about.”

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