‘Harry Potter’ Alum Daniel Radcliffe & Girlfriend Erin Darke Secretly Welcome First Child

Daniel Radcliffe is entering a brand-new chapter: parenthood.

According to E! News, Harry Potter alum, 33, has welcomed his first child with his longtime girlfriend, Erin Darke, 38.

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The baby’s arrival came about one month after the public learned about Darke’s pregnancy. The news was confirmed to Us Weekly by Radcliffe's rep after he and Darke were spotted walking the streets of NYC. As the two strolled through the city (seen in pictures courtesy of Daily Mail here), Darke appeared to be sporting a baby bump.

At the time, a source told The Mirror: “Daniel and Erin could not be happier to be expecting. They are absolutely thrilled, and can’t wait to become a family of three.”

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Radcliffe and Darke have been together for over ten years after they met on the set of Kill Your Darlings in 2012. They collaborated again in 2021, when Darke appeared as a guest on an episode of Radcliffe’s comedy series Miracle Workers. Darke is also an actress, known for her roles as Cindy in Good Girls Revolt and Mary in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

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Radcliffe rose to fame after he starred as the titular character in the Harry Potter films. The franchise has been making headlines as of late due to a new revival series that’s being developed by HBO Max. (Each season will be based on one of J.K. Rowling’s novels.)

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Greta Heggeness is a California-based editor at PureWow and has been writing about entertainment since 2015. She covers everything from awards shows to exclusive celebrity...