09:42 PM EDT 10/16/2013
Originally posted 05/11/2013 08:00AM
Model-in-the-making Danielynn Birkhead, the late Anna Nicole Smith's 6½-year-old daughter, prompted an outpouring of oohs and ahs this week when she dressed up like a favorite Disney heroine for the Kentucky Derby, while the gasps were strictly reserved for the amazing tale of the man who served as a hippo's dinner – and then survived to tell his tale.
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Originally posted 05/05/2013 06:20PM
The 6½-year-old and dad Larry Birkhead wear looks from the movie's classic "Jolly Holiday" scene on the red carpet
Originally posted 11/27/2012 01:10PM
"This is Dannielynn's way of paying tribute to her mom in her own special way," the 6-year-old's father explains
Originally posted 11/26/2012 06:10PM
The 6-year-old is the new face of the brand's new spring 2013 kids campaign.
Originally posted 09/10/2012 05:55PM
The daughter of the late Anna Nicole Smith celebrates by getting dad Larry a pink and purple manicure
Originally posted 03/04/2008 03:45PM
A petition to have Anna Nicole Smith's 18-month-old daughter Dannielynnn declared the sole heir to her estate was approved Tuesday by a Los Angeles judge.
In court papers filed in Superior Court Oct. 18, 2007, Howard K. Stern, the executor of Smith's estate, sought to clarify Smith's intentions in her July 2001 will, drafted five years before Dannielynn Hope's September 2006 birth. (Smith died in February 2007.)
"We and Mr. Stern always believed that Anna Nicole never intended to disinherit her daughter,"' Stern's lawyer, Bruce S. Ross, said after Tuesday's hearing. "I'm pleased to say this chapter in the saga is closed."
Originally posted 01/14/2008 09:00AM
Anna Nicole Smith's daughter, Dannielynn, who celebrated her first birthday in September, is battling an eye problem.
"She has strabismus, which is a turning in of one of her eyes," her father, Larry Birkhead, 34, tells Entertainment Tonight, "and it's something that we've been looking out for for a while."
Birkhead, adding, "I've been taking her to the doctors," also explains that when she was living in the Bahamas, Anna Nicole, who died Feb. 8, 2007, "had taken Dannielynn to the doctor to see about it when she was just a few months old."
Originally posted 09/09/2007 04:00PM
Anna Nicole Smith's daughter Dannielynn celebrated her 1st birthday on Saturday with a lavish party hosted by dad Larry Birkhead at the home of Louisville, Ky., socialite Tricia Barnstable Brown.
Originally posted 05/07/2007 06:15AM
Proving to be one of the most sought-after celebrities at this weekend's Kentucky Derby, Larry Birkhead beamed when talking about his nearly 8-month-old daughter, Dannielynn.
Originally posted 05/05/2007 07:00AM
Kentucky native Larry Birkhead received a hometown hero's welcome Friday when he arrived at the annual pre-Kentucky Derby party where he first met Anna Nicole Smith in 2004.
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