January 7th, 2012
11:08 AM ET
Not only did the "Harry Potter" franchise bring Daniel Radcliffe unbelievable success, it also introduced him to his girlfriend, Rosie Coker.
The 22-year-old actor met Coker, a production assistant, on the set of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2." He tells Parade magazine in this weekend's issue that he's "absolutely" in love with her.
"When Rosie's here, every day seems better," he explains. "I'm not an easy person to love. There are lots of times I'm a very good boyfriend, but there are times when I'm useless."
He can become obsessive about things, Radcliffe says, and this year's example was fantasy football, "which means Rosie's listening to me talk 24 hours a day about this team." Thankfully, not only does she listen to him, but she finds his quirks endearing.
"She loves me for my oddness, my awkwardness, all of those things I hate about myself," he tells Parade. "She finds them cute. I guess that's love."
It sounds like it's a good thing he found his significant other, as Radcliffe says he's not much into dating.
"I hated dating because I was crap at it!" he admits to Parade. But Coker found his dating mishaps humorous, "so she kept coming back."
As far as his career, though, Radcliffe is bracing himself for some low points. He tells Parade he knows that the success he found with "Potter" won't sustain itself forever.
"In a way it's a great relief that I will never, ever do a film as successful as the 'Harry Potter' series," he says, joking, "but neither will anybody else. Or it will take them a long time."
The full interview with Radcliffe will be in this weekend's edition of Parade magazine.
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