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Larry Birkhead Says Daughter Dannielynn is 'Fearless' Like Late Mom Anna Nicole Smith

by Alex Ungerman 5:20 PM PST, February 09, 2017
Playing Larry Birkhead Says Daughter Dannielynn is 'Fearless' Like Late Mom Anna Nicole Smith

Larry Birkhead sees a lot of Anna Nicole Smith in Dannielynn.

The father of the late model's 10-year-old daughter reflects on Anna's life in an upcoming 20/20 special that looks back, ten years after her death in 2007.

EXCLUSIVE: Larry Birkhead Opens Up About Daughter Dannielynn’s Life 8 Years After Anna Nicole Smith’s Death

"When the camera was going, she was a whole different thing," Birkhead says of Smith. "That was more, to me, an act than the real person she was."

Now, as Dannielynn begins to model, Birkhead says he's starting to see some of Smith's best qualities in his daughter.

WATCH: Larry Birkhead on Raising Dannielynn Almost 10 Years After Anna Nicole Smith's Death: 'We Make the Best of It'

"She is fearless like her mom. She'll get on any roller coaster that you put in front of her," he explains. "I could stand right next to my daughter and we could look like twins, and the first thing they’ll say is ... 'Spitting image of the mother.'"

Watch the preview clip below.

The "Anna Nicole Smith: Tenth Anniversary" special airs on 20/20 on Friday, Feb. 10 on ABC.

WATCH: Larry Birkhead Offers Inside Look Into Raising Anna Nicole Smith's Daughter Dannielynn

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