James Van Der Says That Having 4 Daughters Helped Liberate His Worldview

Becoming a parent certainly shifts your perspectives and priorities around— whether you’re ready for it or not.

Men who have the experience of becoming a “girl dad” often discuss how their worldview was impacted when their daughters entered their lives.

James Van Der Beek is a four-time “girl dad”

Actor and Dawson’s Creek alum James Van Der Beek, 45, is no exception to experiencing the girl-dad epiphany.

James Van Der Beek and his daughter Olivia pose for photo
Photo Credit: Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for John Varvatos
Photo Credit: Stefanie Keenan/Getty Images for John Varvatos

As a father of six kids, four of whom are girls, Van Der Beek knows a thing or two about diaper duty and Disney princess films.