Fatherhood has changed Matt Damon's perspective on life. The daddy of four daughters has a new nickname that revolves around his worrying ways.
"My wife's nickname for me is 'Red Alert,'" Damon told People. "I sometimes check to see if the kids are breathing."
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The proud papa of 10-month-old Stella, three-year-old Gia, five-year-old Isabella and 12-year-old Alex0a definitely worries more now that he has children. "I tend be a little overprotective without trying to be a helicopter parent," he added.
The "Contagion" actor isn't the only Hollywood hottie to dote on his adorable children.
Brad Pitt ended up adopting Angelina Jolie's two adopted children - Maddox and Zahara - when the couple got together in 2005. Since then, they've adopted another child, Pax, and had three of their own: Shiloh, Vivienne and Knox.
Now, Pitt is all about fatherhood - and it shows.
"Kids hold up a mirror to you," Pitt told USA Weekend in May. "You can't make excuses. You've got to make sure they've brushed their teeth and eaten a good breakfast. You want to be present if they wake up with a bad dream."
We'd want to see Brad's face too when we wake up, but it's for different reasons than his children's.
Sexy Australian actor Hugh Jackman is known to make women swoon, but he only has eyes for his wife and children. Jackman and his wife, Deborra-Lee Furness, adopted two children -- Oscar and Ava -- several years ago.
"When we went first to talk to someone in Los Angeles about adoption, I remember they said, 'What do you want?'" Jackman said of the adoption process. "I said, 'Well, healthy would be good.'"
The couple decided to adopt two mixed-race children because they saw the need for loving families there the most. Now, the family is regularly spotted on the streets of New York City riding scooters and generally having a blast. We're jealous.
"Salt" actor Liev Schreiber and his longtime girlfriend, Naomi Watts, have two children together - young sons Samuel and Sasha. Like Jackman, Schreiber is routinely spotted hauling his beautiful boys around the city to play dates and the park.
Watts even gets a little jealous of how much her sons adore their famous father.
"When daddy's in the room, it's like I don't exist," Watts said in 2009. "Sasha is all about his dad. He just loves playing roughhouse... One of the things I just loved about Liev right away was that he was so good with kids."
We know she's joking about the jealousy part, because there's something so incredible hot about a great father!
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