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Daniel Radcliffe

Birth Name: 
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Birthday: 
Sunday, July 23, 1989
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Birth Place: 
London, England
Height: 
5'5"

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23rd, 1989 to Alan Radcliffe and Marcia Gresham. He began performing in small school productions as a young boy. Soon enough, he landed a role in David Copperfield (1999) (TV), as the young David Copperfield. A couple of years later, he landed a role as Mark Pendel in The Tailor of Panama (2001), the son of Harry and Louisa Pendel (Geoffrey Rush and Jamie Lee Curtis). Lee Curtis had indeed pointed out to Daniel's mother that he could be Harry Potter himself. Soon afterwards, Daniel was cast as Harry Potter by director, Chris Columbus in the film that hit theatres in November 16, 2001, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001). He was recognized worldwide after this film was released. Pleasing audiences and critics everywhere, filming on its sequel, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), commenced shortly afterwards. He appeared again as Harry in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) directed by Alfonso Cuarón, and then appeared in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) directed by Mike Newell. Shortly afterwards, he finished filming December Boys (2007) in Adelaide, Australia, Kangaroo Island, and Geelong, Australia which began on the 14th of November, 2005 and ended sometime in December. On January 27th, 2006, he attended the South Bank Awards Show to present the award for "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" to Billie Piper. Dan reprised his famous character once again for the next installment of the Harry Potter series, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). In February 2007 he took on his first stage role in the West End play Equus to worldwide praise from fans and critics alike. He has finished filming the TV movie My Boy Jack (2007) (TV), which will air on 11 November 2007 in the UK.

Now being one of the world's most recognizable people, Daniel leads a somewhat normal life. He has made friends working on the Harry Potter films, which include his co-stars Rupert Grint and Emma Watson.

News

Daniel Radcliffe To Star In "Horns"

Though you would think he’d have had his fill of darkness and magic after years bringing Harry Potter to life and, more recently, appearing in The Woman In Black, Daniel Radcliffe seems happy to stay with the occult.... Read more
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$125.1 Mil 'Deathly Hallows' Wins Weekend With Franchise-Best Bow

 Warner Bros.' Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 conjured an estimated $125.1 million in domestic box office for a franchise-best bow and the eighth-best opening weekend ever.... Read more
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Epic Deathly Hallows Trailer Now Online

If you ever worried that the final two-part Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows would be insufficiently action-packed, put your mind at rest. The trailer for both parts of the film is now online, and it is BIG.... Read more
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6 new posters for Harry Potter 6!

MSN had the dectinct honor of unrolling 6 new posters for the much anticipated 6th installment of the Harry Potter franchise, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.  The posters showcase 6 of the prime characters including Harry, Malfoy, Dumbledore, Ron, Snape and Hermione.  Click the poster to ... Read more
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First image from final Harry Potter flick

It's not much, but UK's The Daily Mirror has obtained the first look at the finale Harry Potter movie ahead of the 6th movie's release.  The final book will be split into 2 movies for sheer length.  Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I hits theaters on November 19, 2010 and Harry Potter ... Read more
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Reviews

The Woman in Black

Audiences have grown up with Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter, but with the franchise coming to a close after 10 years, it’s time for him to move on. His first post-Potter project is The Woman in Black, a horror-thriller based upon the novel by the same name.... Read more
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2

Ten years ago, the film industry was introduced to a little boy in round spectacles with a lightning bolt scar on his forehead. Based on the immensely popular books about a young wizard, the Harry Potter franchise has captured Hollywood by storm, grossing more than $6 billion worldwide.... Read more
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (BLU-RAY)

Another year, another Harry Potter movie has hit store shelves. But we have nearly reached the end.... Read more
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

It's been 9 years. 9 years since we've heard that infamous tune highlighting the name "Harry Potter". 9 years since we learned about Hogwarts School of Wizardry. And now, we come to the end. Well, the first half of the end, that is. ... Read more
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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 1

It’s the beginning of the end, the much anticipated 7th installment of the Harry Potter series (part 1) is finally here.  I’ll be honest; I am a big Harry Potter fan so being objective was extremely hard.  Turns out I really didn’t have to be, it was extremely close to the book.... Read more
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Videos

Horns (Evil UK TV Spot)

Horns (Evil UK TV Spot)

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Horns (Trailer #1)

Horns (Trailer #1)

Horns (Trailer #1) ... Read more
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What If (Trailer #1)

What If (Trailer #1)

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Kill Your Darlings (Teaser Trailer #1)

Kill Your Darlings (Teaser Trailer #1)

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A Young Doctor's Notebook TRAILER

A Young Doctor's Notebook TRAILER

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