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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 to literary agent Alan Radcliffe and casting agent Marcia Gresham. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Germany). Daniel began performing in small school productions as a young boy. Soon enough, he landed a role in David Copperfield (1999), 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). 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 theaters 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 14 November 2005 and ended sometime in December. On January 27, 2006, he attended the South Bank Awards Show to present the award for "Breakthrough Artist of the Year" to Billie Piper. Daniel 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. Also that year, he starred in the television movie My Boy Jack (2007), which aired 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.


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Born:
Jul 23, 1989 In Fulham, London, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
26
First Appeared:
In the series Saturday Night Live 1975-10-11
Latest Project:
Series BoJack Horseman 2014-08-22

13 wins & 35 nominations.

Known For
Poster of The Colbert Report
Poster of Extras
Poster of The X Factor UK
Poster of The Simpsons
Filmography
The Kitchen Unknown 2014-01-04
The Kumars Unknown 2014-01-15
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Unknown 2014-02-17
BoJack Horseman Daniel Radcliffe 2014-08-22
Late Night with Seth Meyers Unknown 2014-02-24
A Young Doctor's Notebook & Other Stories Young Doctor 8 episodes, 2012-2013 2012-12-06
The Jonathan Ross Show Unknown 2011-09-03
Conan Unknown 2010-11-08
Watch What Happens: Live Unknown 2009-06-16
The Wendy Williams Show Unknown 2008-05-14
The Graham Norton Show Unknown 2007-02-22
Ace of Cakes Unknown 2006-08-17
Robot Chicken Unknown 2005-02-20
The Colbert Report Unknown 2005-10-17
Extras Unknown 2005-09-25
The X Factor UK Unknown 2004-09-04
QI Unknown 2003-09-11
Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway Unknown 2002-06-08
The View Unknown 1997-08-11
The Daily Show Unknown 1996-07-22
Inside the Actors Studio Unknown 1994-06-12
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Have I Got News for You Unknown 1990-09-28
The Simpsons Unknown 1989-12-17
The Oprah Winfrey Show Unknown 1986-01-07
Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11