Daniel Radcliffe

Biography

Date of Birth 23 July 1989, Fulham, London, England, UK Birth Name Daniel Jacob Radcliffe Height 5' 6" (1.68 m) 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.

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Birth Name

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe

Birth Place

Fulham, London, England, UK

Birth Date

7/23/1989
Known For
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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter

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Victor Frankenstein

Igor

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Jungle

Yossi Ghinsberg

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Swiss Army Man

Manny

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Guns Akimbo

Miles

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What If

Wallace

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Kill Your Darlings

Allen Ginsberg

Starring In
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David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived

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Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

Weird Al

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The Lost City

Abigail Fairfax

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Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts

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Escape From Pretoria

Tim Jenkin

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Guns Akimbo

Miles

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Playmobil: The Movie

Rex Dasher (voice)

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Beast of Burden

Sean

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Jungle

Yossi Ghinsberg

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Lost In London LIVE

Daniel Radcliffe

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National Theatre Live: Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead

Rosencrantz

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Imperium

Nate Foster

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Swiss Army Man

Manny

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Now You See Me 2

Walter Mabry

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Victor Frankenstein

Igor

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Trainwreck

The Dogwalker

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The Gamechangers

Sam Houser

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Horns

Ig Perrish

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What If

Wallace

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Kill Your Darlings

Allen Ginsberg

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The Woman In Black

Arthur Kipps

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Daniel Radcliffe as Arthur Kipps in 'the Woman in Black'

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Inside the Perfect Thriller: Making 'the Woman in Black'

Self

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Harry Potter

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December Boys

Maps

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Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Harry Potter

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My Boy Jack

John Kipling

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Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Harry Potter

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Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Harry Potter

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The Tailor of Panama

Mark

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