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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 CuarĂ³n, 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.
First Name
Middle Name
Last Name
Full Name at Birth
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Other Names
Dan
Daniel Radcliffe
Age
29
Date of Birth
Birthplace
Height
Weight
Build
Eye Color
Hair Color
Star Sign
Sexuality
Religion
Ethnicity
Nationality
High School
Occupation
Actor, Singer on Broadway
Occupation Category
Claim to Fame
Harry Potter
Genre
Fantasy
Drama
Young-adult fiction
Mystery
Thriller
Bildungsroman
Year(s) Active
1999–present
Talent Agency
ARG Talent Agency
Brand Endorsements
Print ad: UK Comic Relief's Harry Potter schoolbooks
(February 2012) TV commercial for The Trevor Project.
Shoe Size
10
Official Website
Father
Mother
Marcia Gresham Radcliffe (née Marcia Gresham Jacobson) (casting agent)
Lily Potter
Friends
Associated People
Pets
Nugget (Border Terriers)
Binka (Border Terriers)
Hedwig
Favorite People
Iain Banks (Author)
Favorite Movies
Favorite TV Shows
Favorite Bands
Favorite Books
1984 (George Orwell)
Three Man in a Boat (Jerome K. Jerome)
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (J.K Rowling)
Favorite Places
Hogwarts
Favorite Foods
Fish
Sushi
Pizza
Chocolate
Diet Coke
Favorite Colors
Yellow, Blue
Favorite Accessories
Wand
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