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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has played the title role in all of the blockbuster films based on J.K. Rowling's best selling Harry Potter books. He first starred in the role in 2001's Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, continuing through Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He will complete his portrayal of Harry Potter in the much anticipated two-part film adaptation of the final book Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Part 1 is set for release in November 2010 and the final installment of the film franchise will open in summer 2011.

Making his Broadway debut as Alan Strang in Peter Shaffer's play Equus, Radcliffe won the award for Best Leading Actor at the Annual Theatre Fan Choice Awards, organized by Broadway World, as well as Best Leading Actor and Breakthrough Performance Awards at the annual Broadway.Com Audience Awards. He also received both Drama League and Drama Desk nominations for his performance in the play. Radcliffe had first played the role of Alan in 2007 to critical acclaim in London, which marked his West End Debut. The play was directed by Thea Sharrock and starred his fellow Harry Potter actor and Tony Award winner Richard Griffiths.

Radcliffe's other credits include the Australian independent feature December Boys, and the role of Jack Kipling in the telefilm My Boy Jack, which told the story of Rudyard Kipling's 17-year-old son, Jack, who died in World War I and the devastating effect this had on his family. The film also starred Kim Cattrall, Carey Mulligan and David Haig.

Radcliffe has also made a guest appearance as himself in the award-winning BBC/HBO series Extras, starrring Ricky Gervais.

He first appeared on screen as the young David Copperfield in the BBC/PBS presentation of Charles Dickens' classic novel.

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Daniel Radcliffe Facts

Birth NameDaniel Jacob Radcliffe
BirthdayJuly 23, 1989 (34)
BirthplaceFulham, England, United Kingdom
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Daniel Radcliffe compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Swiss Army Man
What If
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
Now You See Me 2
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection
Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince
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