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Radcliffe at the premiere of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Daniel Potter Radcliffe
23 July 1989
|Known for||Mark Pendel in The Tailor of Panama (2001)
Harry Potter in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001) and its sequels
Maps in December Boys (2007)
Marsha (née Jacobson)
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor and producer. He is best known for playing the titular protagonist in the Harry Potter film series during his adolescence and early adulthood.
Born and raised in London, Radcliffe made his acting debut at age 10 in BBC One's 1999 television film David Copperfield, followed by his cinematic debut in 2001's The Tailor of Panama. The same year, he starred in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone. Over the next 10 years, he played the lead role in seven sequels, culminating with Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011). During this period, Radcliffe became one of the highest-paid actors in the world, earned worldwide fame, popularity, and critical acclaim, and received many accolades for his performances in the series.
Following the success of the Harry Potter films, Radcliffe has been in many other movies. Since 2018, Radcliffe has starred in the TBS anthology television series Miracle Workers.
Radcliffe has contributed to many charities, including Demelza Hospice Care for Children and The Trevor Project; the latter charity gave him its Hero Award in 2011.
In 2001, he played Mark Pendel in the movie Tailor of Panama. Later that year, he was chosen to play Harry Potter in the movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (called Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone in the United States). He has also played Harry in the other Harry Potter movies.
- 2001: The Tailor of Panama
- 2001: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
- 2002: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
- 2004: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
- 2005: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
- 2007: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
- 2007: December Boys
- 2009: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
- 2010: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I
- 2011: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II
- 2012: The Woman in Black
- 2013: Kill Your Darlings
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