Daniel Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to international stardom as Harry Potter in the series of films based on the hugely popular books by J.K. Rowling.
Who Is Daniel Radcliffe?
Daniel Radcliffe is an actors from Great Braitain, He is one of the highest Paid Actor. Initially his parents were refusing him to let him audition for this role but later one when they meet with director of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Mr. Chris Columbus they agree for the audition. Later on Daniel become of the big actor of Great Britain and he earned his fame after the popular role as in Harry Potter in the same movie series which got popular and biggest blockbusters across the World. Not only in Harry Potter, the actor performed many other versatility role in different – different movies like Kill Your Darlings and Imperium even in 2019 he started working on comedy series Miracle Workers.
Daniel Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in United Kingdom, London Fulham. His full name is Daniel Jacob Radcliffe. His father were a literary Agent and his mother were Casting agent. They belongs to North Ireland. Daniel always wanted to become an actor and that’s what his dream from his school days. The interesting part is that because of the movie Harry Potter he left his study and didn’t attend his school at the middle stage. In 1999 his debut were started with the movie David Copperfield and he played the young version of title character, Soon he got another opportunity in 2001 a spy thriller The Tailor of Panama, with Pierce Brosnan and Jamie Lee Curtis . But he become famous after Harry Potter only with Emma Watson and Rupert Grint.
Popularity of ‘Harry Potter’
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone Released in November 2001, It become one of the most successful movie in the World and it got massive success on box office as well. People around the world loved the acting of Radcliffe as lead character and they loved the story how an orphaned boy attended school and from there the story begun it run till eight-film series til 10 years of Radcliffe’s life along with the movie character Radcliffe also grow together and become a mature actor.This success help him to get many big budget and successful movies.
In an Interview, Radcliffe agreed that he earlier he were facing drinking problem since started of the movie and that’s why he always used to went to the set of Harry Potter and drunk over there in night but yes he become sober later on since 2010. While there are many other were saying that he lost a big part of his youth because of the success of Harry Potter but Radcliffe doesn’t have any regrets with it. Even in and Interview with one of the popular magazine he said “They’ve been great. For the most part I’ve been happy every single day. And all the times I’ve been unhappy, it’s never been anything to do with Potter,” In 2011 the movie series ended up with the record breaking collection and fame with the movie named the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 that collected nearly $168 million on it’s opening week.
In an Interview with one of the popular news magazine Time Out New York he said that he would definitely missed out all the crew member of Harry Potter. He said “It’s very rare in your career that you get to play an action hero. I’m not the natural frame and stature of an action hero, so I may not get to play one again.” He also added that the film series didn’t received much more awards which it should be.
Acting Career Film, TV and Stage Roles
‘Equus,’ ‘How to Succeed in Business’
After end up the series, Radcliffe wanted to brake the image of Harry an young child typecasting that’s why he participated in Ricky Gervais’ comedy series Extras in a 2006 special spot. Even in 2011 he participated in another different role of an ambitious young man in the musical comedy How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.
Now his next project was ‘Kill Your Darlings,’ ‘Victor Frankenstein’
In 2013 he worked in the movie Kill Your Darlings (2013) to shed up his wizard boy image with Elizabeth Olsen, Michael C. Hall and Ben Foster. In another thriller movie Horns he performed the role of Ignatius Perrish, who was the prime suspect of murder and rape of his girlfriend.
Personal life and Career
He is dating actress Erin Darke since 2012 when both duo met in the set of Kill Your Darlings in 2012.
|Debut TV Series/Movie||Film: The Tailor of Panama (2001)|
TV Show: David Copperfield (1999)
|Family & Relatives|| Father: Alan Radcliffe|
Mother: Marcia Gresham
Marital Status: Unmarried
Laura O’Toole (2007-2008)
Emma Watson (2008-2009)
Olive Uniacke (August 2010)
Rosanne Coker (2010 – October 2012)
Erin Maya Darke (2012-Present)
|Popularly Known For||Harry Potter Movie Series|
Daniel Radcliffe Favorites
|Favorite Singer|| Jane’s Addiction |
The rage against the machine
|Favorite TV Show||The Simpsons (1989-)|
Family Guy (1999-)
Dad’s Army (1968-1977)
|Total Net Worth||£94m|
|Per Movie Charge|| £4m|
- In 2006, He won Hollywood Women’s Press Club for the Category Male Youth Discovery of the Year for the Work Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
- In 2007, He won National Movie Awards for the Category Best Male Performance for the Work Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
- In 2009, He won Broadway.com Audience Award for the Category Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play for the Work Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.
- In 2009, He won Drama Desk Award for the Category Outstanding Actor in a Play for the Work Equus.
- In 2013, He won Glamour Awards for the Category Man of the Year for the Work Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2.
- In 2016, He won Festival Internacional de Cinema Fantàstic de Catalunya for the Category Best Actor for the Work Swiss Army Man.
- In 2019, He Nominated Teen Choice Awards for the Category Choice Comedy TV Actor for the Work Miracle Workers.