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Daniel Radcliffe

Mostly Credited As: Daniel Radcliffe
Sometimes Credited As: Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Dan Radcliffe

Birth Name: Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Date Of Birth: July 23, 1989 (Age 25)
Country Of Birth: United Kingdom
Birth Place: Fulham, London, England
Height: 5' 7" (1.7 m)

Daniel Radcliffe


Born to Alan George Radcliffe and Marcia Jeannine Gresham on July 23, 1989, Daniel Radcliffe was an only child. Raised without religion due to his parents conflicting beliefs, Daniel wanted to act from the age of 5. He was educated at two independent boys schools until he found it too difficult to continue with his new found fame after appearing in the 'Harry Potter' films, he ended up been tutored on set and sitting three A Level exams all of which he gained an A Grade in.

Whilst his parents tried to discourage him from his acting career, he got the part as the young 'David Cooperfield' in the 1999 BBC adaptation of the same name. He also played the role of Mark Pendel in the 2001 movie 'Tailor of Panama'.

At the age of just 11, Daniel secured the role he has become most famous for playing the titular role in all eight 'Harry Potter' films (2001-2011). Daniel appeared on the stage in the 2007 New York and London productions of 'Equus' in the lead role Alan Strang. He also appeared in the 2007 film 'December Boys' as Maps, he also appeared in the lead role in the 2007 TV movie 'My Boy Jack' as Jack Kipling. He went onto play J. Pierrepont Fitch in the 2011 revival of the musical 'How to Succeed in Business without really Trying'. After appearing in the lead role in the 2012 film 'The Woman in Black'. He appeared in the second series of Sky Arts 'Playhouse Presents' as a young Dr. Vladimir Bomgard.

He has made various appearances on various comedy shows both in the UK and the US and will appear in the 2013 films 'Kill Your Darlings' as Allen Ginsberg, 'The F Word' as Wallace and 'Horns' as Ig Perrish.

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TV Appearances

Main cast 
A Young Doctor's Notebook and Other Stories (2013)As: Young Dr. Vladimir Bomgard
My Boy Jack (2007)As: John Kipling
David Copperfield (1999) (1999)As: Young David Copperfield
Episode Cast Credits 

TRL (1998) 
  November 11, 2005 (SNMW) 07x7042: (Nov/11/2005) As Himself 
  10/22/02 05x09: (Oct/22/2002) As Himself 

etalk (1995) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 20x144: (Jul/22/2014) As Himself 

The Social (2013) 
  July 22, 2014 01x214: (Jul/22/2014) As Himself 

The South Bank Show (1978) 
  Daniel Radcllffe 40x06: (Jun/26/2014) As Himself 

The View (1997) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Amar'e Stoudemire, guest co-host Will Cain 17x177: (Jun/11/2014) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Tori Spelling, guest co-host Alicia Menendez 17x32: (Oct/22/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Season 6, Episode 55 06x55: (Nov/15/2002) As Himself 

CBS This Morning (1987) 
  Season 15, Episode 110 15x110: (Jun/03/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Charlie Rose (1991) 
  David Sanger and Richard McGregor; Daniel Radcliffe; "The Immigrant" 23x187: (May/20/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Late Night with Seth Meyers (2014) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica St. Clair, Lennon Parham, Twenty One Pilots 01x37: (Apr/28/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (US) (1952) 
  Season 63, Episode 60 63x60: (Apr/04/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (2014) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Cedric the Entertainer, Travie McCoy 01x34: (Apr/03/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Live with Kelly & Michael (1983) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Minnie Driver, Nick Cannon 32x152: (Apr/01/2014) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Daniel Radcliffe, Jerry O'Connell 32x21: (Sep/30/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Rachel McAdams, guest co-host Daniel Radcliffe 30x107: (Jan/31/2012) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]
  Daniel Radcliffe; Tom Cavanagh 27x225: (Jul/10/2009) As Himself 
  Jake Gyllenhaal, Queen Latifah; Michael Gelman's exercise routine 26x85: (Dec/28/2007) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 47 26x02: (Sep/04/2007) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 38 25x253: (Aug/22/2007) As Himself 
  Season 19, Episode 288 25x223: (Jul/11/2007) As Himself 
  Robert Downey Jr./Daniel Radcliffe/Carrot Top 24x49: (Nov/10/2005) As Himself 
  Season 16, Episode 119 22x196: (May/31/2004) As Himself 

The Simpsons (1989) 
  Diggs 25x12: (Mar/09/2014) Voiced  Diggs, [Special Guest Stars]
  Treehouse of Horror XXI 22x04: (Nov/07/2010) Voiced  Edmund 

The Kumars (2014) 
  Episode 1 01x01: (Jan/15/2014) As Himself 

Daybreak (2010) 
  December 19, 2013 04x79: (Dec/19/2013) As Himself 
  February 10, 2012 02x109: (Feb/10/2012) As Himself 
  February 6, 2012 02x105: (Feb/06/2012) As Himself 
  January 17, 2012 02x91: (Jan/17/2012) As Himself 
  July 8, 2011 01x220: (Jul/08/2011) As Himself 

A Young Doctor's Notebook and Other Stories (2013) 
  Behind the Scenes (Dec/12/2013) As Himself 

The Graham Norton Show (2007) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Mary Berry, Harry Hill, Cliff Richard 14x08: (Dec/06/2013) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Baz Luhrmann, Isla Fisher, Ed Byrne, Wretch 32 13x07: (May/17/2013) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Jessica Ennis, Ricky Gervais, Bruno Mars 12x07: (Dec/07/2012) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Cuba Gooding Jr., Omid Djalili, Sinéad O'Connor 10x15: (Feb/17/2012) As Himself 
  Colin Farrell, Daniel Radcliffe, Rhod Gilbert, Rihanna 08x04: (Nov/12/2010) As Himself 

The One Show (2006) 
  November 13, 2013 08x72: (Nov/13/2013) As Himself 

The Colbert Report (2005) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 10x02: (Oct/01/2013) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Lorraine (2010) 
  Series 4, Show 6 04x06: (Sep/09/2013) As Himself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 85th Annual Academy Awards 61x01: (Feb/24/2013) As Presenter, [Featuring]

T4 (1998) 
  Goodbye T4: The Best Bits (Dec/30/2012) As Himself, [Featuring]

Have I Got News for You (1990) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Andy Hamilton, Sara Cox 44x10: (Dec/21/2012) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Robot Chicken (2005) 
  Hemlock Gin and Juice 06x09: (Nov/11/2012) Voiced  Thomas The Tank Engine/Mullet Kid 

Janela Indiscreta (2010) 
  Season 1, Episode 113 01x113: (Apr/29/2012) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 106 01x106: (Mar/07/2012) As Himself 
  Season 1, Episode 73 01x73: (Jul/20/2011) As Himself 

Kids' Choice Awards (US) (1988) 
  25th Annual Kids' Choice Awards 25x01: (Mar/31/2012) As Himself 

Le grand journal de Canal+ (2004) 
  5/3/2012 06x??: (Mar/05/2012) As Himself 

Días de cine (1991) 
  16/2/12 22x01: (Feb/16/2012) As Himself 
  18/11/10 20x??: (Nov/18/2010) As Himself 
  11/11/10 20x??: (Nov/11/2010) As Himself 
  9/7/09 18x01: (Jul/09/2009) As Himself 

El Hormiguero (2006) 
  13/2/12 07x01: (Feb/13/2012) As Himself 

The British Academy Film Awards: Red Carpet (2009) 
  2012 01x01: (Feb/12/2012) As Himself 

Watch What Happens: Live (2009) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 06x24: (Feb/09/2012) As Himself 

BBC Breakfast (2000) 
  February 7, 2012 13x38: (Feb/07/2012) As Himself 
  January 17, 2012 13x17: (Jan/17/2012) As Himself 
  July 8, 2011 12x189: (Jul/08/2011) As Himself 
  March 28, 2011 12x87: (Mar/28/2011) As Himself 
  November 12, 2010 11x316: (Nov/12/2010) As Himself 
  November 10, 2010 11x314: (Nov/10/2010) As Himself 
  June 18, 2010 11x169: (Jun/18/2010) As Himself 
  February 28, 2007 08x59: (Feb/28/2007) As Himself 

The Wendy Williams Show (2009) 
  3/2/12 03x59: (Feb/03/2012) As Himself 

The Talk (2010) 
  Season 2, Episode 100 02x100: (Feb/03/2012) As Himself 

The Ellen DeGeneres Show (2003) 
  Michelle Obama, Daniel Radcliffe 09x92: (Feb/02/2012) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Harvey Levin, Sabra Johnson 05x05: (Sep/10/2007) As Himself 

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Mark Forward 08x19: (Feb/02/2012) As Himself 

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (1992) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Vanessa Hudgens, Evanescence 20x16: (Feb/01/2012) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Daniel Radcliffe, Mark Cuban, Kings of Leon 15x217: (Sep/06/2007) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Patton Oswalt, The Decemberists 15x185: (Jul/09/2007) As Himself 

Good Morning America (1975) 
  30/1/2012 37x??: (Jan/30/2012) As Himself 

George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight (2005) 
  Season 8, Episode 88 08x88: (Jan/26/2012) As Himself 

The National Television Awards (1995) 
  National Television Awards 2012 01x17: (Jan/25/2012) As Himself 
  National Television Awards 2010 01x15: (Jan/20/2010) As Himself 

The Jonathan Ross Show (2011) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Noel Fielding, David Attenborough, Seal 02x03: (Jan/21/2012) As Himself 

Sunrise (UK) (1989) 
  January 17, 2012 24x17: (Jan/17/2012) As Himself 

Saturday Night Live (1975) 
  Daniel Radcliffe/Lana Del Rey 37x12: (Jan/14/2012) As Himself, [Guest Hosts]

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Common 04x08: (Jan/12/2012) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Aly Michalka, Darius Rucker 02x60: (Apr/25/2011) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Quincy Jones, Grinderman 01x346: (Nov/15/2010) As Himself 

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (1939) 
  Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (Nov/24/2011) As Himself 

Scream Awards (2006) 
  Scream Awards 2011 01x06: (Oct/18/2011) As Himself 

Anderson Live (2011) 
  Summer's Best With Kathy Griffin, Snooki & Daniel Radcliffe 01x02: (Sep/13/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Made In Hollywood (2005) 
  Season 6, Episode 34 06x34: (Jul/30/2011) As Himself 
  Season 6, Episode 1 06x01: (Sep/25/2010) As Himself 

50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments (2011) 
  50 Greatest Harry Potter Moments 01x01: (Jul/27/2011) As Himself 

Better (2007) 
  22/7/11 01x??: (Jul/22/2011) As Himself 

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart (1996) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 16x91: (Jul/18/2011) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Today (AU) (1982) 
  14 July 2011 30x??: (Jul/14/2011) As Himself 
  15 November 2010 29x??: (Nov/15/2010) As Himself 
  18 June 2010 29x??: (Jun/18/2010) As Himself 
  Season 28, Show 137 28x137: (Jul/10/2009) As Himself 
  10 November 2008 27x??: (Nov/10/2008) As Himself 
  10 November 2005 24x??: (Nov/10/2005) As Himself 
  12 November 2001 20x??: (Nov/12/2001) As Himself 

Acesso MTV (2009) 
  12/7/11 01x??: (Jul/12/2011) As Himself 

This Morning (1988) 
  July 8, 2011 23x214: (Jul/08/2011) As Himself 

OK! TV (2011) 
  Series 1, Show 93 01x93: (Jul/04/2011) As Himself 

Tony Awards (1967) 
  The 65th Annual Tony Awards 45x01: (Jun/12/2011) As Himself (Performer & Presenter: Best Lead Actress in a Play), [Guest Hosts]

The Late Show with David Letterman (1993) 
  Kelly Ripa, Jennifer Lawrence, a performance by the Broadway cast of "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" 18x139: (May/19/2011) As J. Pierrepont Finch 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Veronika Part, Levon Helm, a Top Ten List presented by Bruno 16x173: (Jul/09/2009) As Himself 

QI (2003) 
  Hocus-Pocus 08x14: (Dec/24/2010) As Himself 

A Bit of Fry & Laurie (1989) 
  Fry and Laurie Reunited (Nov/24/2010) As Himself 

Cinema 3 (1984) 
  20 November 2010 01x379: (Nov/20/2010) As Himself 

Children In Need (1980) 
  2010 - Part One 31x03: (Nov/19/2010) As Himself 

The Project (2009) 
  18 November 2010 02x??: (Nov/18/2010) As Himself 

Live From Studio Five (2009) 
  Series 2, Show 44 02x44: (Nov/11/2010) As Himself 
  Series 2, Show 43 02x43: (Nov/10/2010) As Himself 
  Series 1, Show 187 01x187: (Jun/18/2010) As Himself 
  Series 1, Show 186 01x186: (Jun/17/2010) As Himself 

Van Der Vorst Ziet Sterren (2009) 
  Season 3, Episode 12 03x12: (Nov/05/2010) As Himself 

GMTV (1993) 
  June 18, 2010 18x169: (Jun/18/2010) As Himself 
  June 17, 2010 18x168: (Jun/17/2010) As Himself 

Late Night with Conan O'Brien (1993) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Dr. Drew Pinsky, Eric Hutchinson 16x64: (Jan/12/2009) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Daniel Radcliffe, Steve Coogan, The Hold Steady 15x149: (Aug/25/2008) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Carlos Mencia, Art Brut 14x164: (Jul/11/2007) As Himself 
  Tom Arnold, Daniel Radcliffe, John Pizzarelli 11x122: (May/25/2004) As Himself 

Inside the Actors Studio (1994) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 15x03: (Dec/01/2008) As Himself 

Masterpiece (1971) 
  My Boy Jack 38x12: (Apr/20/2008) As John Kipling 

Parkinson (2004) (2004) 
  Dawn French, Jennifer Saunders, Ray Winstone, Daniel Radcliffe 07x07: (Nov/03/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Rachael Ray (2006) 
  Harry Potter's Daniel Radcliffe 02x07: (Sep/18/2007) As Himself 

Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway (2002) 
  Series 7, Episode 2 07x02: (Sep/15/2007) As Himself 

The Early Show (1999) 
  Actor Daniel Radcliffe Of "December Boys''; HealthWatch. 08x263: (Sep/05/2007) As Himself 
  Bruce Hornsby; Daniel Radcliffe; Ricky Skaggs 08x225: (Jul/13/2007) As Himself 
  Diana DeGarmo, Daniel Radcliffe 05x197: (Jun/01/2004) As Himself 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson 04x52: (Nov/12/2002) As Himself 

Friday Night with Jonathan Ross (2001) 
  Daniel Radcliffe, Thandie Newton, Ricky Hatton, The Good, The Bad, and The Queen 12x01: (Mar/23/2007) As Himself, [Interviewees]
  Woody Harrelson, Daniel Radcliffe, Sharleen Spiteri, Kaiser Chiefs 09x09: (Nov/04/2005) As Himself, [Interviewees]

Extras (2005) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 02x03: (Sep/28/2006) As Himself 

Childrens Party At The Palace (2006) 
  Childrens Party at the Palace 01x01: (Jun/25/2006) As Harry Potter 

Rove Live (2000) 
  Daniel Radcliffe 06x41: (Nov/15/2005) As Himself 

Ministry of Mayhem (2004) 
  Episode 95 02x44: (Oct/29/2005) As Himself 

Biography (1987) 
  Harry Potter and Me 16x01: (Jan/21/2002) As Himself 
Trivia

Daniel has two dogs, named Binka and Nugget. Binka is a female version of Binker, which was a dog in A.A. Milne's stories. Nugget was named after chicken nuggets!

Dan has A grade A Level qualifications in English Literature, History, and Religion and Philosophy.

Dan was in the August 2004 Issue of TV Guide, he placed #5 on TV Guide's "Summer Movie Hunks" Countdown.

Daniel's favorite music genre is indie rock and his favourite bands include The Red Hot Chili Peppers, The News,The Music, and Blur. He knows how to play the bass guitar.

His favorite actors include Ben Stiller and Cameron Diaz. One of his favourite films is '12 Angry Men'. He is a fan of professional wrestling, The Rock is his favourite wrestler.

His favourite food is any type of fish, while he hates junk food. His favourite animal is the wolf. Whilst his favourite colours are blue and yellow.


Filming the fourth 'Harry Potter' movie 'Goblet of Fire', Dan had to spend six months training followed by 3 weeks training in a tank to film the underwater scene. It took so long because they had to film in small increments, because since Harry grew gills, Radcliffe had to hold his breath the whole time. He suffered two ear infections during the filming.

On July 9, 2007, Dan was honored along-side his Harry Potter co-stars, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint, where their hands, feet, and wands were immortalized in front Grauman's Chinese Theater on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

Daniel has won the following awards for his time as Harry Potter.

For Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone - the 2001 Hollywood Women's Press Club for Male Discovery Youth of the Year.

For Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - the 2007 National Movie Award for Best Male Performance. Also the 2008 Kids Choice Awards Australia for Favourite Movie Star.

For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 - the 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie - Liplock with co-star Emma Watson.

For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - the 2011 Scream Award for Best Fantasy Actor. The 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star: Male. The 2012 Peoples Choice Award for Best Ensemble Cast with the rest of the cast of the film. The 2012 MTV Movie Awards for Best Cast with co-stars Rupert Grint, Emma Watson and Tom Felton and the Best Hero award. The 2012 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie: Fight with co-star Ralph Fiennes.


Daniel was nominated for the following awards for his time as Harry Potter.

For Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone - the 2001 Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Young Performer. The 2001 MTV Movie Award for Best Breakthrough Male Performance. The 2001 Young Artists Award for Best Ensemble in a feature film (alongside the rest of the cast). The 2001 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor. The Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor. The 2002 Empire Award for Best Debut (with costars Rupert Grint and Emma Watson). The 2002 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Newcomer.

For Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets - the 2002 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor. The 2003 Phoenix Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Cast (alongside the rest of the cast).

For Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban - the 2005 Broadcast Films Critic Association Award for Best Young Actor. The 2005 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor. The Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor.

For Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire - the 2006 [I]MTV Movie Award for Best Hero and Best On-Screen Team (with costars Emma Watson and Rupert Grint). The 2006 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor. The 2006 Critics Choice Award for Best Young Actor.

For Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - the 2008 Empire Award for Best Actor. The 2008 MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss (with costar Katie Leung). The 2008 Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Young Actor.

For Harry Potter and the Half-blood Prince - the 2010 MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance. The 2010 Peoples Choice Award for Favourite On-Screen Team (with costars Emma Watson and Rupert Grint).

For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 1 - the 2011 MTV Movie Awards for Best Kiss (with costar Emma Watson), Best Fight (with costars Rupert Grint and Emma Watson) and Best Male Performance. The 2011 Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy.

For Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Part 2 - the 2011 Scream Award for Best Ensemble (with the rest of the cast). The 2012 Peoples Choice Awards for Favourite Movie Actor and Favourite Movie Star (under 25). The 2012 Nickolodeon Kids Choice Award for Favourite Movie Actor. The 2012 MTV Movie Award for Best Male Performance. The 2012 Empire Award for Best Actor.

Award nominations not attached to films but for Daniel's portrayal of Harry Potter include the 2010 J-14's Teen Icon Award for Iconic Movie Star. The 2010 MTV Movie Award for Global Superstar. The 2011 Do Something award for Movie Star.


Other awards Daniel has won are the 2009 Broadway.com Audience Awards Favourite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play and Favourite Breakthrough Performance for Equus. He was also nominated for the 2009 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play and the 2009 Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance Award, both for Equus.

He won the 2011 Broadway.com Audiences Awards for Favourite Actor in a Broadway Play and Favourite Onstage Pair (with costar John Larroquette) for his role in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. He also was nominated for the same part in the 2011 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical, the 2011 Drama League Award for Distinguished Performance Award and the 2011 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Musical. He also shared a Grammy nomination alongside costars John Larroquette, Robert Sher and Frank Loesser for Best Musical Theater Album in the 2012 ceremony.


Daniel Radcliffe Quotes
Dan Radcliffe: (after being cast as Harry Potter) I think I'm a tiny bit like Harry 'cos I'd like to have an owl. Yeah, that's the tiny bit, actually.

Dan Radcliffe: (on considering himself as a heartthrob) Personally I can't see it, but if other people can, fine. Cool!

Dan Radcliffe: Stage is much more intimidating than going before the cameras, because you can really screw up, and can't do a retake.

Dan Radcliffe: I'm thrilled of the acceptance I get abroad. The people are so hearty, warm and grateful and I feel privileged having seen so many countries and some of the greatest monuments.

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