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Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel RadcliffeAKA Daniel Jacob Radcliffe

Born: 23-Jul-1989
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Atheist [1]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Harry Potter

Daniel Radcliffe was a cute child actor with just two credits to his name when he was chosen to play Harry Potter in the film adaptations of J. K. Rowling's books. His father was a literary agent with the show business giant, International Creative Management (ICM), and his mother was a casting agent. In one of his first interviews after landing the role, Radcliffe said he had tried reading the first book in the Potter series a few years earlier, but gave up only partway through.


[1] "My mum was of Jewish blood and my Dad was Protestant... I'm very interested in religion as something to study. But I'm not a religious person in the slightest." (Interview on The Today Show (Australia, nine.com.au, not the US show by the same name, December 2006). Later, Radcliffe elaborated: "I'm an atheist, but I'm very relaxed about it. I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do. Anything he does on television, I will watch." (Esquire, August 2009)

Father: Alan Radcliffe (literary agent)
Mother: Marcia Gresham (casting agent)
Girlfriend: Laura O'Toole (Irish actress, b. 1985, dated 2007-08)
Girlfriend: Rosanne Coker ("Rosie," backstage film worker, b. circa 1988, dated 2010-)

    High School: Sussex House School, London
    High School:
City of London School

    Jewish Ancestry Maternal
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Alcoholism

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    What If (7-Sep-2013)
    Horns (6-Sep-2013)
    Kill Your Darlings (18-Jan-2013)
    The Woman in Black (2-Feb-2012) · Arthur Kipps
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (7-Jul-2011) · Harry Potter
    Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (11-Nov-2010) · Harry Potter
    Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (6-Jul-2009) · Harry Potter
    My Boy Jack (11-Nov-2007)
    December Boys (9-Sep-2007)
    Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (3-Jul-2007)
    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (6-Nov-2005)
    Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (31-May-2004) · Harry Potter
    Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (3-Nov-2002) · Harry Potter
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (4-Nov-2001) · Harry Potter
    The Tailor of Panama (11-Feb-2001) · Mark
    David Copperfield (25-Dec-1999)



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