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. He made his acting debut at 10 years of age in BBC One’s 1999 television film David Copperfield, followed by his cinematic debut in 2001’s The Tailor of Panama. At age 11, he was cast as Harry Potter in the first Harry Potter film, and starred in the series for 10 years until the release of the eighth and final film in 2011.
Real Name : Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Nickname : Dan
Profession : Actor, Model
Date of Birth : 23 July 1989
Age (as in 2017) : 27 Years
Birth Place : Hammersmith, London, England
Zodiac sign : Cancer
Nationality : British
Hometown : Manhattan, New York, United States
School : Sussex House School, London, followed by the City of London School, a day school on the North Bank of the River Thames in London
Religion : Atheist
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5’ 5”
Weight : 60 kg
– Chest: 38 inches
– Waist: 30 inches
– Biceps: 12.5 inches
Eye Color : Grey
Hair Color : Brown
Film Debut: David Copperfield (1999)
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Unmarried
Affairs/Girlfriends : Erin Darke
Wife : N/A
Some Lesser Known Facts About Daniel Radcliffe
- His favourite book from the Harry Potter series is ‘Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban’ and his favourite character is Hagrid.
- Daniel Radcliffe is a huge fan of cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar and he cherishes an autograph he got from the batting legend after the Lord’s test in July 2007.
- Daniel Radcliffe is a poet and his work was published in 2009 under the pen name Jacob Gershon. He published four poems in an underground magazine titled ‘Rubbish’.
- He suffers from dyspraxia or developmental coordination disorder. It is a condition that affects your brain’s ability to communicate with your body, making common motor skills difficult. Daniel’s condition is mild, but he has expressed trouble with small tasks like tying shoelaces and writing.
- Daniel Radcliffe has voiced characters on ‘The Simpsons’. He guest starred as Edmund in ‘Treehouse of Horror XXI’ (2010) and as ‘Diggs’ in an episode by the same name in 2014.
- He plays the bass guitar and once took a lesson from his ‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ co-star Gary Oldman.
Updated On: 18 April 2017