Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe

Movie Actor

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor. He rose to fame at age twelve, when he began portraying Harry Potter in the film series of the same name, and has held various other film and theatre roles. Over his career, Radcliffe has received various awards and nominations.

Full Name
Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Jul 23, 1989
In a relationship
5′ 5″
Net Worth


Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989, in Fulham, London, England. His zodiac sign is Leo and his ethnicity is Caucasian. He is the son of Marcia Gresham, a casting agent, and Alan Radcliffe, a literary agent. He has one sibling – an older sister named Alexandra.

Radcliffe developed an interest in acting at a young age and began performing in school plays during his elementary years. In 1999, he made his professional debut when he was chosen to play the title role in the West End production of “David Copperfield” at the age of 10. He then went on to appear in several other stage productions including “The Play What I Wrote” (2003) and “Equus” (2007).

In 2001, Radcliffe was cast as Harry Potter in the widely successful film series based on J.K. Rowling's books of the same name. His performance earned him critical acclaim and international recognition as well as eight consecutive Teen Choice Award nominations for Choice Movie Actor – Fantasy/Sci-Fi between 2003 and 2011. The success of the Harry Potter films also enabled him to star in other films such as “December Boys” (2007), “My Boy Jack” (2007), “The Woman in Black” (2012), and “Kill Your Darlings” (2013).

Radcliffe has also been featured in several television shows such as “Saturday Night Live” (2002) and “Extras” (2005). In 2019, he starred as Igor Frankenstein in Netflix's TV series adaption of Mary Shelley's classic novel “Frankenstein Chronicles” and won a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actor on Television for his performance. He has also participated in various charity events like The Trevor Project's 24-hour annual fundraiser "TrevorLIVE" to benefit LGBTQ youth mental health services

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1989</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Daniel Radcliffe is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On July 23, 1989, Daniel Radcliffe was born in Fulham, London, England.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1999</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Casts as Harry Potter</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Radcliffe is cast as the lead role of Harry Potter in the film series based on the beloved books.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2001</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">First Harry Potter Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The first movie in the Harry Potter series, "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone", is released to critical acclaim.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2007</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Broadway Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Radcliffe makes his Broadway debut in the play "Equus".</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Final Harry Potter Film</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">The final movie in the Harry Potter franchise, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part II", is released.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2012</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Gets Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Radcliffe receives a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for his contributions to the film industry.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Takes Lead Role in Netflix Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Radcliffe takes on the lead role in the Netflix original series "Miracle Workers".</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> He's a Great Actor</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Radcliffe is an incredibly talented actor who has starred in some of the most beloved movies. He has been able to portray a wide range of characters, from Harry Potter to Igor in Frankenstein, with great skill and emotion.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> He's A Good Role Model</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Radcliffe is an excellent role model for young people. He is a hard worker who never gives up and always puts in his best effort. He also works to help those less fortunate than him and encourages others to do the same.</p></div> 

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> He's Charismatic</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Daniel Radcliffe is extremely charismatic and charming. His charisma makes it easy for fans to connect with him and it allows him to bring life to any character he plays. He is sure to entertain any crowd he's in front of!</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> First Big Break as a Child Actor</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Radcliffe's first big break came when he was just 11 years old, starring in the first Harry Potter movie.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Has Appeared in Over 70 Films and TV Shows</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Since his debut at age 11, Daniel Radcliffe has starred in over 70 films and television shows.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> Donated His Entire Harry Potter Salary to Charity</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Radcliffe donated his entire salary for all eight of the Harry Potter films to charity.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> Supports Multiple Charities</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Daniel Radcliffe is an active supporter of multiple charities, including The Trevor Project, Demelza Hospice Care for Children and The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.</p></div>

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Ranked No. 1 On Forbes List of Highest Paid Actors Under 30</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2011, Daniel Radcliffe was ranked No. 1 on the Forbes list of highest paid actors under 30, earning $58 million dollars that year.</p></div>


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