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Daniel Radcliffe was born in London in 1989. He made his acting debut aged 10 in Charles Dicken’s David Copperfield, adapted by BBC One and televised in 1999.
Radcliffe is most famously known for his title role in the Harry Potter film series adapted from J.K.Rowling’s best-selling novels, playing the role from age 11 for ten years. For his performance as Harry Potter, the fourth film in the series; Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) earned him the National Movie Award for Best Male Performance. Other notable film works include his role in December Boys (2007), his role in 2012 film adaption of The Woman in Black, as Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings and as Igor in Victor Frankenstein.
Radcliffe made his stage debut in 2002 in The Play What I Wrote, directed by Kenneth Branagh at Wyndham’s Theatre, making an appearance as the Mystery Guest, other guests throughout the London run included Ewan McGregor, Cilla Black and Ralph Fiennes. In 2007 Radcliffe starred in Equus alongside Harry Potter co-star Richard Griffiths at the Gielgud Theatre. He played the role of Alan Strang which required nude scenes and in 2009 he received the Drama desk Award for Outstanding Actor in a Play. In 2011 he played the role of J. Pierrepont Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying at the Al Hirschfield Theatre on Broadway, receiving a Drama Desk Award, Drama League Award and Outer Critics Circle Award nominations. Later, he performed at the Noel Coward theatre as the role of Billy Claven in Martin McDonagh’s dark comedy, The Cripple of Inishmaan in 2013. For this role he won the WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actor in a Play. In 2016 Radcliffe returned to Broadway in Privacy, the play about NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, who will also appear in the performance via video.
In 2017 he will appear at The Old Vic playing Rosencrantz in Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead by Tom Stoppard.
Selected London & West End Stage Appearances
|Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead||Rosencrantz||Old Vic||2017||News|
|The Cripple of Inishmaan||Billy Claven||Noel Coward||2013||Review|
|The Play What I Wrote||Guest||Wyndham's||2002||Review|