Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989. He was born in London, England. He is 5 foot 5 inches. He goes by Dan. His parent’s names are Marcia and Alan. Dan’s big acting debut was at the age of ten in David Copperfield as the young David Copperfield. Then came Harry Potter!!! Harry Potter and The Philosopher’s Stone came out in 2001. Dan discovered he wanted to be an actor at the age of five when he went to the theater with his parents.

In 2007 Daniel was in December Boys, he played Maps. This movie was about 4 orphans who go on holiday to by the sea. Rumors spread among the boys that a couple is going to adopt one of this. These rumors cause tension between the four boys.

Dan also does stage shows. In 2007 and 2008 he was in Equus. He played Alan Strang. In 2011 he was J. Pierrepont Finch in How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying.

Some of the awards he has gotten are Male Youth Discovery of the Year, Best Male Performance and Favorite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play. Some nominations are Best Kiss (twice!!! once with Katie Leung and once with Emma Watson,) Outstanding Actor in a Play, Best On- Screen Team (Emma Watson and Rupert Grint,) Best Male Performance and Global Superstar.

In 2012 Harry- excuse me- I mean Dan is doing a movie called The Woman in Black.

Thank You!

– Hermione G.