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Daniel Radcliffe

Actor Daniel Radcliffe
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Profession: Actor

United Kingdom

Why Famous: Daniel Radcliffe was chosen for the role of Harry Potter aged 11, in the film based on the books by J.K. Rowling. He portrayed this character over 10 years and through eight successful films.

Post Harry Potter Radcliffe has continued to act in both film and theatre, as well as publicly support a number of charities.

Born: July 23, 1989
Birthplace: London, England, United Kingdom
Age: 31 years old

Generation: Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo

Historical Events

  • 2001-11-04 "Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone" 1st film adaptation of the books by J. K. Rowling, premieres starring Daniel Radcliffe

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