Daniel Radcliffe is a London-born stage and screen actor best known for his role as Harry ‘the boy who lived’ Potter in J.K Rowling’s Harry Potter film series.
Daniels theatre debut was undertaking the role of Alan Strang in Equus (2007, 2008-2009) both in the West End and on Broadway for which he won the Broadway.com Audience 2009 awards for Favourite Leading Actor in a Broadway Play and Favourite Breakthrough Performance alongside a number of Drama Desk and Drama League Award nominations. He went on to star in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (2011-2012) on Broadway, for which he won Broadway.com Audience Awards for both Favourite Actor in a Broadway Play and Favourite Onstage Pair (shared with John Larroquette). As part of the Michael Grandage season at the Noel Coward Theatre Daniel has most recently been seen in Martin McDonagh’s The Cripple of Inishmaan (2013), receiving rave reviews for his portrayal of Billy Claven.
Daniels acting career began with his portrayal of the title role in the television film adaptation of Charles Dickens David Copperfield (1999), and later as Mark Pendel in The Tailor of Panama (2001). From 2001 to 2011 Daniels life was consumed with filming for the eight Harry Potter films with breaks to undertake cameos in shows such as Extras (2006) and The Simpsons (2010), as well as additional film roles such as Maps in December Boys (2007) and John Kipling in My Boy Jack (2007). Notable appearances since Harry Potter include Arthur Kipps in the thrilling The Woman in Black (2012) and on television as the title role in the series A Young Doctor’s Notebook (2012).