Date of Birth: July 23rd 1989
English film, television and stage actor. He is best known for playing school-aged wizard Harry Potter in each of the first five films based on the best-selling Harry Potter book series, and will also appear in the final two films of that series.
Radcliffe has also starred in the four subsequent Harry Potter film adaptations: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007). He has signed on for the sixth and seventh films; Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, scheduled to start filming in September 2007 for release on November 21, 2008, and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, expected in 2010. The films continue to produce high box office results worldwide.
During the summer of 2007, he filmed the ITV drama My Boy Jack, scheduled to air in the U.K. in November of 2007 and in 2008 in the United States. In it, he plays Jack Kipling, a World War I-era soldier and the son of author Rudyard Kipling. About this he said:
For many people my age, the First World War is just a topic in a history book. But I've always been fascinated by the subject and think it's as relevant today as it ever was, in 2007, Radcliffe and fellow cast members Rupert Grint and Emma Watson left imprints of their hands, feet and wands in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater in Hollywood.