Daniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor, widely known for his portrayal of Harry Potter in the film series of the same name.
He was born on July 23, 1989, in Hammersmith, London, England, to Marcia Jeannine Gresham and Alan George Radcliffe, a literary agent.
His parents both acted as children, and his mother was involved in BBC productions as a casting agent, including The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.
Radcliffe made his acting debut at the age of ten in the BBC One television film David Copperfield in 1999, and his feature film debut in The Tailor of Panama in 2001.
The same year, he landed the role of Harry Potter in the film adaptation of J.K. Rowling’s fantasy novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone.
He played the iconic character for the next ten years, starring in seven sequels, which culminated in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 in 2011.
During his time as Harry Potter, Radcliffe became one of the highest-paid actors globally and gained worldwide fame, popularity, and critical acclaim.
His work on the franchise earned him various awards and nominations, including a National Movie Award, a People’s Choice Award, and multiple nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award.
Radcliffe’s success as an actor allowed him to pursue other acting opportunities, including starring in the West End and Broadway productions of Equus in 2007-2009.
He has also starred in several films, including The Woman in Black in 2012, Swiss Army Man in 2016, and Now You See Me 2 in 2016.
Additionally, he has appeared on various television shows, such as A Young Doctor’s Notebook in 2012-2013 and Miracle Workers in 2019-2021.
Apart from his acting career, Radcliffe is known for his philanthropic work.
He has been actively supporting various charitable organizations, including the Demelza Hospice Care for Children and The Trevor Project, which focuses on suicide prevention among LGBTQ+ youth.
Daniel Radcliffe Wife: Erin Darke
Daniel Radcliffe is in a relationship with his long-term girlfriend, Erin Darke.
In 2012, he began a relationship with American actress Erin Darke after meeting on the set of Kill Your Darlings.
In April 2023, the couple announced the birth of their first child together.
Radcliffe splits his time between his homes in the Fulham area of London and the West Village neighborhood of New York City’s Manhattan borough.