Daniel Radcliffe: biography
Daniel Radcliffe born 23 July 1989 in London, its Western part called Fulham. He grew up in a family of casting agent Marcia Jacobson and literary agent George Radcliffe. Mother has Jewish roots, and his father, a native of Northern Ireland, Protestant. My parents decided that they would not raise my son in a religious light.
About acting Radcliffe has dreamed of since high school, when he first played the role of a monkey. Due to the filming of «Harry Potter» actor, in the end, had to drop out of school because jealous classmates treated him with hostility. This fact only tightly connected his life with the image of a wizard who couldn’t find a place for himself in the world of Muggles.
In that movie Daniel starts earlier, in 1999, he plays in the BBC film Copperfield. At the same time he is casting the role of Harry Potter. Role not went to American Liam Akeno, but J. K. Rowling insisted that Harry played by a British actor. The entire year of 2000, continue shooting. And in 2001, all members of the acting team of the film, and Daniel Radcliffe in particular, woke up famous. 8 movies about Harry Potter added to the account of the actor more than $ 20 million.
After the release in 2011 of the final film «Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: part 2» a talk that Radcliffe will remain an actor in one role. However, today it is actively removed, choosing only the most interesting projects.
A year later in rolling out the film with the actor «the Woman in black» and collects a significant amount of $ 5 million. We can also note his work in unusual dark fantasy Thriller «Horns» by A. Azha on the novel by Joe hill. The film was released in 2013 and gathered more than 3 million U.S. dollars.
In the same year appeared in theaters romantic Comedy «Friendship and no sex,» where the actor can finally take a break from the gloomy scenery. But not for long. In 2015, Radcliffe can be seen in the Gothic «Frankenstein», filmed in the best traditions of the genre.
In 2004, Radcliffe takes part in theatrical productions. One of the plays Alan Strang, where the actor plays a distraught groom, predpolagaet the appearance of a character on stage naked.
In 2007, Daniel took the name of Jacob Gershon, reworking the mother’s maiden name in the Jewish way, to print underneath the poems in the journal «Rubbish».
The actor is involved in social activities, contributing to the struggle for gay rights. He wished that the world had more tolerance for unconventional love and fewer suicides among those who are faced with hatred and disgust.
After 10 years of filming «Potteriany» Daniel was on the slippery road, alcohol. But he overcame a bad habit and went head first into a new job.
Fans of the «Harry Potter» attributed to a young Radcliffe and Emma Watson romance, but they denied it. In 2012, the actor was Dating Rosie Coker, an assistant Director, but now they broke up. The actor is now single.
In his spare time he plays cricket, listens to punk rock, preferring the Sex Pistols and Arctic Monkeys reading books. One of my favorite finds «the Master and Margarita» by Bulgakov. His 21st birthday, the actor met in St. Petersburg, and in February 2012 appeared in the «ProjectorParisHilton».
Today, he’s Daniel Radcliffe no time for boredom, employment in numerous film projects brings him joy. But he dreams about the family and plans to get his wife and kid in 30 years.
- «David Copperfield»
- «Harry Potter» (8 films)
- «December boys»
- «The woman in black»
- «Notes of a young doctor»
- «Kill your darlings»
- «Friendship and no sex»