Daniel Radcliffe, in full Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, (born July 23, 1989, Fulham, London, England), British actor best known for his on-screen portrayal of the boy wizard Harry Potter.
His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, Poland, Russia, and Germany).
Radcliffe was educated at three independent schools for boys in London: Redcliffe School,Sussex House School, and the City of London School.
After the release of the first Harry Potter film, attending school proved difficult for him as some fellow pupils became hostile, though he states that they were just trying to "have a crack at the kid that plays Harry Potter" rather than acting out of jealousy.
Is a huge fan of Red Hot Chili Peppers and attended their London concert in June 2004.
Favorite actors include Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Christina Ricci, Cameron Diaz, Scarlett Johansson, and Ben Stiller.
He originally disliked the "Harry Potter" books when he first read them.
Especially likes the music group Sex Pistols. He also plays the bass guitar.
Is a huge fan of indie rock. Some of his favorite bands include: The Zutons, Razorlight, The Libertines, Bloc Party, Hope of the States, The Futureheads, and 'Kaiser Chiefs'.
Radcliffe first expressed a desire to act at age five,and made his acting debut at age ten in BBC One's two-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield (1999), portraying the title character as a young boy.He made his film debut in The Tailor of Panama (2001), an American film based on John le Carré's 1996 spy novel, which was a moderate commercial success.
Height : 5.4ft 1.65m
Weight : 116.6Ibs 53kg