Daniel Jacob Radcliffe (born 23 July 1989) is an English actor who rose to prominence playing the titular character in the Harry Potter film series.
Radcliffe made his acting debut at age ten in BBC One's television movie David Copperfield(1999), followed by his film debut in 2001's The Tailor of Panama. Cast as Harry at the age of eleven, Radcliffe has starred in eight Harry Potter films since 2001, with the final instalmentreleased in July 2011. In 2007 Radcliffe began to branch out to stage acting, starring in the London and New York productions of the play Equus and the 2011 Broadway revival of the musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying. The Woman in Black (2012) will be his first film project following the final Harry Potter movie
Radcliffe has contributed to many charities, including Demelza House Children's Hospice andThe Trevor Project. He has also made public service announcements for the latter. In 2011 he was awarded the Trevor Project's "Hero Award".