37 Interesting Daniel Radcliffe Facts

37 Interesting Daniel Radcliffe Facts

  1. The third Harry Potter movie was directed by Alfonso Cuaron. During the preparation of the film, he gathered the three main stars - Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint - and asked them to write a short essay about their characters. All three actors decided to complete the assignment in character, as Radcliffe submitted a one-page essay, Watson turned in a 16-page report, and Grint didn't bother submitting one at all.
  2. Radcliffe did not dream of becoming an actor as a child. Instead, his big dream was to become a professional cricket player for England.
  3. In preparation for his role in 2017, The Jungle. Radcliffe lived on one chicken fillet and one protein bar per day. In addition, if he were hungry, he would have drunk coffee and smoked cigarettes to satisfy his appetite.
  4. Radcliffe had to have Harry's famous scar on his head more than 2,000 times.
  5. Radcliffe has mild dyspraxia. This is a neurological condition that affects motor functions, as simple as tying or writing your own shoes. Although this caused Radcliffe a lot of trouble at school, he has always been determined not to let his dyspraxia deter him from living a full and healthy life. Radcliffe has spoken about his condition many times and donates time and money to various charities and organizations to support others who share his condition.
  6. One of the stranger projects in Radcliffe's career is the movie Swiss Army Man, where he plays a talkative, windy corpse named Manny, who is trapped on a desert island with a castaway named Hank, played by Paul Dano. Not surprisingly, this bizarre film is Radcliffe's favorite project of his career so far.
  7. He was born Daniel Jacob Radcliffe in London, England to a Jewish mother, Marcia, and a Protestant father, Alan. Daniel's middle name is Jacob - perhaps a nod to "Jacobson," one of his mother's maiden names.
  8. He told his parents he wanted to act; at the age of 10 he made his debut in an adaptation of Charles Dickens' novel, David Copperfield. He made his screen debut in The Tailor of Panama, an espionage adaptation by John le Carré. Harry Potter director Chris Columbus saw Radcliffe in David Copperfield and knew that "this is Harry Potter."
  9. He quit drinking in 2010, a year before the Potter franchise ended, and has been sober ever since.
  10. Daniel Radcliffe is dating Erin Darke, an actress who appeared in The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel plays as Mary. They met in 2013 on the set of Kill Your Darlings.
  11. Daniel's best friend on the sets of the wizard movies was a 41-year-old man who worked in costumes.
  12. Daniel's favorite actors include Cameron Diaz, Julia Roberts, Scarlett Johansson and Ben Stiller.
  13. As a child, Daniel Radcliffe always dreamed of playing professional cricket for England.
  14. He is the only child of Marcia Jeannine Gresham (née Jacobson) and Alan George Radcliffe. His mother is Jewish and was born in South Africa and grew up in Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex.
  15. In the seven years he was filming for the 'Harry Potter' series, Daniel only missed recordings twice due to stomach flu.
  16. Daniel Radcliffe voiced a character in an episode of the animated television series 'The Simpsons' in late 2010.
  17. Radcliffe's maternal ancestors were Jewish immigrants from Poland and Russia.
  18. Radcliffe first expressed a desire to act at the age of five, and in December 1999, aged 10, made his acting debut in BBC One's two-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield, depicting the title character as a young boy. .
  19. He was educated at two independent schools for boys: Sussex House School, a day school in Cadogan Square Chelsea and the City of London School, a day school on the north bank of the River Thames in London's financial district 
  20. He reached one ranks in the three AS exams he took in 2006, but decided to take a break and not attend college or university.
  21. In March 2009, he was ranked # 1 on the Forbes "Most Valuable Young Stars" list, and in April The Daily Telegraph estimated his net worth at £ 30 million, making him the 12th richest youngster in the UK.
  22. Radcliffe has a home in the West Village of Lower Manhattan in New York City.
  23. He initially hated the "Harry Potter" books when he first read them.
  24. He became the youngest non-royal to display an individual portrait at the prestigious National Portrait Gallery in London. Radcliffe was only 14 years old when he posed for artist Stuart Pearson Wright.
  25. Daniel is a private individual and does not read articles about himself or reviews of his movies or plays.
  26. He loves meeting his fans but has said he doesn't like girls crying when they meet him because it makes him feel uncomfortable.
  27. He was in the bath when he found out he got the coveted role of Harry Potter, which would eventually lead him to international stardom.
  28. When he was first cast as Harry Potter, the filmmakers tried to use contact lenses to make his eyes look green; as they are described in the books; instead of their natural blue. Daniel had a painful allergic reaction when he tried them, so the idea was dropped.
  29. His favorite book from the Harry Potter series is the third, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.
  30. His favorite Harry Potter prop wasn't the magic wand or flying brooms, but the popular round-frame glasses. He went through an estimated 160 couples while shooting and was rumored to have taken a pair from the first film and from the last film.
  31. During the transfiguration class in Chamber of Secrets, there were more than 60 live animals in the class.
  32. While filming the 2013 movie "Horns" in Canada, Radcliffe accidentally drank water from the sink faucet in his caravan. The water was actually mixed with antifreeze to prevent freezing.
  33. During the production of the movie "Imperium" the staff used a bicycle to transport between the different shooting locations in the center of Hopewell. When the shoot was completed, Daniel and the 
  34. production staff signed on the bike together and donated it to the city of Hopewell.
  35. In preparation for his role as Arthur Kipps in "The Woman in Black", he met with a psychologist to better understand and perform better on his character.
  36. Daniel published several poems in 'Rubbish', an underground fashion magazine, in November 2007, under the pseudonym Jacob Gershon.
  37. During the filming of the 2015 movie 'Trainwreck', a photo of Radcliffe walking dogs became part of the movie.

 

 

 










 

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