Happy birthday, Daniel 'Harry Potter' Radcliffe

Jul 23, 2012, 08:59 IST | The Centre stage Team

He's 'the boy who lived'. Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, who celebrates his birthday today, rose to prominence when he played the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

Though he’s famous for that role, Daniel has an impressive acting record as well. CS brings some more info on the actor:

>> Daniel first expressed a desire to act at the age of five. In December 1999, aged ten, he made his acting debut in the BBC One’s televised two-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield.

>> In 2008, Daniel revealed that he suffers from a mild form of the neurological disorder dyspraxia.

>> His favourite book from the Harry Potter series is number three, Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

>> Since January 2012, Daniel has been in a relationship with production assistant Rosie Coker.

>> Daniel recently bagged a role in romantic comedy The F-Word opposite actress Zoe Kazan.

>> He is a huge fan of cricketer Sachin Tendulkar and waited in line for his autograph after the Lords test in July 2007.

>> In February 2010, he was named the sixth highest paid Hollywood male star and placed at number five on Forbes’s December list of Hollywood’s highest-grossing actors with a revenue of US$780 million. 

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