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Daniel Radcliffe Biography; Full Facts here

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Daniel Radcliffe Biography; Full Facts here

Full Name Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
Stage Name Daniel Radcliffe
Born 23 July 1989 (age 32)
Place of BirthHammersmith, London, England
Occupation Actor
PartnerErin Darke (2012–present)
Other names Jacob Gershon

Daniel Radcliffe Biography

Daniel was born at Hammersmith, London to Alan George Radcliffe and Marcia Jeannine Gresham. His mother was Jewish born in South Africa and his father was a literary agent. Both of his parents acted when they were children. His mother was a casting agent for BBC productions such as The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.

Daniel attended three independent schools for boys in London. He continued his education on set with tutors when after the release of Harry Potter, his school environment became hostile. He took a break from education and did not a university because he already knew he wanted to become an actor and also a screenwriter.


Radcliffe started acting at age of five appearing in BBC One’s two-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfield (1999), portraying the title character as a young boy when he was 10 years old. In 2000, British producer David Heyman asked Daniel to audition for the role of Harry Potter for the film adaption based on the best-selling book.

After several months of the audition, the executives of the film settled on Daniel because he was able to personify the nature of Harry Potter. He was offered a seven-figure salary for the lead role in the film. His parents invested the money. Initially, his parents were hesitant to accept the deal because it meant Daniel would have to travel to L.A for the film shoot.

Upon the release of the film, it became very popular, and also Daniel’s performance was highly praised. He went on to star on follow films which also became box office successes.

After the Harry Potter film franchise, he has gone on to star in many different movies and tv roles.

Other Ventures

Radcliffe is an avid supporter of charitable organizations. He also supports the LGBQT+ community and butted heads with J.K Rowling, the author of Harry Potter books when she spoke against the transgender community.

Personal Life

Radcliffe splits his time between homes in the Fulham area of London and the West Village neighborhood of New York City’s Manhattan borough. He has been in a relationship with American actress Erin Darke since 2012, after having met on the set of Kill Your Darlings


Some of his films include:

. Harry Potter’s Film Franchise

. The Woman in Black

. Kill Your Darlings

. Guns Akimbo

. Now You See Me 2

.Lost in London

. Beast of London

. Miracle Workers

And so many more.

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