DANIEL RADCLIFFE (Wallace) is currently starring in The
Cripple of Inishmaan, Martin McDonagh's coming-of-age comic masterpiece, set off
the west coast of Ireland. The play is running through July 20 on Broadway after
having completed a run in London's West End, where it debuted last summer to
Radcliffe recently starred in Sony Pictures Classics', Kill Your Darlings,
which, having premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, opened to rave reviews.
Following the release of WHAT IF, he will next be seen starring opposite Juno
Temple in the horror-thriller Horns, which is based on Joe Hill's bestselling
book. All three films were invited to screen at the recent Toronto International
Film Festival last year. He just wrapped shooting Frankenstein with James McAvoy
for Twentieth Century Fox.
Last October, Ovation aired Radcliffe's four-part TV mini-series, A Young
Doctor's Notebook - a wildly original comedy drama based on a collection of
short stories by celebrated Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov. He portrayed the
younger doctor, who has exchanges with his older self, played by co-star Jon
Hamm. After a successful first season in the UK and US, Ovation will air season
2 of A Young Doctor's Notebook this August.
Since completing the final installment in the series of eight Harry Potter
films in 2010, Radcliffe has continued to prove himself a diverse and acclaimed
talent. In 2011 he starred in a ten month sell-out run of the Broadway musical
How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying and in 2012 Radcliffe starred
in The Woman in Black, which has since become the most successful British horror
film of all time, in addition to a box office success in the US.
In 2012 Radcliffe hosted Saturday Night Live and was voted -Entertainer of
the Year by Entertainment Weekly - as the most talented and original performer
of 2011'. He also won two Teen Choice Awards and a Scream Award, as well as
receiving two nominations for the People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor
and Favorite Movie Star Under 25.
His other film credits include the Australian independent feature December
Boys and the role of Jack Kipling in the true-life telefilm My Boy Jack, about
Rudyard Kipling's 17-year-old son, Jack and the devastating effect his death in
World War I had on his family. The film also starred Kim Cattrall, Carey
Mulligan and David Haig.
Radcliffe is no stranger to the theatre, having starred as Alan Strang, in
both the 2007 West End and 2008 Broadway productions of Peter Shaffer's Equus,
winning the award for Best Leading Actor at the Annual Theatre Fan Choice
Awards, organized by Broadway World, as well as Best Leading Actor and
Breakthrough Performance Awards at the Broadway.com Audience Awards. He also
garnered both Drama League and Drama Desk nominations for his performance in the
play. Both the London and Broadway productions of Equus were directed by Thea
Sharrock and also starred Tony Award winner Richard Griffiths.
A lifelong fan of the hit series The Simpsons, Radcliffe has lent his voice
twice to the show. First, to the character of a brooding vampire named Edmund
for the show's Treehouse of Horror XXI special, entitled Tweenlight, which aired
November 2010. For the second time, he voiced the character -Diggs, a new
transfer student who Bart befriends. It aired March 9th.
Previously, he made a guest appearance as himself in the award-winning
HBO/BBC series Extras starring Ricky Gervais. He first appeared on screen as the
young David Copperfield in the BBC/PBS presentation of the classic Charles