Question: How did Harry Potter become an actor?

In 2000, producer David Heyman asked Radcliffe to audition for the role of Harry Potter for the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, the best-selling book by British author J. K. Rowling. Eight months later, following several auditions, Radcliffe was selected to play the part.

Was Daniel Radcliffe the first choice for Harry Potter?

Harry Potter seems unimaginable without Daniel Radcliffe in the starring role. Originally the role was offered to American actor Liam Aiken who had worked with director Chris Columbus on the film Stepmom. Luckily Radcliffe was perfect choice for the boy who lived.

What acting did Daniel Radcliffe do before Harry Potter?

David Copperfield Before the Harry Potter films, Daniel starred in David Copperfield as young David Copperfield with Maggie Smith as Betsey Trotwood. It was, after seeing this movie that Chris Columbus discovered the young boy and knew that he would be the perfect Harry.

How old was Radcliffe in the first Harry Potter?

11 years old When the very first entry into the Harry Potter series began filming on Sept. 29, 2000, Radcliffe was 11 years old. By the time the film premiered in the United States on Nov. 16, 2001, he was 12.

How did JK Rowling choose Daniel Radcliffe?

In 2000, producer David Heyman asked Radcliffe to audition for the role of Harry Potter for the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone, the best-selling book by British author J. K. Rowling. Eight months later, following several auditions, Radcliffe was selected to play the part.

How much did Daniel Radcliffe make off Harry Potter?

Radcliffe earned a combined $50 million for the Deathly Hallows films, bringing his total Harry Potter earnings to an estimated $100 million.

Who chose Daniel Radcliffe as Harry Potter?

This is Harry Potter after he saw a video of the young actor in David Copperfield. Eight months later, following several auditions, Radcliffe was selected to play the part. Rowling endorsed the selection, saying: I dont think Chris Columbus could have found a better Harry.

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