Of course, there are worse things in life than making tons of money as a kid and young adult from a massive movie franchise. However, one actor proves once again that it’s no picnic, all the time living in the shadow of his greatest role to have to: Daniel Radcliffe aka Harry Potter.
Daniel Radcliffe shares hilarious anecdote about his Harry Potter fame
The British actor was just 12 years old when he shot to fame with Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. It followed 10 years and 7 more films, in which the adaptations of the successful book series defined the life of Daniel Radcliffe. He’s now 33 years old – but he still can’t escape his greatest success.
On The Kelly Clarkson Show, Radcliffe spoke about one almost traumatic sounding situationin which his acting past suddenly caught up with him:
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“There’s a huge Harry Potter store that just opened in New York. I was walking past it and suddenly I thought: oh no, I’m here. I have to leave right now! I have to run before anyone sees me.”
Daniel Radcliffe is more than Harry Potter – and his filmography proves it
That the Harry Potter films are not only for fans but also for the actors involved still an emotional issue are last seen in Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: Return to Hogwarts. In addition to Radcliffe, many others such as Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley), Emma Watson (Hermione Granger) and Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy) returned to the sets for the special to talk about the extraordinary experiences that changed their lives forever .
See Daniel Radcliffe in the first teaser trailer of Weird: The Al Yankovic Story
Weird: The Al Yankovic Story – Teaser Trailer (English) HD
The roles Daniel Radcliffe took on after his stint as The Boy Who Lived showed the actor is more than the face behind a lightning bolt scar. He played a drug addict doctor in A Young Doctor’s Notebook, in which completely insane action comedy Guns Akimbo a man who gets guns screwed to his hands. He will soon be appearing in the biopic Weird: The Al Yankovic Story.
But myself if Daniel Radcliffe wants to graduate from Harry Potter, the world seems far from done with the franchise. (Even though author JK Rowling does everything she can to alienate the fanbase with her anti-trans statements.) It’s no wonder that Radcliffe sometimes has only one option: run away.
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