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Happy Birthday Mr. Radcliffe — Daniel On “Extras,” Harry Potter Jokes & Breaking The Law
July 23, 2014
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Daniel Radcliffe, the English actor best known for playing a certain beloved wizard from the House of Gryffindor, turns 25 today. In honour of his first quarter century, we thought we'd take a look back at his visits to the red chair.

Radcliffe's first appearance on the show took place around the release of 2012's The Woman in Black, his first feature film role after wrapping up the Harry Potter series. In this clip, he gives advice on how not to chat him up in a bar:

And here's the full interview:

George next interviewed Radcliffe not in the usual red chairs of Studio 43, but in a different set on stage at the Whistler Film Festival. Here, he talks about the making of Kill Your Darlings, in which he plays Allen Ginsberg:

And in this clip, he tells the story of how he ended up on the Ricky Gervais series Extras (yes, a kangaroo is involved):

This season, Radcliffe stopped by the studio during the Toronto International Film Festival, where three different films he appeared in were screening: Kill Your Darlings, Horns and The F Word, the new Canadian film which had its theatrical premiere in Toronto on Monday (it opens across Canada on August 22). Here's that full interview:

Finally, a little bonus clip. Here's The F Word director Michael Dowse talking about building a cast around Radcliffe:

And on Friday, Radcliffe's co-star in The F Word Zoe Kazan will make her own appearance in the red chair. Tune in July 25 at 11:30 p.m. on CBC-TV to catch that conversation. 


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