DANIEL RADCLIFFE most recently stars in TBS’s comedy series Miracle Workers in which he plays low-level angel Craig opposite Steve Buscemi’s disillusioned and feckless God. The series written by Simon Rich is based on his book ‘What In God’s Name: A Novel’. Radcliffe executive produces along side Rich, Lorne Michaels, Buscemi and Andrew Singer.
He will next be ‘seen’ as the voice of Rex Dasher along side Anya Taylor Joy, Adam Lambert, Jim Gaffigan and Meghan Trainor in the live-action/animated feature Playmobil: The Movie due for UK and worldwide release this autumn.
Radcliffe has also just completed filming the true-life prison break drama Escape from Pretoria playing the role of Tim Jenkins. Shot on location in Australia, the film is based on Jenkin’s autobiography ‘Inside Out: Escape from Pretoria Prison’.
Last year Radcliffe shot the comedic action film Guns Akimbo and starred in the survivalist film Jungle, the true-life story of Yossi Ghinsberg who was stranded alone in the Amazon jungle. He ended the year starring on Broadway in the acclaimed original play ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’.
Radcliffe starred opposite Michael Caine in Now You See Me 2, and opposite Paul Dano in A24’s indie hit Swiss Army Man, as well as in Imperium, a thriller inspired by real events about white supremacists in America. He also won rave reviews for his performance as Rosencrantz, opposite Josh McGuire’s Guildenstern, in Tom Stoppard’s ‘Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Dead’ at The Old Vic, London. And in 2016, he completed a sell out run of ‘Privacy’, a timely play at NYC’s The Public Theatre about the digital age and technology.
Prior to this, Radcliffe starred opposite James McAvoy in the feature film Victor Frankenstein. In 2014 he starred in the horror-thriller Horns and the romantic comedy What If, and in the previous year Sony Pictures Classics’ Kill Your Darlings. On stage, he starred as Billy in ‘The Cripple of Inishmaan’, Martin McDonagh’s comic masterpiece. The play made its way to Broadway from London’s West End, where it debuted the summer of 2013.
Since completing the final instalment in the series of eight Harry Potter films in 2010, Radcliffe quickly proved himself a diverse talent. In 2011, he starred in a 10-month sell-out run of the Broadway musical ‘How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying’. The following year Radcliffe starred in the horror/thriller The Woman in Black. He also starred opposite Jon Hamm in two seasons of the TV mini-series, A Young Doctor’s Notebook, a comedy drama based on a collection of short stories by celebrated Russian author Mikhail Bulgakov.
Radcliffe first appeared on stage in 2007 as Alan Strang, playing opposite Richard Griffiths, in Peter Shaffer’s ‘Equus’. Directed by Thea Sharrock, the play then transferred from London’s West End to Broadway in 2008.
A lifelong fan of The Simpsons, Radcliffe has lent his voice to the show three times. 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. He then voiced the character Diggs, a new transfer student whom Bart befriends. Previously, Radcliffe made a guest appearance as himself in the HBO/BBC series Extras.