Primary cast members of the "Harry Potter" movie series include Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Helena Bonham Carter and Jim Broadbent. Other actors appearing in the popular series are Robbie Coltrane, Warwick Davis, Ralph Fiennes, Michael Gambon and Brendan Gleeson.Continue Reading
Daniel Radcliffe plays the lead role of Harry Potter; Radcliffe, born in London, England in 1989, appears in all eight Harry Potter movies. He was only 11 years old when he was cast for the role. His interest in acting began at the age of five. At the age of 10, he landed his first acting job in the BBC One's television film "David Copperfield." Radcliffe has received numerous nominations and awards for his work, including winning the Glamour Award for Man of the Year in 2013.
Emma Watson, born in Paris, France in 1990, plays the role of Hermione Granger. Watson also appears in all eight Harry Potter moves. She also appears on the soundtrack of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1." Watson is one of seven actors in the series who creator J.K. Rowling referred to as the "Great Seven" in a 2011 speech. Watson has also appeared in "My Week With Marilyn," "The Perks of Being a Wallflower," "The Bling Ring," "Noah" and "Colonia."Learn more about Art & Literature