Quotes by: Daniel Radcliffe
Radcliffe at the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con International
||Daniel Jacob Radcliffe
23 July 1989
Hammersmith, London, England
||Manhattan, New York, United States
And well historically it's never been a good thing to compare yourself to biblical characters.
And I'm slightly in love with Scarlett Johansson: she's just stunning. And she's bright, which is incredibly sexy.
When you're in the position I'm in, you have two options: you can either shut yourself off from everybody, from the world, and not live a full life. Or you welcome everybody into your life and occasionally somebody will try to take advantage.
I'm not clean or even vaguely pleasant to be around in a domestic situation.
I know I'm not a coal miner, but I do long hours and I never complain, and there is nowhere else I'd rather be. So, yeah, that's how I'd define myself. I want to do it right, and prove people wrong once and for all about the myth of child stars.
My dad grew up in Banbridge, Northern Ireland, desperate to get to London. I grew up in London, so I don't know what it's like to yearn for the big city from a small town.
It's interesting because people assume that because I'm famous I know all famous people.
Fans are really important for me. And if they take pains to write me, it's the minimum that I answer myself.
My parents are left-wing, and I would describe myself as that. But also, you know what? I wouldn't describe myself as that. Because I don't have to. Because I'm not a political party. Most people are a little bit of each, and we change our mind on various issues.
Also I just think I've been lucky enough to have great parents, and I've had good people around me who have always been honest with me, who would give me a purely metaphorical slap if I ever got too big for my boots.
I played bass for a year, but I wasn't getting better at it, so I decided to stop so I could see my friends.
Because I'm short and slim, I can identify with somebody who's an unlikely fit for something and desperately wants to be part of it.
I'm a huge fan of Brad Pitt. He could have done rom-coms his entire career, but he took it in a different direction.
My taste in the films I've taken as an actor is similar to what I'd do a director or writer: all quite odd, challenging stuff, slightly off-the-wall.
A lot of modern horror can leave me cold, and I'm not good with blood and gore and all that stuff. It's not fun for me. There's nothing entertaining about watching a film like that.
I feel very English in a suit. There's something about being in a suit abroad, particularly in America, that feels empowering.
I'm quite confident, but I don't fancy myself. I don't really care about how I look.
I sort of try to read the books when they come out impartially and not make up my mind, but the fact is when I was reading the sixth, 'Harry Potter And The Half-Blood Prince', there were bits in there where I was going, 'God, I would love to do that because it's so good'.
I was fortunate enough to meet Sophie Dahl. And I'm slightly in love with Scarlett Johansson: she's just stunning. And she's bright, which is incredibly sexy.
I didn't have that normal teenage period when you build up your friends in your area and you have a social circle.