See How Daniel Radcliffe Survived Child Stardom to Become Hollywood’s Next Leading Man

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Ranking No. 27 on Celebuzz’s Hollywood Power IndexDaniel Radcliffe became a household name as the boy wizard in one of the best-loved film franchises of all-time, Harry Potter. At 23, the actor has expanded his horizons with more adult roles in films like the super creepy flick The Woman In Black and as the legendary beatnik poet Allen Ginsberg in Kill Your Darlings.

The newly single star is no stranger to media attention. Proving his chops as an actor and garnering lots of chatter in the press, Radcliffe took the stage in the theater production Equus, opposite Richard Griffiths, in a risqué role that required him to go completely nude at just 17-years-old. Most recently, the actor has used the press to take a stand. Starring in a PSA for The Trevor Project, Radcliffe sounded off about ending homophobia.

“The fact that I am straight shows that straight people care about this as well,” he told “You don’t necessarily have to be gay to take an interest. This is the one thing I am probably most passionate about.”

Next up? The 23-year-old actor will appear in Alexandre Aja’s Horns. In the role of Ignatius “Ig” Perrish, Radcliffe becomes the prime suspect in the brutal murder of his girlfriend. After waking up with a bad hangover and a new-found pair of horns, he finds that he is able to coerce people’s darkest secrets from them and embarks on a mission to find the real killer.

Celebuzz experts discuss the star’s box office appeal and the future of his success – watch the video below to learn more.

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