Tom Felton

Actor

Born: 22 September 1987
Birthplace: London, England
Best known as: Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies
Tom Felton is the English actor known for playing Draco Malfoy, schoolboy foe of Harry Potter, in the movies based on J.K. Rowling's novels. Tom Felton's screen career began in TV commercials in 1995, and his big break came with the role of Peagreen Clock in the 1997 movie version of The Borrowers. He then had a role in the British TV series Second Sight (1999-2000, starring Clive Owen), and appeared as Jodie Foster's son in Anna and the King (1999, with Chow Yun-Fat). For the 2001 film Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, Tom Felton auditioned for the parts of Harry and Ron before being cast as wicked little snot Draco. (The parts of Harry and Ron went to Daniel Radcliffe and Rupert Grint, respectively.) Felton has since joined Radcliffe, Grint and Emma Watson in the movie sequels Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011).
Extra credit: Tom Felton is a carp fishing (catch-and-release) enthusiast.

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