Daniel Radcliffe named EW’s Entertainer of the Year


Daniel Radcliffe at the Make Believe On Broadway 2011, New York City. (Joella Marano)

This sure has been the year of Daniel Radcliffe. The 22-year-old English actor had his very final turn as Harry Potter in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2” earlier this year, with an astonishing global box office success of over $1 billion. He received MTV’s Actor We’re Most Thankful For Award during the 2011 MTV Movie Awards.

In addition, Radcliffe performed in the successful Broadway musical “How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying” and has a few upcoming projects, including “Woman in Black” and a role as young Allen Ginsberg in a forthcoming film.

And on top of that, Reuters reports that Entertainment Weekly named Radcliffe Entertainer of the Year, in the magazine edition that will be out tomorrow.

EW editor Jess Cagle said on Good Morning America that “Dan” deserved it. Cagle added that Radcliffe is “the nicest guy with one of the brightest futures in Hollywood. There’s nothing he can’t do. He’s really interested in doing the work. Despite all his wealth and fame as a teenager, he never derailed. He was never busted. Never went outside without his panties on.”

Although he wasn’t a real wizard and did succeed in business without really trying, it seems like the reports we had on Radcliffe were pretty positive. So with the holiday spirit making us all nice and stuff, allow us to congratulate you, Daniel Radcliffe.


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