The lead actor in the “Harry Potter” films will donate his first pair of eyeglasses to a Holocaust memorial project.
Daniel Radcliffe, whose mother is Jewish, will give the glasses he wore when he was 6 years old to the Respectacles Project, where they will join 1,000 pairs. Other celebrities donating include Yoko Ono, Stephen Fry and Jerry Springer.
The art project was inspired by a famous photo of a mountain of misshapen and broken glasses taken from Holocaust victims — a testament to the magnitude of Nazi cruelty and murder.
The exhibit will be on display Jan. 21-26 at the town hall in Liverpool, England, as part of the national commemorations leading up to Great Britain’s National Holocaust Memorial Day on Jan. 27.
At the close of the exhibit, the glasses will be donated to Vision Aid Overseas.
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