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Tom Felton is 36 years old
Birthplace: London, England
Best known as: Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter movies



Tom Felton Biography

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 then 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).

Tom Felton’s other films include the monkeys-gone-wild action film Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), the marooned-at-sea drama¬†Against the Sun (2014) and the combat-dog drama Megan Leavey (2017).

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Tom Felton is a carp fishing (catch-and-release) enthusiast, according to news reports.


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