Thomas “Tom” Andrew Felton was born in Epsom, England on September 22, 1987, and is the youngest of four brothers. He attended West Horsley’s Cranmore School until the age of thirteen, when he landed the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter films.
Tom currently lives in Surrey with his dog Timber.
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Tom appeared as Slytherin Draco Malfoy, Harry Potter’s nemesis, in all eight of the Harry Potter films. He originally auditioned for the roles of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. At the time, he was the most experienced actor out the other child leads (Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, and Emma Watson). Tom also voiced Draco in the Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince video games. Tom has been nominated for several awards for his work on the Potter films and won Best Villain at the MTV Movie Awards two years in a row (2010 and 2011).
Tom has been involved with the Alzheimer’s Association to enhance the care for those affected and reduce the risk of dementia. He visited Children’s Hospital in Denver in 2007 for a pre-screening charity event for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Tom has also been involved with the charity for Global Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases.
Tom’s acting career started with commercials at the age of eight and began working on films when he was 10 years old. Tom has appeared in The Borrowers (1997), Anna and the King (1999), the well-known Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), The Apparition (2012), Belle (2013), Full Circle (2013), among several other films and TV series.
Apart from acting, Tom has been a singer since a young age. He joined a choir at the age of seven. He has since uploaded a few original songs on the YouTube channel, Feltbeats. These songs are also available for download on iTunes.
Connect with Tom Felton
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I have had input into Draco. If they give me a line and I do not think it is something he would say, I suggest changing it. They do listen to you and you do feel a part of it.” – Tom Felton, 2007