The View: Daniel Radcliffe The Cripple Of Inishmaan
Actor Daniel Radcliffe came by The View to talk about his Broadway play The Cripple of Inishmaan. Daniel Radcliffe plays a disabled man in the play who discovered a Hollywood movie is being made in a neighboring island in Ireland and sets out to get a part in the movie.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe New York Versus London Audiences
Daniel Radcliffe said that he doesn’t mean to disparage his West End audiences, but New York audiences are far more vocal. Having done the play both in London and New York, he said that vocal feedback from the New York audience gives him inspiration to take the role even further.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe Playing A Disabled Man
In order to play the role, Daniel Radcliffe has to hold one side of his body in a constricted way. Jenny McCarthy wondered what kind of a toll that takes on his body. He said he was holding up fine and he based the movement on a certain medical disability. He said he didn’t want to complain about any discomfort he might have playing the role, because people actually live with the disability.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe On Stage
Daniel Radcliffe said that he wanted to return to the stage because his childhood involved going to a lot of theater. His parents were both actors when they were younger and they worked on the stage and so he always viewed it as part of being an actor.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe Playing Happy Versus Playing Sad
Daniel Radcliffe said that playing a happy role is a lot more difficult than playing a sad role in a play. He said if you’re having a great day, it’s easier to depress yourself to get into the right head space. But if you’re having a bad day, it’s much more difficult to go out and be happy.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe A Young Doctor’s Notebook
Daniel Radcliffe stars in the miniseries A Young Doctor’s Notebook, playing a younger version of Jon Hamm. The miniseries is about a young doctor in a rural village in Russia. Daniel Radcliffe said that he loves the series. He actually got to work in a scene with Jon Hamm, even though they’re younger and older versions of each other. The whole show is in Jon’s memory, so he goes and interacts with his younger self.
The View: Daniel Radcliffe Frankenstein Hair Extensions
Daniel Radcliffe plays Igor in the upcoming Frankenstein movie. For the film, he had to have hair extensions put in. He said that he has a lot more respect for women who have long hair or put extensions in their hair, because he hated waiting an hour for it to dry and it took 14 hours for the hair extensions to be put in. Whoopi Goldberg said he’s just lucky he doesn’t have to wear a girdle.