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Daniel Radcliffe Named 'Entertainer of the Year' by Entertainment Weekly

Posted by: Stephanie_J
December 07, 2011, 03:36 PM

Entertainment Weekly has named actor Daniel Radcliffe their "Entertainer of the Year" for 2011 following the success of the final "Harry Potter" film and his critically acclaimed performance on Broadway's "How to Succeed in Business..."

EW editor Jess Cagle appeared on Good Morning America to announce their choice. She said:

"Ultimately there was one person who made the most sense." Cagle added that Radcliffe is "the nicest guy with one of the brightest futures in Hollywood. There's nothing he can't do."

And, said Cagle, "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."
A preview of Radcliffe's cover for the magazine can be seen here. Entertainment Weekly hits newsstands this Friday, Dec. 9.

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Very well deserved! It’s very difficult to do well both in movies and theater, let alone to do it in the same year!

Posted by HPseeker on December 07, 2011, 04:25 PM report to moderator
153 Points

Congrats to Daniel Radcliffe!

Posted by blue_rogue on December 07, 2011, 05:12 PM report to moderator
1317 Points

Very well said HPseeker! Could not agree more! He’s quite a remarkable young man and seems to succeed at what ever he puts his mind to.
Congratulations Dan!!!!

Posted by hewy on December 07, 2011, 05:17 PM report to moderator
467 Points

Congrats to him! That is just a really great and high honor! He deserved it! After sticking to his role for more than a decade, doing theater plays and other movies during that decade and finally, landing an incredible role on a musical is just truly brilliant! He is just amazing as a performer!

Posted by lovelle on December 07, 2011, 05:55 PM report to moderator

Holy wow, good for him!

Posted by jillians642 on December 07, 2011, 06:35 PM report to moderator
10268 Points

Sorry if this sounds cynical, but I’ll bet he also sold an awful lot of copies of EW when they put him on the cover.

Posted by WeenyOwl {The Human Deluminator} on December 07, 2011, 06:50 PM report to moderator
118 Points

Good for him! Dan truly works hard and enjoys what he does. He really deserves this and I am happy for him :)

Posted by sparkle9 on December 07, 2011, 07:01 PM report to moderator
5102 Points

yay!!!!!!!!!!!! congrats!! thats awesome!!

Posted by the mudblood princess:)/ginnylove101 {WBM}=:) on December 07, 2011, 07:11 PM report to moderator
10471 Points

CONGRATS!!! I don’t doubt that title for him. :DD

Posted by . on December 07, 2011, 07:30 PM report to moderator
524 Points

Honestly, no one deserves it more than him.
He has never become snobby, over-the-top, drunk-all-the-time-and-doing-drugs like other actors/actresses, but yet he is the star of the biggest movie series of all time!
He just wrapped up a fantastic 10 years of filming AMAZINGLY, with millions of adoring fans, then already has another movie coming up and has done 2 musicals. I mean, wow. This is why I love him!!
Congratulations to our perfect Harry!

Posted by Potterhead777 {ROAR!} on December 07, 2011, 07:57 PM report to moderator
20981 Points

Congrats to him! I truly cant think anyone else who has entertained us this passed year like Dan. =D

Posted by LunaLuver on December 07, 2011, 08:11 PM report to moderator
673 Points

congratz Dan, you truly deserve the honor :)

Posted by mencia on December 08, 2011, 01:17 AM report to moderator
8317 Points

Congrats Dan! You deserve this! :D

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on December 08, 2011, 02:26 AM report to moderator
5439 Points

Congrats to Daniel Radcliffe!

Posted by Fleur-de- Lily on December 08, 2011, 03:59 AM report to moderator
91 Points

woot! congrats daniel! i wish u all the luck, but im pretty sure she is already on ur side! ;)

Posted by Paitrix...{WBM} on December 08, 2011, 09:46 AM report to moderator
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