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Also Known As: Thomas Andrew Felton Died:
Born: September 22, 1987 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Surrey, England, GB Profession: actor

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Born in Surrey, England, actor Tom Felton began his career acting in U.K. commercials. In addition to his work as an actor, Felton began singing as part of a choir when he was just 7 years old. A talented vocalist, he was offered a place in the prestigious Guilford Cathedral Choir. At the age of 8 he landed his first television part, guest starring on an episode of the teen espionage drama "Bugs" (BBC 1995-98). His very first film role came in "The Borrowers" (1997), an adaptation of the popular children's novels by Mary Norton starring John Goodman and Jim Broadbent. Felton next appeared in "Anna and the King" (1999), playing Louis, the son of widowed schoolteacher Anna Leonowens, played by Jodie Foster. But Felton's breakthrough role came when he was cast as sneering antagonist Draco Malfoy in the highly anticipated "Harry Potter and the Sorcererâ¿¿s Stone" (2001). Prior to being cast as Malfoy, Potterâ¿¿s white-blond nemesis, Felton had auditioned for the roles of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. Felton appeared in all all of the subsequent Harry Potter movies, which significantly raised his profile in Hollywood. Felton followed up his work on the Harry Potter series with supporting roles in the...

Born in Surrey, England, actor Tom Felton began his career acting in U.K. commercials. In addition to his work as an actor, Felton began singing as part of a choir when he was just 7 years old. A talented vocalist, he was offered a place in the prestigious Guilford Cathedral Choir. At the age of 8 he landed his first television part, guest starring on an episode of the teen espionage drama "Bugs" (BBC 1995-98). His very first film role came in "The Borrowers" (1997), an adaptation of the popular children's novels by Mary Norton starring John Goodman and Jim Broadbent. Felton next appeared in "Anna and the King" (1999), playing Louis, the son of widowed schoolteacher Anna Leonowens, played by Jodie Foster. But Felton's breakthrough role came when he was cast as sneering antagonist Draco Malfoy in the highly anticipated "Harry Potter and the Sorcererâ¿¿s Stone" (2001). Prior to being cast as Malfoy, Potterâ¿¿s white-blond nemesis, Felton had auditioned for the roles of Harry Potter and Ron Weasley. Felton appeared in all all of the subsequent Harry Potter movies, which significantly raised his profile in Hollywood. Felton followed up his work on the Harry Potter series with supporting roles in the blockbuster "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" (2011) and the art-house period piece "Belle" (2013). His first major television work came with a supporting role in the American cable procedural drama "Murder in the First" (TNT 2014- ), starring Taye Diggs and Kathleen Robertson.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Resurrection (2016)
2.
 Stratton (2016)
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 Clavius (2015)
5.
 Belle (2014)
6.
 Attachment (2014)
7.
 Therese Raquin (2014)
8.
 Apparition, The (2012)
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Began singing in the church choir at the age of seven
1997:
Feature film acting debut, "The Borrowers"
1999:
Portrayed Louis Leonowens in "Anna and the King"
2001:
Cast as Draco Malfoy in "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone"
2002:
Reprised role of Draco Malfoy in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets"
2004:
Again played Draco Malfoy in "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
2005:
Reprised role of Draco for "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
2007:
Returned to the role of Draco for "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
2009:
Again played the role of Draco for "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
2010:
Reprised role of Draco for the seventh and final installment of the series directed by David Yates, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows"; film released in two parts, Part 1 in November 2010 and Part 2 in July 2011
2011:
Landed featured role in "Rise of the Planet of the Apes"
2012:
Starred in the supernatural thriller "The Apparition" opposite Ashley Greene and Sebastian Stan
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