English Actor Tom Felton was born on September 22, 1987, in Epsom, Surrey, England, and is perhaps best known for his role as “Draco Malfoy” in the teen film series Harry Potter for which he won the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain in 2010 and 2011 for the movies Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1respectively . He started acting from the age of 8. He appeared in the movies The Borrowers and in Anna and the King . He was only 12 years old when he auditioned for the role of Draco Malfoy and played the character, from 2001 to 2011. Tom in addition to the Harry Potter franchise has appeared in “Night Wolf” , “The Apparition”, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” and “The Disappeared”. His personal fortune is over $35 million.
Tom Felton Facts:
Tom’s favorite sport is Rugby and enjoys football , roller-balding, basketball, swimming, ice-skating , cricket, and tennis. He has three elder siblings Chris , Jonathan and Ashley and is rumored to be dating Jade Gordon. He is a fan of the hip hop style of music and loves eating chocolate ice-cream. Unknown to fans he played the character of Colin in Secret Garden for the European version in 1999. His natural hair color is light brown and so he had to bleach his hair for the role of Draco. He is keen on fishing and hoped to study fishing management. He also has keeps chinchillas as pets.
Height in m / cm – 1.75 m / 175 cm
Height in Feet – 5.74 feet
Height in Inches – 68.89 inches
Height With Shoes/Heels – 5 feet 8 feet – 5’10”
Weight in 2014 kg and Lbs (Pounds) – 62 kgs / 136.68 pounds
Muscle/Biceps Size – 13.3
Body Size – 37.5(Chest) – 30(Waist)
Birthdate & Age in 2014 – 09/22/87 & 26 years
Eye Color – Blue
Net Worth – Around $35 Million
Tom Felton Controversies and Relationships:
Prior to pursuing actor as a career Tom once said that he planned to pursue some qualification in fishery management at Sparsholt College in Winchester, where his brother had previously graduated from. His favorite characters from Harry Potter are Gilderoy Lockhart and Lucius Malfoy , also his favorite villain is the Sheriff of Nottingham in the movie Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, which was portrayed by actor Alan Rickman who starred along with him in Harry Potter. His favorite place of vacation is the United States and likes to visit the St. Lawrence River in New York.
Tom Felton Brands and Endorsements:
Tom started acting by appearing in the commercials for Commercial Union and Barclaycard. For the television series Bugs he lent his voice for the character of James. His film debut occurred in 1997 in Peter Hewitt’s film The Borrowers in which he portrayed the role of Peagreen Clock . in 1999 he appeared in the movie “Second Sight” alongside Clive Owen and the same year he also filmed Anna and the King, starring Jodie Foster.
In 2001 Felton became known worldwide for his role as the bully Draco Malfoy, of Harry Potter and starred in all the films of the Harry Potter series. He had initially auditioned for the role of Ron Weasley and Harry Potter. As compared to the other lead actors Tom had the most acting experience. In 2003 He received the Disney Channel’s Kids Awards for Best DVD for his role in the movie Harry .in 2004 he started his own Official Fan Club but his fan club attracted too many members and so he had to temporarily close the membership.
In 2005 he made a guest appearance on the series Home Farm Twins and even attended Collectormania .At the premiere of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire in London he presented Liz Carnell with the Daily Mirror’s Pride of Britain Award for her contribution to raise awareness about the dangers of bullying along with fellow actor Rupert Grint. In 2009 he appeared in the horror movie The Disappeared in which he played the character of Simon. Tom has also recorded an album “ In Good Hands” and in 2010 he released a song composed by him called “Hawaii” that was released by Six String Productions a record label that is run by Tom along with Philip Haydn-Slater and David Proffitt to promote their musical and creative talents