By Louise Gannon for MailOnline. The membership criteria of the club are extremely strict, and candidates are heavily vetted. Radcliffe was 17 when he stripped bare for Equus.
Amid the faceless and distinctly chilly confines of a South London studio last week, Daniel Radcliffe was wrestling with a severe bout of last-minute nerves. Hardly surprising. The dreaded moment had arrived for the year-old actor - he of Harry Potter fame - to undress and join his equally naked female co-star in rehearsals for an explicit love scene.
Daniel Radcliffe is getting naked again - but you won't guess what the director is making him do 'down there' We remember him when he was all diddy and squeaky in Harry Potter partly because we were all diddy and squeaky ourselvesbut we're about to get our second eyeful of Daniel Radcliffe's naked form, because the actor has just revealed he's stripping off for yet another role. But not only has the posh actor announced that his bits will be on show for a new project - he's quite happily told the world that is privates will be extra, um, hairy argh!
Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe has said he put his foot down when he was asked to strip off for his latest role - because he has shown too much already. Asked about filming the second series of the Sky Arts comedy drama A Young Doctor's Notebookhe said: "I think there was a discussion about possible nudity for one scene and I think my comment was, 'I got naked in three films last year, please can I not? Radcliffe, who appeared in a bath with Hamm in the first series of A Young Doctor's Notebookjoked: "We don't get naked in this series, much to everyone's disappointment. The actor, who also stripped off for the play Equus, said of his post-Potter career: "People have given me the opportunity to work on really interesting things and get better.
Daniel Radcliffe28, left Hogwarts behind him several years agobut The Boy Who Lived has followed him around ever since. In the flick, Daniel and his co-stars Alex Russell and Joel Jackson strip naked in the Bolivian jungle and the scene looks amazing. You can see the hilarious, but sexy, pics of Daniel and the other guys taking it all off to bathe in a river, below.
Daniel Radcliffe has made a point to take edgy roles that distance him from his Harry Potter origins. One of his most daring was queer writer Allen Ginsberg in the historical drama Kill Your Darlings, about a murder that took place when the Beat writers were young and in college. He wore it unabashedly on his sleeve and helped establish queer sexuality as something you could even talk about in art and literature, so the scene was incredibly important to capture right.
The eight movies all made it into the top 50 grossing films of all time. At 18, Radcliffe was ready to shed the Harry Potter image. These days Radcliffe continues to take off his clothes.
Q1 You were 12 years old when the first Harry Potter film came out. At what point did you realize the role was going to follow you for the rest of your life? It may have become clear to me only in the past few years. In your head, you imagine it will all go away once the series is over.
Saturday 02 November UK News feed. As the star of the Harry Potter films, he is the heart-throb and role model every parent wants for a child. But now Daniel Radcliffe, 17, has sparked the first great parental dilemma of