Thomas Andrew Felton is an English actor who was born on September 22, 1987. He is best known for playing Draco Malfoy in the movies based on J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter books.
Felton was born in Surrey and started out in commercials. In The Borrowers, he played Peagreen Clock for the first time on the big screen. Before he was cast in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone, he played Louis T. Leonowens in the 1999 movie Anna and the King (2001).
Up until the last movie, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Felton was in seven sequels. Rise of the Planet of the Apes was a science fiction movie in which Felton acted. After that, he was cast in the independent movies From the Rough (2011) and The Apparition (2012).
Felton played Viscount Trencavel in the historical miniseries Labyrinth and James Ashford in the well-reviewed 2013 period drama Belle. In 2015, he was back on TNT’s Murder in the First as a murder suspect.
The 2016 Toronto International Film Festival was the first time that Messages from the King and A United Kingdom were shown. He played Doctor Alchemy on The Flash, a show on The CW that was based on the same-named comic books. Felton was in the drama Feed (2017), the thriller Stratton (2017), and the biopic Megan Leavey (2017).
Felton was a regular on the 2018 science fiction show Origin and played Laertes in Claire McCarthy’s Ophelia, both of which were praised by critics. In the family horror movie A Babysitter’s Guide to Monster Hunting, Felton played the bad guy.
Tom Felton Early life
Thomas Andrew Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, on September 22, 1987. He is the youngest of Peter Felton and Sharon Anstey’s four sons. When he was a teenager, his parents split up.
Nigel Anstey, a geophysicist is his mom’s father. Felton went to the Cranmore School in West Horsley until he was 13. After that, he went to the Howard of Effingham School for his secondary education. Felton started to like singing when he was young. He joined school choirs, and then he was asked to join the Guildford Cathedral Choir.
Tom Felton Personal life
From April 2008 until the beginning of 2016, Felton dated stuntwoman Jade Olivia Gordon. In Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, she played the wife of his character.
Felton got sick on September 23, 2021, while taking part in a celebrity golf exhibition at the 2021 Ryder Cup near Sheboygan, Wisconsin. He was taken to a nearby hospital on a stretcher after being taken off the golf course.
Tom Felton Acting Career
As was said above, he has a net worth of $20 million thanks to his acting career. Most of that money comes from the Harry Potter franchise and the TV shows he has been in since he stopped playing Draco Malfoy.
According to multiple estimates, he earns between $1 million per year outside of any sponsored content he creates for brands.
It’s safe to say that Felton made a lot of money by playing Draco Malfoy in all eight Harry Potter movies and in spinoffs and specials set in Rowling’s fantasy world that came out after the movies.
He may always be known as Draco Malfoy, but he has also been in other successful movies. He is currently working on two films, Canyon Del Muerto and Some Other Woman, both of which are in either production or post-production.
Questions People Usually Ask
Are Tom Felton and Emma Watson dating?
Despite what people said in the early days of the Harry Potter movies, Tom Felton and Emma Watson do not date or have never dated. They are close friends who have been seen vacationing or going out with each other more than once.
When did Tom Felton make his acting debut?
Felton’s first role was as Peagreen Clock in the 1997 movie “The Borrowers.” He was only 10 years old at the time.
Who is the richest cast member of Harry Potter?
Danielle Radcliffe is said to be the richest Harry Potter actor, with a net worth of $110 million. Emma Watson comes in second at $85 million, and Rupert Grint is third at $50 million.