Daniel Radcliffe: I want to improve as an actor


Daniel Radcliffe doesn't think he'll ever be "totally satisfied" with his acting abilities.

The 25-year-old star has left his Harry Potter days behind by starring in movies with adult themes such as Kill Your Darlings and What If. He has demonstrated that he isn't someone who will be pigeonholed after playing the boy wizard, but Daniel still doesn't feel fully content with his talents. "A film being successful isn't necessarily a guarantee of it being any good. There are a lot of films that are terrible. It's more important to me at this point to be improving as an actor," he explained to the latest edition of British Marie Claire. "I don't think I'll ever be totally satisfied. I mean, there is always something to improve on. You can always get better. I'm only 25; there's a lot more for me to learn and do." One thing Daniel can't be faulted on is his stamina when it comes to long shoots. He was born and raised in London, UK, but now resides in New York, and it seems like the buzz of the Big Apple is the perfect place for him to be living.

‘ I don't think I'll ever be totally satisfied. I mean, there is always something to improve on.’

"I'm quite energetic. I've always been lucky in that I've got energy that is suited to work in the film industry," he smiled. "People complain about the long hours and I'm like, 'Really?' But they probably say that I love my job and I work too much.

"I used to, but I don't any more. I got over the workaholic thing a little bit this year. I got to the point where I was like, 'I really need time to myself to do nothing.'"

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