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Radcliffe’s Original Audition for 'Harry Potter' Is Just Too Good

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If you haven't seen it yet, Daniel Radcliffe's original audition for "Harry Potter" has been making the rounds again. And it's pretty magical.

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It's hard not to go down memory lane while watching the viral five-minute clip. With the eight films being the second-highest grossing film series of all time, Radcliffe has come to be the face of "Harry Potter."

The video shows the wizard we grew up watching when he was around 11 years old. The young Radcliffe recites lines from "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone," tosses a dragon egg and even tries on the iconic round glasses.

The actor, who is now 26, recently talked about how hard it was for him to watch himself "at a stage when you hate your face anyway, and anything it does is repellent to you."

Last month, Radcliffe also confessed to struggling with alcohol after the "Harry Potter" films ended. "I think it was more to do with going out in public and having a battle within me of thinking, 'No, I can have a totally normal life.' You get bored of waking up feeling like that," he said.

But what was Radcliffe like before Hagrid told him, "You're a wizard, Harry"? Adorable and talented doesn't even begin to describe it. See for yourself!

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