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An interview with Daniel Radcliffe’s Paralysed Harry Potter stunt double.
Watch the interview with Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double, David Holmes, who was injured during filming for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows in January 2009.
Holmes was performing a flying stunt when an explosion caused him to fall to the ground, injuring his spine and leaving him paralysed from the chest down.
At aged 14, David embarked on his film career as Daniel Radcliffe’s primary stunt double in the first Harry Potter film.
While shooting a flying sequence for Harry Potter, David Holmes fell from a harness and broke his neck. Holmes was paralysed from the waist down.
Harry Potter: Daniel Radcliffe makes doc on paralysed stunt double.
Daniel Radcliffe produces film about his paralysed Harry Potter stunt double.
Daniel Radcliffe making documentary about paralysed Harry Potter stunt double.
Daniel Radcliffe to executive produce documentary about his stunt double.
“Being a stuntman was my calling in life, and working on Harry Potter was the best job in the world.”
Daniel Radcliffe’s Harry Potter stunt double was paralysed whilst filming ‘Deathly Hallows’
David Holmes suffered life-changing injuries while working as Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double on Harry Potter, leaving him paralysed.
Daniel Radcliffe’s Harry Potter stunt double was paralyzed after an accident whilst filming ‘Deathly Hallows’
‘The Boy Who Lived’ is directed by Dan Hartley. Produced by Lightbox & Ripple for HBO Documentary Films, in association with Sky.
The eagerly awaited “The Boy Who Lived Teaser Trailer” offers a sneak peek into David Holmes’ extraordinary story. Featuring candid footage, behind-the-scenes glimpses of his stunt work, and intimate interviews.
David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived is executive produced by Daniel Radcliffe about his “Harry Potter” stunt double.
Catch the HBO Max documentary, “David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived,” available to stream on Sky Documentaries November 18.
“David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived” premieres on HBO on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, at 9 p.m. EST, and will be available to stream on Max in the US. UK viewers can stream it on Sky Documentaries and NOW from November 18, 2023
Highly anticipated documentary, David Holmes:The Boy Who Lived.
Harry Potter icon Daniel Radcliffe is actively involved in a forthcoming documentary that delves into the life of David Holmes, once Radcliffe’s stunt double, whose life took a profound turn after a paralyzing incident during the filming of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” in 2009.
Working On A New Documentary, produced by Daniel Radcliffe.
The documentary will showcase Holmes’ coming-of-age story, his accident that left him paralyzed, and the support he received from Radcliffe and others. The film will also raise awareness about the risks that stunt actors face
An inspiring story of Daniel Radcliffes stuntman, David Holmes.
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