Thomas Andrew “Tom” is (born 22 September 1987) Tom is a English actor. He is best known for playing the role of Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, the film adaptations of the best-selling Harry Potter novels by author J.K. Rowling, for which he auditioned at age 12.
Felton began appearing in commercials when he was 8 years old and in films at 10, finding work in The Borrowers and Anna and the King. After being cast as Draco Malfoy he subsequently appeared in all eight Harry Potter films, from 2001 to 2011. Felton’s portrayal of Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 won him the MTV Movie Award for Best Villain in 2010 and 2011.
In his first post-Harry Potter film, Felton appeared in the 2011 film Rise of the Planet of the Apes, a reboot of the Planet of the Apes series.
Felton was born in Epsom, the son of Sharon and Peter Felton. He was educated at West Horsley’s Cranmore School, until the age of thirteen. Felton is a singer and was part of a choir at the age of seven. He was a member of four school choirs and was given the chance to be part of the Guildford Cathedral Choir. Felton is the youngest of four sons.
In 2003, Felton and his brother Chris worked with Joe Babbitt, the St. Lawrence County Angler’s Association, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Region 6, the Chamber of Commerce, and a diverse group of other organisations to form the World Junior Carp Tournament, which involves competitive fishing for ages 11 to 18.
In early 2015, Felton posted an Instagram photo of himself and Jade Olivia, writing, “To the girl that has my heart. Happy 7 year anniversary.” Felton and Olivia have been together since February 2008; they met when filming the Harry Potter series, as Jade was an assistant.