Tom Felton was 12-years-old when he first won the role of Draco Malfoy in Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. At the time, Warner Bros. had picked up the rights to the first four books from author J.K. Rowling, but it is hard to imagine that anyone realized then just how big the franchise would become.
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British actor Tom Felton was in Toronto earlier this week to promote his latest film, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and meet with fans who came out to support him.
Felton is best known for portraying the dark young wizard Draco Malfoy in the hugely popular Harry Potter films, which are of course based on J.K. Rowling’s famed novels.
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