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Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that he considered quitting the Harry Potter films midway through the series.

The actor told The Guardian that he almost stopped portraying the boy wizard after The Prisoner of Azkaban, the third film in the franchise.

He also hoped that producers would find a new actor to replace him in the next instalment. However, he later decided to stay until the end of the series.

He said: "By the third film, I thought, if there's a time to get out, it's now; there's still enough time for another actor to come in and establish himself.

"For a while I thought, if I do all of them, will I be able to move on to other stuff or should I start doing other stuff now?"

As a 14-year-old at the time, he added that he would have missed appearing alongside his castmates.

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