Daniel Radcliffe rose to global notoriety by portraying 'Harry Potter' in all eight of the successful franchise's films, which were based on J.K. Rowling's book series, and even though many fans will always associate him with the young wizard, the 25 year-old Brit wishes this would not happen.

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Radcliffe isn't happy with some of his 'Harry Potter' acting

Since moving onto other projects, Radcliffe has been on a constant mission to lose the 'Harry Potter' image and establish himself as a legitimate acting star, and he recently went as far as saying that he gets embarrassed when watching the popular wizarding movies due to his poor performances.

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"Doing Potter was an incredible blessing because it gave me this opportunity to start a fantastic career," he told Daily Mail. "But then the moments I'm not as proud of, mistakes other actors get to make in rehearsal rooms or at drama school, are all on film for everyone to see."

Radcliffe notes that 'Half Blood Prince' sticks out in his mind as a bad performance as he can see many examples of himself learning how to act while on the job. "And that's why it's hard to watch a film like 'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince,' because I'm just not very good in it. I hate it," he said. "My acting is very one-note and I can see I got complacent and what I was trying to do just didn't come across."

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On the other hand, the 'Horns' actor's 'Harry Potter' film he is most proud of the fifth instalment, 2007's 'Order of the Phoenix,' as he "can see a progression."

Radcliffe has tried to lose his 'Harry Potter' image in recent years

Since last playing Potter in 2011, Radcliffe has gone onto receive critical acclaim in other films such as 'Kill Your Darlings,' as well as stage productions like 'The Cripple of Inishmaan,' and now he can be seen in the new romantic comedy 'The F Word,' starring alongside Zoe Kazan.