Daniel Radcliffe

With the final installment of Harry Potter out in theatres Friday, it's easy to forget just how far the wizard has come.

The video below takes us through time starting when Harry (Daniel Radcliffe) first hears the words, "You're a wizard." Soon he's accepted into the Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry where he meets best friends Hermione Granger (Emma Watson) and Ron Weasely (Rupert Grint). Watching the montage, which shows bits from each of the seven films, Radcliffe, Watson and Grint grow from unknown kids playing wizards-in-training to bona fide movie stars whose characters are tasked with saving the world.

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