David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived

TV-14 | DOCUMENTARY | 1 HR 30 MIN | 2023

Gymnast David Holmes played Daniel Radcliffe’s stunt double in the Harry Potter films until a tragic on-set accident left him paralyzed. With his life turned upside down, David's extraordinary spirit of resilience becomes a source of strength and inspiration to everyone around him. Featuring intimate interviews with David, Daniel Radcliffe, friends, family, and colleagues, David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived reflects on living with adversity, forging a new identity, and the bonds that bind us together and lift us up. 

HBO Documentary Films presents David Holmes: The Boy Who Lived in association with SKY, a Lightbox / Ripple Production. Director, Dan Hartley; producers, Simon Chinn, Jonathan Chinn, Vanessa Davies, and Amy Stares; executive producers, Daniel Radcliffe, David Holmes, Dan Hartley, Sue Latimer, and Sarah Spahovic. For HBO: executive producers, Nancy Abraham, Lisa Heller, and Tina Nguyen. For SKY: executive producer, Poppy Dixon.