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Tony Awards 2014: Daniel Radcliffe still gets no awards love

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For Daniel Radcliffe, the third time wasn't a charm at Tuesday's announcement of the Tony Award nominations.

Radcliffe failed to received a nomination for his critically acclaimed performance in Martin McDonagh's "The Cripple of Inishmaan," marking the third time that the former "Harry Potter" actor has been ignored by the Tony nominating committee.

The British actor previously appeared on Broadway in the 2011 revival of the musical "How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying" and in the 2008 revival of the play "Equus."

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In "Inishmaan," Radcliffe plays a disabled young man who becomes obsessed with the filming of a Robert Flaherty documentary in his rural Irish town. The actor, who received strong reviews from New York critics, played the role in the Michael Grandage-directed production when it ran in England last year.

Radcliffe is the big celebrity draw for this production of a play that is 18 years old. (It has been performed at the Public Theater in New York and the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles, along with many other regional productions.) His face is pictured not once, but three times on some posters for the production.

"Inishmaan" opened at the Cort Theatre in New York this month to largely positive reviews, with critics singling out Radcliffe's performance for praise. The production received six Tony nominations, including nods for revival of a play and Grandage's direction.

The limited-run engagement is scheduled to conclude July 20.  

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