(NEW YORK) -- The star of the Harry Potter films, Daniel Radcliffe, says he's stopped drinking because he was enjoying it a bit too much.
Radcliffe tells GQ magazine that he made the decision to give up drinking altogether two years ago as soon as he realized how much he depended on it.
“I became so reliant on [alcohol] to enjoy stuff,” Radcliffe told the magazine.
“There were a few years there when I was just so enamored with the idea of living some sort of famous person's lifestyle that really isn't suited to me," he added.
Radcliffe, who's been busy on Broadway starring in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, says he's content with his new life path.
"As much as I would love to be a person that goes to parties and has a couple of drinks and has a nice time, that doesn't work for me,” said the actor. “I'd just rather sit at home and read, or go out to dinner with someone, or talk to someone I love, or talk to somebody that makes me laugh."
The final Harry Potter film -- Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 -- hits theaters July 15.
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