British child star targeted on FacebookBy IANS
Sunday, January 16, 2011
LONDON - Child actor Daniel Roche, who played the title role in BBC1 series “Just William”, was targeted by an internet stalker who set up a fake Facebook page in his name.
The stalker used the bogus page to chat to the 11-year-olds primary school friends and even tried to arrange a meeting with one girl, reports dailymail.co.uk.
But when Daniels mother asked Facebook to take the page down, they failed to act until The Mail on Sunday stepped in. The page, which also revealed Daniels home address, school and other sensitive details, was finally taken down on Friday.
Daniel, who also starred in the comedy ‘Outnumbered”, is regarded as one of the countrys leading screen talents and was nominated for the best male newcomer at the British Comedy Awards.