Harry Potter is a serie of novels that were written by J.K. Rowling. These describe the adventures of a young magic apprentice who at first did not know that this world was part of him. During his childhood he lost his parents and since then he lived in his aunt’s house.
After a while he went to Hogwarts School of magic and wizardry where he met his adventurers mates: Hermione Granger and Ron Weasly. The plot of these films is based on the constant fight that exists between Harry Potter and the evil wizard Lord Voldemort, who murdered Harry’s parents for his ambition to conquer the magical world.
When the first movie Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released in 1997, it got quite a lot of popularity due to all the favorable reviews that received, and it was also a commercial success around the world.
Harry Potter actors and how they look like today
At the beginning in 2000 when Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released, the interpreters and protagonists Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint were almost unknown. Only Daniel had professional experience because he had played a character in a film or television before.
All the cast of these films had a big number of prestigious actors from British film, theater and television. The critics specialized in these topics, highlighted the quality of the interpretations of each film by the combination of new actors with experienced ones.
On the other hand, you have surely wondered what has happened to the actors who participated in the Harry Potter films, how they look today or what they do. Don’t worry, we will do a review of 5 of them below.
Emma Watson was born on April 15, 1990, she is a British actress, model, and activist known primarily for her interpretation of Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter films. She was selected to be in these novels at the age of 9 after she participated only in plays at school.
Thanks to her excellent job on Harry Potter, she has been awarded different times with awards and is believed that she had won more than 26 million pounds sterling. On the other hand, she made her first appearance outside of these films on Ballet Shoes broadcast on BBC One where it got an audience of 5.2 million.
Emma once explained: “Dan, Rupert and I were children when we were choose for these fairy tale movies and what happened to us in real life was just a fantasy fable in itself. My life has been public since I was very young and that is why I am passionate about having a private life now”
Additionally, thanks to the social networks, the actress has been able to show her activist side with a strong feminist concern and a call for attention about what is happening in the contemporary world. Just like her character Hermione would do in real life.
This British actor and musician was born in the United Kingdom on September 22, 1987 and he is known for playing Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter novels. At first he participated in the castings to play Harry Potter and Ron Weasly but unfortunately he got negative results.
After he participated in The Borrowers and Anna and the King, Tom was selected to play Draco when he was thirteen years old. He appeared in all the 8 films and now he is making the serie Origin for the YouTube Premium platform.
This bad-tempered arch-enemy could represent in a good way the typical student who annoys his classmates. However, despite his performance, Tom managed could win the affection of the entire audience.
Today it is impossible to imagine another Harry Potter than Daniel Radcliffe and in the same way, none of the fans of this saga would imagine a romance between Draco and Hermione, but on Instagram, the actors were posting pictures where we can see them very close.
Daniel Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in London. This British actor could be recognized worldwide for starring the entire Harry Potter saga. A big part of the profits that he has made, around 27 million euros, has been destined to charities.
His beginnings in the acting world go back to 1998 where he acted in the telefilm David Copperfield, an adaptation of the novel by Charles Dickens. After that, he made his appearance in El sastre and additionally he debuted in films like December Boys and My Boy Jack.
On the other hand, in 2007 he starred the play Equus by the playwright Peter Shaffer where he played the disturbed Alan Strang. Daniel has also made known his enthusiasm for being a scriptwriter or director and in addition his inclination for music, but he has made it clear that he wants to dedicate himself fully to the acting.
Recently, he surprised all his fans when he confirmed that he will be in an interactive movie that Netflix is preparing: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt.
He was born on August 24, 1988 in Harlow, Essex. This British actor is known for playing Ron Weasly in the Harry Potter films. After he participated in school plays and local theater groups, he was chosen to star in the 8 movies of this saga.
After he participated in Harry Potter, he made his appearance in Thunderpants directed by Pete Hewitt that was released on May 24, 2002. On the other hand, he also starred in the dramatic comedy Driving Lessons that was released on September 8, 2006.
If we talk about his experience when the Harry Potter movies ended he mentioned that: “When Harry Potter finished I really did not know what I wanted to do, I had the feeling that I had lost myself from doing normal things for a boy, I lost contact with many of my friends from school, from the neighborhood. I took a break “
This British actor was born on June 27, 1989 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, but grew up in the town of Horsforth. He has two brothers and he went to St Mary’s Catholic High School, Menston.
Lewis’s career began at the age of five with his participation in television. After this, six years later auditions for the Harry Potter cast were opened and he was selected to play Neville Longbottom. This over time made that he had large number of fans around the world.
This actor who plays a scary boy with a confused expression all the time, is considered one of the characters that grows the most throughout history because he could overcome his fears in order to become a better warrior.
Nowadays Lewis keeps a little of Neville, however, his fans found him again in the movie “Me Before You” which was released in 2016. This great actor is married in real life.