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Important Characters of Harry Potter (spoilers)

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Dumbledore's Army

Dumbledore's Army, also known as the D.A., was a secret organisation initiated by Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, and Ron Weasley to teach their fellow Hogwarts students proper Defence Against the Dark Arts. This organisation was made necessary by the refusal of Dolores Umbridge, the subject's professor during the 1995–1996 school year, to teach anything in her classes other than textbook theory.
Average listal rating (971 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
1. Daniel Radcliffe
Harry James Potter
(later became head of the Auror office)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Defense against the dark arts
Seeker of the Gryffindor Quidditch team

Wand: Holly, 11", phoenix feather and Elder, 15", Thestral hair (temporarily)
Patronus: Stag

Harry is the master of the Deathly Hallows.

Significant other: Ginny Weasley
Son of James & Lily Potter (deceased, members of Order of the Phoenix)

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it takes the shape of a dementor.
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Average listal rating (1267 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
2. Emma Watson
Hermione Granger (later Weasley)
(later works at the Department of Magical Law Enforcement)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Charms and Nonverbal magic

Hermione was the best student of her year.

Wand: Vine, 10¾", dragon heartstring
Patronus: Otter

Significant other: Ron Weasley
Hermione's parents are muggles.

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it shows failure.
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Average listal rating (719 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
3. Rupert Grint
Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley
(later became an Auror)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Tactics, such as Wizard's Chezz
Keeper of the Gryffindor Quidditch team.

Wand: Chestnut, 9¼", Dragon heartstring
Patronus: Jack Russell terrier

Significant other: Hermione Granger
Son of Arthur & Molly Weasley (members of Order of the Phoenix)

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it takes the shape of an Acromantula.
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Average listal rating (448 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
4. Bonnie Wright
Ginevra Molly "Ginny" Weasley (later Potter)
(later became a Quidditch player for Holyhead Harpies and Senior Quidditch reporter for the Daily Prophet)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Bat-bogey hex
Chaser of the Gryffindor Quidditch team.

Patronus: Horse

Significant other: Harry Potter
Daughter of Arthur & Molly Weasley (members of Order of the Phoenix)
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Average listal rating (182 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
5. Matthew Lewis
Neville Longbottom
(later became an Auror and Professor of Herbology at Hogwarts)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Herbologoy

Wand: Cherry, 13", unicorn hair

Son of Frank & Alice Longbottom (members of Order of the Phoenix).

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it takes the shape of Severus Snape.
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Average listal rating (230 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
6. James Phelps
Fred Weasley (killed in an explosion in the battle at Hogwart's)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Charms and spell inventions
Beater of the Gryffindor Quidditch team.

Son of Arthur & Molly Weasley (members of Order of the Phoenix)

Run a joke store, Weasleys' Wizarding Wheezes, in Diagon Alley.

Average listal rating (217 ratings) 6.6  IMDB Rating
7. Oliver Phelps
George Weasley

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Charms and spell inventions
Beater of the Gryffindor Quidditch team.

Son of Arthur & Molly Weasley (members of Order of the Phoenix)

Run at joke store, Weasleys' Wizarding Wheezes, in Diagon Alley.

Average listal rating (231 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
8. Evanna Lynch
Luna Lovegood

House: Ravenclaw
Talent: Magical device inventor

Patronus: Hare

Daughter of Xenephilious Lovegood, editor in chief of The Quibbler.


The Order of the Phoenix

The Order of the Phoenix was a secret society founded by Albus Dumbledore to oppose Lord Voldemort and his Death Eaters. The original Order was created in 1970, after Voldemort returned to England from abroad and started his campaign to take over the Ministry of Magic and persecute Muggle-borns.
Average listal rating (339 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
9. Michael Gambon
Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore (killed by Severus Snape)
Former headmaster at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Magic mastery and Genius-level intellect

Wand: 15", Elder, Thestral tail hair core
Patronus: Phoenix

Dumbledore is considered the best student in Hogwart's history.

Dumbledore was the founder and leader of the Order of the Phoenix.

Significant other: Grindelwald (crush)

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it takes the shape of his sister Ariana's corpse.
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Average listal rating (1302 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
10. Alan Rickman
Severus Snape (killed by Voldemort)
Former headmaster at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

House: Slytherin
Talent: Potions, Legilimency (especially Occlumency) and Dark arts

Patronus: Doe (as Lily's)

Snape is a former Death Eater who is now loyal to Dumbledore and the Order of the Phoenix.

Significant other: Lily Potter (crush)
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Average listal rating (1506 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
11. Gary Oldman
Sirius Black (killed by Bellatrix Lestrange)

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Nonverbal magic

Wrongly imprisioned in Azkaban for 12 years.

Sirius is an Animagus and take the form of a big black dog (nicknamed Padfoot).
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Average listal rating (308 ratings) 7.6  IMDB Rating
12. David Thewlis
Remus Lupin (killed in the battle at Hogwarts)
Former Defense against the dark arts teacher at Hogwarts

House: Gryffindor
Talents: Nonverbal and wandless magic, and Defence against the dark arts

As a child, Remus was bitten by the Fenrir Greyback, and became a werewolf.

Significant other: Nymphadora Tonks (wife)

Other facts: Remus was nicknamed Moony by his friends. When faced with a boggart, it takes the shape of a full moon.

Average listal rating (112 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
13. Natalia Tena
Nymphadora Tonks (killed in the battle at Hogwarts)
Auror

House: Hufflepuff
Talent: Defence against the dark arts and Duelling

Tonks is a Metamorphmagus, and can change her appearance at will.

Significant other: Remus Lupin (husband)

Other facts: Tonks's Patronus is a werewolf (because of her love for Remus)

Average listal rating (448 ratings) 6.7  IMDB Rating
14. Robbie Coltrane
Rubeus Hagrid
Former Care of magical creatures teacher at Hogwarts

Hagrid was kicked out of Hogwarts and is not allowed to do magic.

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Care of magical creatures

Hagrid is half gigant, and is resistant to stunning spells.
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Average listal rating (427 ratings) 7  IMDB Rating
15. Brendan Gleeson
Alastor "Mad-Eye" Moody (killed by Death Eaters while moving Harry to safety place)
Auror and former teacher of Defence against the dark arts at Hogwarts

Talents: Defence against the dark arts and Duelling

Average listal rating (170 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
16. Mark Williams
Arthur Weasley
Works at the Ministry of Magic

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Charms

Patronus: Weasel

Significant other: Molly Weasley (wife)
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Average listal rating (189 ratings) 7.1  IMDB Rating
17. Julie Walters
Molly Weasley

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Household spells, Healing and Charms

Significant other: Arthur Weasley (husband)

Other facts: When faced with a boggart, it shows the death of her family and Harry.

Average listal rating (49 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
18. Domhnall Gleeson
William Arthur "Bill" Weasley
Curse-breaker at Gringotts

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Defence against the dark arts

Bill was bitten by Fenrir Greyback, but suffers from only partial lycanthropy contamination.

Significant other: Fleur Delacour (wife)

Average listal rating (293 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
19. Clémence Poésy
Fleur Delacour

Fleur went to Beauxbatons Academy in France.
Talent: Charms

Wand: Rosewood, 9½", Veela hair core

Fleur's grandmother was a vila.

Significant other: Bill Weasley (husband)

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
20. Alex Crockford
Charlie Weasley
Works as a Dragon keeper in Romania

House: Gryffindor

Wand: Ash, 12", unicorn tail hair

Average listal rating (33 ratings) 6.2  IMDB Rating
21. George Harris
Kingsley Shacklebolt
Auror

Talent: Defence against the dark arts and Duelling

Patronus: Lynx

Average listal rating (595 ratings) 7.8  IMDB Rating
22. Maggie Smith
Professor Minerva McGonagall
Headmistress at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry

House: Gryffindor
Talents: Duelling, Transfiguration and Nonverbal magic

Wand: 16 1/2"
Patronus: Cat

McGonagall is an Animagus, and can turn into a cat at will.
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Average listal rating (127 ratings) 6.9  IMDB Rating
23. Ciarán Hinds
Aberforth Dumbledore
Owner of the Hog's Head

Talent: Duelling

Patronus: Goat

Average listal rating (37 ratings) 5.6  IMDB Rating
24. Adrian Rawlins
James Potter

House: Gryffindor
Talents: Duelling and Transfiguration

Wand: Mahogany, 11"
Patronus: Stag

James is an animagus, and can take the form of a stag.

Significant other: Lily Potter (wife)

Other facts: His friends nicknamed him Prongs.

Average listal rating (68 ratings) 5.4  IMDB Rating
25. Geraldine Somerville
Lily Potter

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Potions and Duelling

Wand: Willow, 10¼", swishy
Patronus: Doe

Significant other: James Potter (husband)


Death Eaters

The Death Eaters (originally the Knights of Walpurgis) was the name given to Lord Voldemort's followers. The group primarily consisted of wizards and witches who were pure blood supremacists, who practised the Dark Arts without regard or fear of Wizarding law.
Average listal rating (978 ratings) 8.1  IMDB Rating
26. Ralph Fiennes
Tom Marvolo Riddle a.k.a. Lord Voldemort (killed by Harry Potter)

House: Slytherin
Talents: Magic mastery and Mastery of dark magic

Wand: 13½", Yew, phoenix feather core

Other facts: Voldemort speaks Parseltongue.
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Average listal rating (1631 ratings) 7.9  IMDB Rating
27. Helena Bonham Carter
Bellatrix Lestrange

House: Slytherin
Talent: Mastery of dark magic

Wand: Walnut, 12¾", dragon heartstring
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Average listal rating (467 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
28. Tom Felton
Draco Malfoy

House: Slytherin
Talent: Occlumency

Wand: Hawthorn, 10", unicorn hair

On the Slytherin Quidditch team.

Other facts: Draco isn't able to produce a Patronus charm.
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Average listal rating (395 ratings) 7.3  IMDB Rating
29. Jason Isaacs
Lucius Malfoy
School governor of Hogwarts

House: Slytherin
Talent: Duelling and Potions

Wand: Elm, dragon heartstring

Significant other: Narcissa Malfoy (wife)
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Average listal rating (348 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
30. Timothy Spall
Peter Pettigrew (killed by Voldemort)

House: Gryffindor
Talents: Blasting curse

Wand: Chestnut, 9¼", dragon heartstring

Peter was a Animagus and could take the form of a rat. He was nicknamed Wormtail.

He was the secret-keeper of James & Lily Potter.

For 12 years Peter posed as Ron's pet rat Scabbers.

Average listal rating (20 ratings) 4.8  IMDB Rating
31. Dave Legeno
Fenrir Greyback

Fenrir is a werewolf.

Talent: Non-verbal magic

Average listal rating (342 ratings) 8.3  IMDB Rating
32. David Tennant
Bartemius "Barty" Crouch, Junior (received the Dementor's Kiss)

Talent: Unforgiveable curses and Transfiguration

Son of Barty Crouch Sr of the Ministry of Magic.

Average listal rating (1 ratings) 5  IMDB Rating
33. Tom Moorcroft
Regulus Arcturus Black

House: Slytherin

Seeker of Slytherin Quidditch team.

Regulus was a Death Eater, but regretted it and tried to bring Voldemort down.


Ministry of Magic

The Ministry of Magic (M.o.M.) is the governing body for the magical community of Great Britain. The Ministry connects the British Government to the wizarding world. Its headquarters is in central London, deep underground.
Average listal rating (135 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
34. Imelda Staunton
Dolores Jane Umbridg
Senior Undersecretary to the Minister for Magic

House: Slytherin (?)
Talents: Offensive and defensive magic

Wand: Unusually short
Patronus: Long-haired cat

Average listal rating (57 ratings) 5.5  IMDB Rating
35. Robert Hardy
Cornelius Oswald Fudge
Former Minster for Magic

Talent: Transfiguration

Average listal rating (32 ratings) 6.3  IMDB Rating
36. Roger Lloyd-Pack
Bartemius "Barty" Crouch, Senior (killed by his own son)
Former Head of the Department of Magical Law Enforcement

Talent: Memory charm and Imperius curse

Average listal rating (38 ratings) 5.3  IMDB Rating
37. Chris Rankin
Percy Weasley
Former assistant to Barty Crouch Sr.

House: Gryffindor
Talent: Transfiguration


Other characters

Average listal rating (144 ratings) 7.2  IMDB Rating
38. Rhys Ifans
Xenophilius Lovegood
Editor of The Quibbler

House: Ravenclaw (?)

Average listal rating (543 ratings) 7.7  IMDB Rating
39. Emma Thompson
Sybill Trelawney
Professor of Divination at Hogwarts

Talent: Predictions

Sybill was the one who made the prediction about Harry.
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Average listal rating (337 ratings) 6.8  IMDB Rating
40. Jim Broadbent
Horace Slughorn
Positons master of Hogwarts

House: Slytherin
Talents: Potions, Occlumency and Transfiguration


 

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Comments

Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Dec 4 3:07
neville's parents aren't dead. they're in st. mungo's, bellatrix tortured them and they went mad.
Posted: 3 years, 4 months ago at Dec 4 14:25
of course, I totally forgot. thanks! ;)

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