Harry Potter Actors

by Frankster200277 | created - 13 Jan 2011 | updated - 21 Aug 2016 | Public

***This list is incomplete.

A list of all the actors in the Harry Potter movie series. It includes living and deceased ones. The deceased actors are listed first, following the living actors who replaced them (if applicable). And then all the living actors are listed. This only includes actors and not the screenwriters, composers, directors, producers, etc. This list does not include J.K. Rowling or Stephen Fry. J.K. Rowling is not included because she is not an actor. Although she is the author of the Harry Potter book series. Stephen Fry is an actor but not an actor in the Harry Potter movie series. Although he is the reader of Harry Potter audio books

1. Richard Harris

Actor | Gladiator

Richard St John Harris was born on October 1, 1930 in Limerick, Ireland, to a farming family, one of nine children born to Mildred Josephine (nee Harty) and Ivan John Harris. He attended Crescent College, a Jesuit school, and was an excellent rugby player, with a strong passion for literature. ...

A deceased Irish actor. He died on October 25th, 2002 in Bloomsbury, London, England, UK at the age 72. He was born on October 1st, 1930 in Limerick, County Limerick, Ireland. Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

2. Michael Gambon

Actor | Gosford Park

Sir Michael Gambon was born in Cabra, Dublin, Ireland, to Mary (Hoare), a seamstress, and Edward Gambon, an engineer. After joining the National Theatre, under the Artistic Directorship of Sir Laurence Olivier, Gambon went on to appear in a number of leading roles in plays written by Alan Ayckbourn...

An Irish actor. Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore in: 1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 3. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 4. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

3. Robert Knox

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Son of Colin and Sally Knox. Brother of Jamie Knox.

Stabbed to death in bar brawl in London on 24 May 2008, while protecting his 16-year-old brother, four days after his last scene on Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince was shot. His attacker was convicted of his murder on 4 March 2009.

A deceased English actor. He died on May 24th, 2008 in Sidcup, Kent, England, UK at the age of 18. He was born on August 21st, 1989 in Kent, England, UK. Marcus Belby in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.

4. Elizabeth Spriggs

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Elizabeth Spriggs was born on September 18, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England as Elizabeth Jean Williams. She was an actress and writer, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Playing the Field (1998). She was married to Murray Manson, Marshall ...

A deceased English actress. She died on July 2nd, 2008 in Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, UK at the age 78. She was born Elizabeth Jean Williams on September 18th, 1929 in Buxton, Derbyshire, England, UK. The Fat Lady in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

5. Dawn French

Actress | French and Saunders

Dawn French was born on October 11, 1957 in Holyhead, Wales as Dawn Roma French. She is an actress and writer, known for French and Saunders (1987), The Vicar of Dibley (1994) and Coraline (2009). She has been married to Mark Bignell since April 20, 2013. She was previously married to Lenny Henry.

A Welsh actress. The Fat Lady in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

6. Timothy Bateson

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Prolific British character actor, adept at eccentric or whimsical impersonations, particularly of Dickensian characters. The son of law society president Sir Dingwall Bateson, he won a scholarship to Wadham College, where he trained for acting with the Oxford University Dramatic Society. Straight ...

A deceased English actor. He died on September 16th, 2009 in London, England, UK at the age 83. He was born on April 3rd, 1926 in London, England, UK. Kreacher in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

7. Simon McBurney

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Simon McBurney was born on August 25, 1957 in Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England as Simon Montagu McBurney. He is an actor and writer, known for Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011), The Last King of Scotland (2006) and Jane Eyre (2011).

An English actor. Kreacher in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

8. Jimmy Gardner

Actor | Frenzy

Jimmy Gardner was born on August 24, 1924 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England as Edward Charles James Gardner. He was an actor, known for Frenzy (1972), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) and Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves (1991). He died on May 3, 2010 in London, England.

A deceased English actor. He died on May 3rd, 2010 in London, England, UK at the age of 85. He was born on August 24th, 1924 in Newmarket, Suffolk, England, UK. Ernie the Bus Driver in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban.

9. Eric Sykes

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

'Eric Sykes' started as a radio scriptwriter but he soon found he could perform as well as write. The slight handicap of being very hard of hearing doesn't interfere with his wonderful comic timing. The spectacles he wears have no lenses but contain a bone conducting hearing aid.

A deceased English actor. He died on July 4th, 2012 in Esher, Surrey, England, UK at the age of 89. He was born on May 4th, 1923 in Oldham, Lancashire, England, UK. Frank Bryce in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire.

10. Richard Griffiths

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

British character actor Richard Griffiths came from radio and the classical stage where he built up an early reputation as a Shakespearean clown, with larger-than-life portrayals of Henry VIII, Falstaff in "The Merry Wives of Windsor" and Bottom in "A Midsummer Night's Dream" with the Royal ...

A deceased English actor. He died on March 28th, 2013 in Coventry, West Midlands, England, UK at the age of 65. He was born on July 31st, 1947 in Thornaby-on-Tees, North Yorkshire, England, UK. Uncle Vernon Dursley in:

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

11. Peter Cartwright

Actor | Gandhi

Peter Cartwright was born on August 30, 1935 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. He was an actor, known for Gandhi (1982), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Wimbledon (2004). He was married to Peggy Naugton. He died on November 18, 2013 in Hammersmith, London, England.

A deceased white South African actor. He died on November 18th, 2013 in Hammersmith, London, England, UK at the age of 78. He was born on August 30th, 1935 in Krugersdorp, South Africa. Elphias Doge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

12. David Ryall

Actor | Around the World in 80 Days

David Ryall was born on January 5, 1935 in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England as David John Ryall. He was an actor, known for Around the World in 80 Days (2004), Automata (2014) and City of Ember (2008). He was married to Penny England, Cathy Buchwald and Gillian Eddison. He died on December 25,...

A deceased English actor. He died on December 25th, 2014 in England, UK at the age of 79. He was born on January 5th, 1935 in Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex, England, UK. Elphias Doge in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

13. Roger Lloyd Pack

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

A superbly versatile character actor of lugubrious countenance and strong physical presence, Roger was the son of Charles Lloyd Pack, a small-part supporting player in Hammer horror films of the '50s and '60s. Roger was educated at Bedales, a prestigious co-educational school in Hampshire, noted ...

A deceased English actor. He died on January 15th, 2014 in Kentish Town, London, England, UK at the age of 69. He was born on February 8th, 1944 in Islington, London, England, UK. Bartemius 'Barty' Crouch in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

14. Margery Mason

Actress | The Princess Bride

Margery Mason was born on September 27, 1913 in Hackney, London, England as Margery E. Mason. She was an actress, known for The Princess Bride (1987), Love Actually (2003) and Les Misérables (1998). She was married to Peter Daminoff. She died on January 26, 2014 in Swiss Cottage, Camden, ...

A deceased English actress. She died on January 26th, 2014 in Camden, London, England, UK at the age of 100. She was born on September 27th, 1913 in Hackney, London, England, UK. Food Trolley Lady in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

15. Jean Southern

Actress | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Jean Southern was born on January 14, 1927 in South Shields, Tyne and Wear, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), The Glass Virgin (1995) and Finney (1994).

Dimpled Woman on Train (Food Trolley Lady) in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

16. Dave Legeno

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

A twin fisted existentialist, whose post-Nietzschian sensibilities reject the lantern of the cynic in a quest for a sun that leaves no shadow. He attended Dr Challoners Grammar School where he achieved 8 'o' levels, he then elected to work on demolition sites rather than continue his education to ...

A deceased English actor. He died on July 6th, 2014 in Death Valley National Park, California, U.S.A. at the age of 50. He was born on October 12th, 1963 in Westminster, London, England, UK. Fenrir Greyback in:

1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

17. Derek Deadman

Actor | Time Bandits

The chances are, you have seen Derek Deadman in a movie - but just don't realize it! He is one of those actors to whom you instantly recognize the face, but not the name.

He has starred in a whole array of films and television series since the 1970s, playing normally minor roles, generally as the ...

A deceased English actor. He died on November 21st, 2014 in Frespech, France at the age of 74. He was born on 1940 in London, England, UK. Tom - Bartender in Leaky Cauldron in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

18. Jim Tavaré

Actor | Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

British RADA trained actor and comedian. Jim Tavare's stand-up comedy with a double bass has achieved world-wide accolade and earned him the distinction of being HRH Prince Charles favorite comedian.

Jim co-wrote and starred in ITV's 'The Sketch Show', which won a BAFTA and syndicated worldwide.

He ...

Tom the Innkeeper in Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

19. Alan Rickman

Actor | Die Hard

Alan Rickman was born on a council estate in Acton, West London, to Margaret Doreen Rose (Bartlett), of English and Welsh descent, and Bernard Rickman, of Irish descent, who worked at a factory. Alan Rickman had an older brother (David), a younger brother (Michael), and a younger sister (Sheila). ...

A deceased English actor. He died on January 14th, 2016 in London, England, UK at the age of 69. He was born on February 21st, 1946 in Hammersmith, London, England, UK. Severus Snape in ALL 8 films.

20. Maggie Smith

Actress | Gosford Park

One of the world's most famous and distinguished actresses, Dame Maggie Smith was born Margaret Natalie Smith in Essex. Her Scottish mother, Margaret (Hutton), worked as a secretary, and her English father, Nathaniel Smith, was a teacher at Oxford University. Smith has been married twice: to actor ...

An English actress. She is the oldest living member of the cast. Professor Minerva McGonagall in all the films except Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I.

21. Helena Bonham Carter

Actress | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Helena Bonham Carter is an actress of great versatility, one of the UK's finest and most successful.

Bonham Carter was born May 26, 1966 in Golders Green, London, England, the youngest of three children of Elena (née Propper de Callejón), a psychotherapist, and Raymond Bonham Carter, a merchant ...

An English actress of English, French, and Spanish descent. She is fluent in French. She won the Richard Harris Award at the 2010 British Independent Film Awards for outstanding contribution by an actor to British film. This award is named after the Irish actor Richard Harris who passed away in 2002. He is the same actor who played Professor Albus Dumbledore. Bellatrix Lestrange in: 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

22. Nina Young

Actress | Tomorrow Never Dies

Nina Young was born in 1966 in Australia. She is an actress and producer, known for Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), Johnny English (2003) and Clash of the Titans (2010).

The Grey Lady in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (uncredited and scenes deleted)

23. Kelly Macdonald

Actress | No Country for Old Men

Scottish actress Kelly Macdonald was born and raised in Glasgow. Her parents divorced when she was young, and she was raised by her mother, a sales executive in the garment industry. She has one brother, David. As a hobby, she acted in an amateur theatrical club, which she enjoyed a great deal. ...

A Scottish actress. Helena Ravenclaw (The Grey Lady) in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

24. Jessica Hynes

Actress | Shaun of the Dead

As both a writer and performer, Jessica Hynes has worked prolifically in television, film and theatre. Born in Lewisham, South London in 1972, she was brought up in Brighton, Sussex. At school, she would write bizarre sci-fi stories. At age 15, she joined the National Youth Theatre and left home at...

An English actress. Mafalda Hopkirk in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.

25. Sophie Thompson

Actress | Gosford Park

Sophie Thompson was born on January 20, 1962 in London, England. She is an actress, known for Gosford Park (2001), Emma (1996) and Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994). She has been married to Richard Lumsden since October 1995. They have two children.

An English actress. Mafalda Hopkirk in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

An actor, driver, and assistant transportation co-captain. Station Guard in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (uncredited)

27. Bill Nighy

Actor | Love Actually

Bill Nighy is an award-winning British character actor. He was born William Francis Nighy on December 12, 1949 in Caterham, Surrey, England, to Catherine Josephine (Whittaker), a psychiatric nurse from Glasgow, and Alfred Martin Nighy, who was English-born and managed a garage in Croydon.

At school,...

An English actor. Minister Rufus Scrimgeour in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

28. Peter Mullan

Actor | Tyrannosaur

He was interested in directing films at the age of 19 and he made several shorts. As he wasn't admitted to the National Film School, he decided to dedicate himself to acting, and made his debut in the theatre in 1988 before moving to cinema and television. Fame came with the parts he played in such...

A Scottish actor. Death Eater Yaxley in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

29. Rupert Grint

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint was born in Harlow, Essex, England, the elder son of Joanne (Parsons) and Nigel Grint, who dealt in memorabilia. The first of 5 children, Rupert has one brother and 3 sisters. His brother James was born when Rupert was a year old, Georgina and Samantha were born in 1993...

An English actor. Ron Weasley in ALL 8 films.

30. John Cleese

Actor | A Fish Called Wanda

John Cleese was born on October 27, 1939, in Weston-Super-Mare, England, to Muriel Evelyn (Cross) and Reginald Francis Cleese. He was born into a family of modest means, his father being an insurance salesman; but he was nonetheless sent off to private schools to obtain a good education. Here he ...

An English actor. He is the second oldest living member of the cast. Nearly Headless Nick in:

1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

31. Robert Hardy

Actor | Sense and Sensibility

One of England's most successful and enduring character actors, with a prolific screen career on television and in films, Robert Hardy was acclaimed for his versatility and the depth of his performances.

Born in Cheltenham in 1925, he studied at Oxford University and, in 1949, he joined the ...

An English actor. Cornelius Fudge in:

1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 3. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

32. Suzanne Toase

Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Suzie Toase was born in Lancashire. She began her acting career during her time at Albany Academy (formerly St. Albans and Albany Science College). She starred in a series of small scale productions at this school before finally deciding on a career in performing arts. She then studied for a time ...

An English actress. Alecto Carrow in: 1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

33. Emil Hostina

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Emil Hostina was born on May 31, 1976 in Megidia, Romania. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), The Wolfman (2010) and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010).

A Romanian actor. Death Eater in:

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

34. Natalie Hallam

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Natalie Hallam was born in Nottingham. She moved to London in 1997. She attended The London Method School in 2002. She is currently a member of the Actors Centre in London.

Her work includes working on Harry Potter and Finding Neverland. She played the lead role in an adventure film called Desert ...

An English actress. She is uncredited in the films. Professor Sinistra in:

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

35. Ian Hart

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Ian Hart, born in England, began acting while a student in Liverpool, England, United Kingdom. He stumbled into acting almost accidentally, but was cast in the play "The Government Inspector". He continued to work in British theatre and television, and first gained recognition for portraying John ...

An English actor. Professor Quirinus Quirrell in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

36. Toby Jones

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Widely regarded as the one of greatest stage and screen actors both in his native Great Britain and internationally, Toby Edward Heslewood Jones was born on September 7, 1966 in Hammersmith, London. His parents, Freddie Jones and Jennie Heslewood, are actors as well. Toby has two brothers: Rupert, ...

An English actor. Dobby the House Elf in: 1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

Leanne in: 1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

38. Warwick Davis

Actor | Willow

English actor Warwick Davis was born in Epsom, Surrey, England, the son of Susan J. (Pain) and Ashley Davis, an insurance broker. Davis was born with the condition spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia congenital (SED), which caused his dwarfism. He was educated at City of London Freemen's School. When he ...

An English actor. Filius Flitwick in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (credited as "Wizard") 4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 6. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

Griphook the Goblin in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (as "Griphook the Goblin" 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (as Griphook) 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (as Griphook)

Goblin Bank Teller in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

39. Elliott Francis

Actor | The Practice

Elliott Francis is an actor, known for The Practice (1997), Once and Again (1999) and Ebony/Jet Showcase (1982). He is married to Arnetia Walker. They have one child.

40. Gemma Jones

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Gemma Jones was born on December 4, 1942 in Marylebone, London, England as Jennifer R. Jones. She is an actress, known for Sense and Sensibility (1995), You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger (2010) and Bridget Jones's Diary (2001).

An English actress. She was born Jennifer Jones on December 4th, 1942 in London, England, UK. Madam Pomfrey in:

1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

41. Pauline Stone

Producer | Tikkabilla

Pauline Stone is known for her work on Tikkabilla (2002), Still (2014) and Boogie Beebies (2004).

42. Imelda Staunton

Actress | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Imelda Staunton was born on January 9, 1956 in Archway, London, England as Imelda Mary Philomena Bernadette Staunton. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Shakespeare in Love (1998) and Pride (2014). She has been married to Jim Carter since October 1983. ...

An English actress. Dolores Umbridge in: 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

43. Jim Broadbent

Actor | Moulin Rouge!

One of England's most versatile character actors, Jim Broadbent was born on May 24, 1949, in Lincolnshire, the youngest son of furniture maker Roy Laverick Broadbent and sculptress Doreen "Dee" (Findlay) Broadbent. Jim attended a Quaker boarding school in Reading before successfully applying for a ...

An English actor. Professor Horace Slughorn in: 1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

44. Emma Thompson

Actress | Sense and Sensibility

Emma Thompson was born on April 15, 1959 in Paddington, London, into a family of actors - father Eric Thompson and mother Phyllida Law, who has co-starred with Thompson in several films. Her sister, Sophie Thompson, is an actor as well. Her father was English-born and her mother is Scottish-born. ...

An English actress. Professor Sybil Trelawney in: 1. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

45. Daniel Radcliffe

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Daniel Jacob Radcliffe was born on July 23, 1989 in Fulham, London, England, to casting agent Marcia Gresham (née Jacobson) and literary agent Alan Radcliffe. His father is from a Northern Irish Protestant background, while his mother was born in South Africa, to a Jewish family (from Lithuania, ...

An English actor. Harry Potter in ALL 8 films.

46. Emma Watson

Actress | The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson was born in Paris, France, to English parents, Jacqueline Luesby and Chris Watson, both lawyers. She moved to Oxfordshire when she was five, where she attended the Dragon School. From the age of six, Emma knew that she wanted to be an actress and, for a number of years,...

An English actress. Hermione Granger in ALL 8 films.

47. Bonnie Wright

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Bonnie Francesca Wright was born on February 17, 1991 to jewelers Gary Wright and Sheila Teague. Her debut performance was in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) as Ron Weasley's little sister Ginny Weasley. Bonnie tried out for the film due to her older brother Lewis mentioning she ...

An English actress. Ginny Weasley in ALL 8 films.

48. Tom Felton

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Tom Felton was born in Epsom, Surrey, to Sharon and Peter Felton. He has been acting since he was 8 years old at the suggestion of an actress friend of his family who recognized Felton's theatrical qualities. Felton met with an agent, and two weeks later, after auditioning with over 400 other ...

An English actor. Draco Malfoy in ALL 8 films.

49. Fiona Shaw

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Shaw was already an acknowledged stage actress before she made a name for herself in television and film. It wasn't until the mid 1980s that director Jim Sheridan awarded her a role in his film My Left Foot (1989); the biographical film of Christy Brown, an Irishman confined to a body horribly ...

An Irish actress.

50. Harry Melling

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Melling started acting at the age of 10 in the Harry Potter films playing the role of Dudley Dursley.

In his mid-teens he joined the National Youth Theatre appearing in a number of shows including "The Master and Margarita".

Harry at the age of 18 attended the LAMDA (London Academy Of Music and...

51. Helen McCrory

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Award-winning actress Helen Elizabeth McCrory was born in London, England, to Welsh-born Anne (Morgans) and Scottish-born Iain McCrory, a diplomat (from Glasgow). She trained at the Chang-Ren Nian. She began her career on stage in the UK. She won the Manchester Evening News' Best Actress Award for ...

52. Timothy Spall

Actor | Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

Timothy Leonard Spall was born in Battersea, London, to Sylvia R. (Leonard), a hairdresser, and Joseph L. Spall, a postal worker. He was raised in London. Spall auditioned and earned a spot with the National Youth Theatre and later showed great promise at RADA where he portrayed the title roles in ...

53. Kathryn Hunter

Actress | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Kathryn Hunter was born on April 9, 1957 in New York, USA as Kathryn Hadjipateras. She is known for her work on Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Rome (2005) and A Midsummer Night's Dream (2014).

Mrs. Arabella Figg in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

54. Aaron Virdee

Actor | Merchant of Little Venice

Aaron Virdee was born on March 15, 1986 in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Merchant of Little Venice (2010), Azad & Jinnah: A Political Rivalry (2016) and Cold Blow Lane.

An English actor. Gryffindor Senior (uncredited) in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

55. Frances de la Tour

Actress | The History Boys

Frances de la Tour (born 30 July 1944) is an English actress, known for her role as Miss Ruth Jones in the television sitcom Rising Damp from 1974 until 1978. She is a Tony Award winner and three-time Olivier Award winner.

She performed as Mrs. Lintott in the play The History Boys in London and on ...

56. Robbie Coltrane

Actor | Cracker

Robbie Coltrane, one of Britain's most popular comedians who was head of debating society at school and won prizes for his art, is now a film star who played in two James Bond films and in the "Harry Potter" franchise.

Coltrane was born Anthony Robert McMillan on March 30, 1950, in Rutherglen, a ...

A Scottish actor. Rubeus Hagrid in ALL 8 films.

57. Miranda Richardson

Actress | The Crying Game

Miranda Richardson was born in Southport, Lancashire, England on March 3, 1958, to Marian Georgina (Townsend) and William Alan Richardson, a marketing executive. She has one sister, eight years her senior. Her parents and sister are not involved in the performing arts. At an early age she performed...

An English actress. Rita Skeeter in: 1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

58. Stanislav Yanevski

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Stanislav Yanevski was born on May 16, 1985 in Sofia, Bulgaria. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Hostel: Part II (2007) and The Cloaking.

A Bulgarian actor. Victor Krum in: 1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (uncredited)

59. Clémence Poésy

Actress | In Bruges

Clémence Poésy was born Clémence Guichard in Paris in 1982. She took her mother's maiden name, Poésy, as her stage name. She attended an alternative school for most of her education, but spent her last year at L'École alsacienne.

She trained at the "Conservatoire National Supérieur d'Art Dramatique",...

A French actress. Fleur Delacour in: 1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

60. Brendan Gleeson

Actor | The Guard

Brendan Gleeson was born in Dublin, Ireland, to Pat and Frank Gleeson. From a very young age, he loved to learn, especially reading classical text in and outside the classroom. He took great attention to Irish play writers such as Samuel Beckett, which eventually led to him performing in his high ...

An Irish actor.

61. Rhys Ifans

Actor | The Amazing Spider-Man

Rhys Ifans was born and raised in Haverfordwest, Pembrokeshire, Wales, the son of teacher parents, Beti Wyn (Davies) and Eirwyn Evans. He was educated in two Welsh language schools - Ysgol Pentrecelyn, where his mother taught, and Ysgol Maes Garmon. During his childhood, Ifans showed an interest in...

A Welch actor. Xenophilius Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

62. Ralph Fiennes

Actor | The Grand Budapest Hotel

Actor Ralph Nathaniel Twisleton-Wykeham-Fiennes was born on December 22, 1962 in Suffolk, England, to Jennifer Anne Mary Alleyne (Lash), a novelist, and Mark Fiennes, a photographer. He is the eldest of six children. Four of his siblings are also in the arts: Martha Fiennes, a director; Magnus ...

63. Angelica Mandy

Actress | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Angelica Mandy was born on August 25, 1992 in Bath, Somerset, England as Angelica Joyce Mandy. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Vanity Fair (2004) and The End (2012).

An English actress. Gabrielle Delacour in:

1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (uncredited)

64. Shirley Henderson

Actress | 24 Hour Party People

The eldest of three sisters, Shirley Henderson was born into a working-class family in the village of Kincardine in Fife, Scotland. As a teenager she sang locally and performed in school drama clubs. Her first break came when she watched a singer on the Opportunity Knocks (1956) TV talent program ...

A Scottish actress. Moaning Myrtle in:

1. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

65. Christian Coulson

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Christian Coulson was born on October 3, 1978 in Manchester, England as Christian Peter Coulson. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), The Hours (2002) and Leaving Circadia (2014).

An English actor. Tom Marvolo Riddle in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

66. Kenneth Branagh

Actor | Henry V

Kenneth Charles Branagh was born on December 10, 1960, in Belfast, Northern Ireland, to parents William Branagh, a plumber and carpenter, and Frances (Harper), both born in 1930. He has two siblings, William Branagh, Jr. (born 1955) and Joyce Branagh (born 1970). When he was nine, his family ...

67. Julie Christie

Actress | Doctor Zhivago

Julie Christie, the British movie legend whom Al Pacino called "the most poetic of all actresses," was born in Chabua, Assam, India, on April 14, 1940, the daughter of Rosemary (Ramsden), a painter, and Francis St. John "Frank" Christie, a tea planter. The young Christie grew up on her father's ...

69. Josh Herdman

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Joshua was born in Hampton, England to Martin and Jessica Herdman. He is the youngest of four boys. He started acting when he was about seven. His father is an actor and got him an agent. He got his big break when he auditioned for "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" and got the part of Gregory...

An English actor. Gregory Goyle in ALL 8 films.

70. Verne Troyer

Actor | The Love Guru

With a decades-long career as an actor and stuntman, Verne Troyer was best known for playing "Mini-Me," Dr. Evil's smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé, in the hit comedies Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002), and for his role in Harry ...

An American actor. He is also a midget actor (no offense by this). Griphook the Goblin in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

71. Carolyn Pickles

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Carolyn Pickles was born on February 8, 1952 in Wakefield, West Yorkshire, England. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), Tess (1979) and The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018).

An English actress. Charity Burbage in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

72. Jamie Campbell Bower

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Jamie Campbell Bower was born in London, England, to Anne Elizabeth (Roseberry), a music manager, and David Bower, who works for Gibson Guitar Co. His 4 times maternal great-grandfather was Sir John Campbell, the 7th Baronet of Ardnamurchan and Airds.

Jamie is also the lead singer in a band called "...

An English actor. Young Gellert Grindelwald in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

73. Jim Norton

Actor | The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas

Jim Norton was born on January 4, 1938 in Dublin, Ireland as James Norton. He is an actor, known for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas (2008), Straw Dogs (1971) and Water for Elephants (2011). He is married to Mary Larkin.

An Irish actor. Mr. Mason in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

74. Veronica Clifford

Actress | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Veronica Clifford was born on October 20, 1944 in Stirling, Scotland. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Alfie (2004) and Stan & Ollie (2018).

A Scottish actor. Mrs. Mason in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.

75. Katie Leung

Actress | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Katie Leung began her career when she was cast as Cho Chang in the Warner Brothers feature film Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, a role she subsequently reprised for Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (Parts I & II). Alongside her acting career, ...

76. James Phelps

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

James Phelps was born on February 25, 1986 in Sutton Coldfield, Birmingham, West Midlands, England as James Andrew Eric Phelps. He is known for his work on Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004).

77. Oliver Phelps

Actor | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Oliver Phelps was born about 13 minutes before his twin brother, James Phelps. He has always loved acting and appeared in many high school drama productions. In 2000 he and his brother were picked to play Fred (James) and George (Oliver) Weasley in the film adaptations of the Harry Potter book ...

78. Chris Rankin

Actor | Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Christopher William Rankin lived with his parents in his native New Zealand until age 6 when they moved back to England.

He found his love for acting at the age of 11, at Northgate High School in Norfolk, as a member of the Youth Theatre Company of Dereham Operatic Society. While in school, Chris ...

A New Zealander actor. Percy Weasley in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 4. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

79. Alfred Enoch

Actor | Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Alfred Lewis Enoch was born December 2, 1988 in Westminster, London, England, the son of English actor William Russell (William Russell Enoch) and Brazilian doctor Balbina Gutierrez. He is an actor, known for his role as Dean Thomas in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) (2001), Harry ...

A black English actor. Dean Thomas in all films except Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

80. Mark Williams

Actor | Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

Mark Williams was born on August 22, 1959 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, England. He is an actor and writer, known for Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009). He is married to Dianne Williams. They...

81. David O'Hara

Actor | Cowboys & Aliens

David Patrick O'Hara was born in Glasgow, Scotland, to Martha (née Scott) and Patrick O'Hara, a construction worker and raised in the Pollok section of Glasgow in a large Catholic family of Irish descent. His paternal great-grandfather was Irish.

After leaving school he was accepted for a Youth ...

A Scottish actor. Albert Runcorn in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

82. Rade Serbedzija

Actor | The Saint

Rade Serbedzija was born in Bunic (Korenica) in 1946. Graduated from the Academy of Dramatic Arts in Zagreb. Still a student, he started to play the leading roles in films and theater productions. He is remembered as an outstanding Peer Gynt, Don Juan, Georgij, Melkior, Oedipus, Hamlet, Leon and ...

A Croatian actor. Gregorovitch in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

83. Gary Oldman

Actor | Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy

Gary Oldman is a talented English movie star and character actor, renowned for his expressive acting style. One of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television, he is known for his roles as Sid Vicious in Sid and Nancy (1986), ...

84. George Harris

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

George Harris was born on October 20, 1949 in Grenada, British West Indies. He is an actor and producer, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007) and Layer Cake (2004).

A Grenadian actor. Kingsley Shacklebolt in: 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

85. Ciarán Hinds

Actor | The Woman in Black

Ciarán Hinds was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland on February 9, 1953. He was one of five children and the only son. His father was a doctor who hoped to have Ciarán follow in his footsteps, but that was not to be. It was his mother Moya, an amateur actress, who was the real influence behind his ...

An Irish actor. Aberforth Dumbledore in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

86. Julie Walters

Actress | Billy Elliot

For decades, British actress and comedienne Dame Julie Walters has served as a sturdy representation of the working class with her passionate, earthy portrayals on England's stage, screen and television. A bona fide talent, her infectious spirit and self-deprecating sense of humor eventually ...

87. Jason Isaacs

Actor | Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

Jason Isaacs was born in Liverpool, the third of four children of Sheila and Eric Isaacs. His parents were both from Jewish families (from Eastern Europe). He studied law at Bristol University and graduated in 1985 with a degree in law but decided to study acting. While at Bristol University, he ...

88. Zoë Wanamaker

Actress | My Family

Zoë Wanamaker was born on May 13, 1949 in New York City, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for My Family (2000), Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001) and Prime Suspect (1991). She has been married to Gawn Grainger since November 1994.

An American British actress. Madame Hooch in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Death Eater in:

1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

90. Evanna Lynch

Actress | Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince

Evanna Patricia Lynch is an Irish actress. Born in the town of Termonfeckin in Ireland, she is one of four children to Donal and Marguerite Lynch. Her acting career began in 2007 when she competed in an open audition against nearly 15,000 girls, and won the coveted role of Luna Lovegood in the "...

An Irish actress. Luna Lovegood in: 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 4. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

91. Miriam Margolyes

Actress | The Age of Innocence

A veteran of stage and screen, award-winning actress Miriam Margolyes has achieved success on both sides of the Atlantic. Winner of the BAFTA Best Supporting Actress award in 1993 for The Age of Innocence (1993) she also received Best Supporting Actress at the 1989 LA Critics Circle Awards for her ...

92. John Hurt

Actor | Nineteen Eighty-Four

This transatlantic talent was born John Vincent Hurt on January 22, 1940 in Shirebrook, a coal mining village near the busy market town of Chesterfield, in Derbyshire, England. He is the son of Phyllis (Massey), an engineer and one-time actress, and Arnold Herbert Hurt, an Anglican clergyman and ...

93. Robert Pattinson

Actor | Twilight

Robert Douglas Thomas Pattinson was born May 13, 1986 in London, England, to Richard Pattinson, a car dealer importing vintage cars, and Clare Pattinson (née Charlton), who worked as a booker at a model agency. He grew up in Barnes, southwest London with two older sisters and attended Tower House ...

An English actor. Cedric Diggory in: 1. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 2. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

94. Geraldine Somerville

Actress | Gosford Park

Geraldine Somerville was born in Dublin. She lived in Co. Meath until she was six, when her parents moved to the Isle of Man. Geraldine went to dance classes from the age of 6 and, at the age of 8, she attended the Arts Educational School in Tring, Hertfordshire. There, she was taught ballet, music...

An Irish actress. Lily Potter in ALL 8 films.

95. David Thewlis

Actor | Naked

David Thewlis was born David Wheeler in 1963 in Blackpool, Lancashire, to Maureen (Thewlis) and Alec Raymond Wheeler, and lived with his parents above their combination wallpaper and toy shop during his childhood. Originally, he came to London with his band Door 66, however he changed his plans and...

96. Natalia Tena

Actress | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Natalia Tena was born on November 1, 1984 in London, England as Natalia Gastiain Tena. She is an actress, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009).

97. Adrian Rawlins

Actor | Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2

Adrian Rawlins was born on March 27, 1958 in Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire, England. He is an actor, known for Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005) and Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002).

An English actor. James Potter in: 1. Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2. Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 3. Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban 4. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire 5. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 6. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 7. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

98. Guy Henry

Actor | Rogue One

Guy Henry is a British stage and screen actor. He is best-known for his roles in Rome (2005) and John Adams (2008). He trained at RADA (1979-1981). He has done most of his work at the Royal Shakespeare Company. He has appeared in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter ...

An English actor. Pius Thicknesse in: 1. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II

99. Arben Bajraktaraj

Actor | Taken

Arben Bajraktaraj is an actor, known for Taken (2008), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010) and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).

Antonin Dolohov in: 1. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I

100. Ralph Ineson

Actor | The VVitch: A New-England Folktale

Ralph Ineson was born on December 15, 1969 in Leeds, West Yorkshire, England. He is an actor, known for The Witch (2015), Guardians of the Galaxy (2014) and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018).

An English actor. Amycus Carrow in: 1. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince 2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I 3. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II



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