With the TV special Harry Potter 20th Anniversary: ââReturn to Hogwarts Airing on HBO Max on New Years Day, Potter Fever is back with a vengeance.
Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson, the three stars who played Harry, Ron and Hermione, are all ready to share their memories of the pop culture phenomenon, and so naturally, interest has increased in what the actors are so far.
While the franchise has made household names of the three, other actors who have appeared in the films have found success in front of and behind the camera, including Alfred Enoch, who played Gryffindor Dean Thomas, and Ginny Weasley, played by the actress Bonnie Wright. , who is now a successful producer and director.
Most successful of all, however, was the actor who only starred in one movie, Goblet of Fire. Robert Pattinson, who played murdered schoolboy Cedric Diggory, went on to star in the highly successful dusk movies and will soon hit the big screen as the new Batman.
Here’s what happened to the stars of Harry potter…
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)
Estimated to have made around $ 100 million for his role as Harry Potter in all eight films of the franchise, Radcliffe could have retired at 22, his age when Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2 was released in 2011.
But upon winning the role at the age of 11, the British star was bitten by the acting bug, and he went on to star in more films and appear on stage.
Radcliffe, now 32, appeared in the big screen adaptation of The woman in black, as good as Now you see me 2 and independent project, Horns.
On stage he starred in Equus and How to be successful in business without really trying on Broadway, and recently appeared as Ezekiel Brown in the television series, Miracle workers.
Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley)
Grint, 33, also made his acting debut when he won the role of Harry Potter’s calamity-prone best friend.
His choice of role between Potter films looked at smaller independent films, such as Cherry Bomb and Instruments of darkness.
On television, he played the role of rich boy Charlie Cavendish in To tear out and more recently in a television show Servant. In 2020, he welcomed his first child, daughter Mercredi, along with fellow actress Georgia Groome.
Emma Watson (Hermione Granger)
The English actress directed it Potter success in a well-respected film career, starring big budget films such as 2019 Little woman, as well as lower rates, such as Charlie’s world.
Her 2017 turn as Belle in Disney’s live-action remake of The beauty and the Beast saw the film earn over $ 1 billion at the box office.
In 2009, she took a hiatus from acting to go to college, studying English Literature at the prestigious Brown University in the United States, graduating in 2014.
Offscreen, Watson’s role as a United Nations Goodwill Ambassador has led her to champion women’s issues such as education and healthcare across the world.
Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)
He has a fortune of $ 20 million, but the actor revealed he almost went bankrupt after spending his Harry potter pay on “typical teenage stuff”.
Felton, 34, who played Potter’s nemesis Draco Malfoy in the movies, has spent spending spree, recounting the Daily mail: âI wasted a lot of money on cars – mostly BMWs – for myself and my family. My mother said to me: ‘You worked hard for this so take what you want, but be careful, you are going to lose money on the cars. And she was right.
A huge tax bill and ushers at the door persuaded the actor to put his finances in order and he’s been a regular TV and film maker ever since, with no less than five new projects underway.
Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
Lewis was already somewhat of a seasoned actor when he signed on to play the hapless but courageous Neville Longbottom in the movies, having starred in British TV series including Heartbeat and Dalziel and Pascoe.
His famous ‘glow’ – the act of transforming from ugly duckling to swan – was revealed when he posed topless on Instagram and turned the deer-toothed actor into a heartbeat of sorts.
He went on to appear in the film Me before you next to Game of thrones actress Emilia Clarke, and currently playing the role of Hugh Hulton in the British television remake of All creatures big and small.
In 2018, he married Angela Jones, whom he met at the Wizarding World of Harry Potter where she worked as an events coordinator.
Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
Although she retains the love of acting, Wright, 30, has stepped behind the camera in recent years to direct.
Founding his own production company, BonBonLumiÃ¨re, his first directorial project was the 2012 drama We come apart, we come apart, we go, featuring her Potter co-starring David Thewlis.
She directed another of her co-stars, Jason Isaacs, who played Draco Malfoy’s father, Lucius, in 2018 Medusa pegs, and has directed music videos for Pete Yorn and Scarlett Johansson.
A fervent environmental activist, she is an ambassador for Greenpeace.
Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
Beating over 15,000 hopes in an open casting to win the role of Luna Lovegood, the now 30-year-old actress has been immersed in independent filmmaking and charity work since filming ended in 2011.
Main roles in the years 2015 My name is Emily and 2019 Madness in the method were followed by a stint in season 27 of the reality show, Dancing with the stars, in which she came third.
Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas)
The young actor caught Hollywood’s attention playing Dean Thomas in the movies, appearing in seven of the eight films.
Since her conclusion, the London-born star has juggled further education with roles in film and television.
A graduate of the University of Oxford, where he studied modern languages, he appeared on an acclaimed UK television show. Broadchurch, before landing the role of Wes Gibbins in How to get away with Murder.
Enoch, 33, also began to tread the boards, playing Romeo in a production of Romeo and Juliet at the Globe Theater in London.
Robert Pattinson (CÃ©dric Diggory)
Of all the stars of Harry potter, Robert Pattinson has been the most successful in Hollywood.
Newly appeared in the movies, he landed the lead role of Edward Cullen in the film adaptation of dusk, propelling him into public consciousness and pop culture, where he has remained ever since.
The mixing of independent films, such as Good time and Lighthouse, with big budget rates, including the breathtaking Principle, Dior Homme’s face will then appear on the big screen donning the bat costume as the next Batman in a rebooted series.
James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley)
Although they had never acted before, the twins won the roles of Ron’s older brothers in all eight films, with Fred dying at the Battle of Hogwarts.
The couple remained active in the Potter community, attending openings and conventions, as well as the grand opening of Universal Orlando’s new ride, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure.
Their Normal not normal podcast, in which they reflect on what is and isn’t considered normal, began its third season in 2021.
Katie Leung (Cho Chang)
Winning the role of Cho Chang may have made the Scottish actress famous, but it has also opened her up to a lot of criticism and racist attacks online. online to dare to date Harry Potter.
After Deathly Hallows: Part 2, Leung, 33, landed roles in the Trainspotting suite and The foreigner facing Pierce Brosnan.
A stint on television saw its star in The nest, Roadkill and Annika, and she will then appear as Ash in the upcoming Amazon Prime series The ringroad.
ClÃ©mence PoÃ©sy (Fleur Delacour)
The French actress made her mark in Goblet of Fire, reappearing in Deathly Hallows: Part 1 and Part 2, for his marriage to Bill Weasley and for the funeral of house elf Dobby.
Since leaving her role as a student at the Beauxbatons Academy of Magic, Poesy, 39, has worked solidly in films, with roles in 127 hours, In Bruges and War and peace like Natasha Rostova.
She teamed up with her Potter co-starring Robert Pattinson in Principle, and will then appear in television series The Essex Serpent, based on Sarah Perry’s book.
Update: December 9, 2021, 4:10 a.m.