In 2001, the first film about a boy with a scar on his forehead, Harry Potter, was released. The young wizard has since conquered the hearts of not only children and adolescents but also adults.
Indeed, the plot of works about Harry Potter does not let go until you read all the books to the last letter.
Today, we offer you to see how Harry Potter actors have changed from their time on the wizardry sequel.
Donal Gleeson (Bill Weasley)
The famous Irish actor Donal Gleason played the role of one of the Weasley's older brother, Bill. The actor took part in the last two Harry Potter films.
He starred in the film Boyfriend from the Future, in an episode of the TV series Black Mirror. He also played a leading role in the Star Wars franchise
Daniel Radcliffe (Harry Potter)
Daniel Radcliffe played the main character, Harry Potter, in the sequel. Daniel auditioned for the role when he was 10 and was immediately liked by the best-selling author J.K. Rowling.
Now, Radcliffe chooses the most interesting projects and tries himself in theatrical plays. Daniel also writes poetry, plays cricket, and actively fights for minority rights.
Tom Felton (Draco Malfoy)
Draco Malfoy, played by Tom Felton, was Harry's main opponent among the children in Hogwarts.
Now, Tom Felton continues to feature in films, trying on different roles actively. Also, the actor managed to record two music albums with his compositions.
Rupert Grint (Ron Weasley)
Rupert Grint played Harry Potter’s best friend, Ron Weasley. Ron is the younger brother in the big and poor Weasley family. In the film, the character is reincarnated from a cowardly and unsociable teenager into a bold and intelligent hero.
After the end of the shooting of the 8th film, the Rupert continues to maintain a friendly relationship with Emma Watson, emphasizing that he treats her like a sister.
Katie Leung (Cho Chang)
Katie Leung played the Harry Potter’s first girlfriend in the film, Cho Chang. This role was the debut for the actress, and Katie got it when she was 18 years old.
After Harry Potter, Cathy managed to star in the series Agatha Christie's Poirot, and after that, her acting career stopped. Now the actress is studying at the University of Arts, London.
Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
This Irish actress played the role of an eccentric student of Hogwarts Luna Lovegood. Although she started acting in films only at the age of 14, she became acquainted with J.K. Rowling when she was 11.
However, her acting career is not very successful now, despite many positive reviews from critics and spectators.
Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
Ginny Weasley has a significant role in the whole Harry Potter story. In the second film, she is influenced by the main villain and began dating Harry Potter in the sixth.
In the eighth, she became his wife and played in the final scene.
Now, the actress continues to take part in shooting films, although her acting career stopped a little.
Emma Watson (Hermione Granger)
Emma Watson performed one of the leading roles - the role of Hermione Granger. After the end of the Harry Potter films, Emma continues to participate in the shooting very actively.
She has appeared in several successful films which include: an epic film titled Noah, The Perks of Being a Wallflower and The Bling Ring.
In addition to filming, Watson manages to lead an active social life. She is known for her struggle for women's rights and gender equality.
Luke Youngblood (Lee Jordan)
This charming boy was immediately approved for the role of Lee Jordan - a friend of the weasel twins Weasley. Even though Luke Youngblood appeared only in 2 Harry Potter films, he managed to be remembered by fans and critics.
Luke continues to develop his acting career and has starred in 12 films and television series. Among them is the popular TV series Community and Galavant. Also, Luke successfully records songs.
Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley)
Harry Melling played the brother of the protagonist - Dudley Dursley in the saga.
Dudley was a fat, spoiled, ill-bred boy, who always teased Potter.
Now, the actor is trying to build his career. He actively takes part in theatrical plays, and regularly goes to castings.
Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)
Lewis went from playing a dorky underdog whose notoriously wore a fat suit for all eight movies to posing shirtless in boxers for Attitude magazine.
His transformation began after a short stint in the theater, world where he had a supporting role in Verdict, a touring version of the Agatha Christie play.
Lewis returned to the big screen, playing Louisa Clark’s (Emilia Clarke) longtime boyfriend Patrick in the romantic drama Me Before You.
Alfie Enoch (Dean Thomas)
After starring in seven of the eight Harry Potter movies, Enoch decided to trade the wizarding school for one of the most prestigious schools in the world, Oxford University, earning a bachelor’s degree in modern languages.
After he graduated, he decided to go back to acting, this time on the Broadway stage.
After breaking boundaries on the stage, it was not long until Enoch got his big break in American TV, taking on a starring role as Web Gibbins in Shondaland's How to Get Away With Murder.
Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown)
Jessie made her debut in the Harry Potter films Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and whilst she dazzled as Lavender, she now balances her occasional acting roles with a quieter life as an illustrator.
Jessie recently published her first comic book, titled Lovesick. She is now also a mum-of-one and frequently posts pictures of herself and her son on her social media accounts.
Devon Murray (Seamus Finnigan)
Before he played Harry’s fellow Gryffindor, Seamus, (a character who was, in his own words, The Silly Irish Guy Who Kept Blowing Up) Devon had already starred in productions including This is my Father and Angela’s Ashes. However, post-Potter, he’s not had any major film or TV roles.
Afshan Azad (Padma Patil)
Afshan is no longer the little lady that Ron Weasley took to the Yule Ball anymore!
The actress is now based in Manchester and frequently posts pictures of herself shopping and on nights out with friends – sounds like a typical 27-year-old to us!