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Harry Potter Characters Fun Facts

There are many interesting things about the characters in the Harry Potter series that even the fans of this immensely popular series might have failed to notice.

Go through the fun facts and get to know more about these characters.

Harry Potter Characters Fun Facts

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Griphook was the bank goblin who helped Harry Potter steal Helga Hufflepuff's cup along with his friends. The Gringotts Wizarding Bank was founded by Griphook in 1474.
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Hedwig was Harry Potter’s owl. He had got it as a birthday present from Hagrid when he went to buy his supplies at Diagon Alley.
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The pet dog of Rubeus Hagrid was called Fang. Fang was a large boarhound and was a called a coward by Hagrid.
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There were four positions at the Quidditch, namely, seeker, keeper, chaser, and beater. Harry Potter played at the seeker position.
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The British actress Helena Bonham Carter played the character Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter series. She was the first cousin to Harry Potter’s godfather, Sirius.
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Severus Snape, a double agent for Dumbledore, was the potion and later Defence against the Dark Arts professor at Hogwarts.
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The caretaker of Hogwarts was Argus Filch. He was a squib which meant that he had no magical abilities though being born out of magical parents.
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The half-giant and half-human in the Harry Potter movie are Rubeus Hagrid, who is also the Keeper of Keys and Grounds of Hogwarts.
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Robert Pattinson was the actor who played the character of Cedric Diggory. In the movie, he Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.
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Minerva McGonagall is the head of Gryffindor's house. Her mother was a witch, while her father was a muggle. The character was played by the English actress Maggie Smith.

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