Harry Potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after Hogwarts?

While we recently saw Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas) starring in the “Foundation” series, find out what happened to the former Hogwarts students in the “Harry Potter saga (apart from Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint).

Cedric Diggory, Luna Lovegood, Neville Longbottom, Ginny Weasley … After having lent their features to these Hogwarts students for several years in Harry Potter, were their interpreters able to continue their career as actors in cinema and television? While Alfred Enoch, who played Dean Thomas in the magic saga, is currently in the cast of the Foundation series (adapted from the work of Isaac Asimov), focus on the former classmates of the little wizard.

Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Interpreter of the strange and wacky Luna Lovegood since the fifth installment of the Harry Potter saga, Evanna Lynch has been rather discreet since 2011, and has only played in 3 feature films, which have not been released in French theaters : the drama My Name is Emily, in which she starred, and the comedies GBF and Madness in the Method.

Katie Leung (Cho Chang)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Interpreter of Cho Chang, the first girlfriend of Harry potter in the fifth installment of the saga, Katie Leung continued her career as an actress on television, stringing together several more or less important roles in One Child (a series on adoption), in Chimerica or even in Annika. We will soon be able to see her in the cast of Arcane, a new series set in the world of the famous League of Legends game.

Alfred Enoch (Dean Thomas)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Recently seen in the series Foundation (adapted from the work ofIsaac asimov) as Raych Foss, Alfred Enoch lent his features to the student of Gryffindor Dean Thomas in the saga Harry potter. Between the two, we could notably see him play in the series Murder, where he held one of the main roles alongside Viola Davis.

Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Interpreter of Ron’s discreet little sister who will eventually become Harry Potter’s companion, Bonnie Wright has rarely reappeared in the cinema as an actress since the end of the magical saga.

On the other hand, she became a director of clips and short films, including Separate We Come, Separate We Go (with David Thewlis, who played Remus Lupine in Harry Potter), presented at Cannes in 2012. She is currently working on her first feature film: a horror action movie called Unearthed.

Luke Youngblood (Lee Jordan)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Only present in the first two opus of the saga Harry potter – in which he played Gryffindor pupil Lee Jordan – comedian Luke Youngblood has since distinguished himself in the series Community (where he played the character of Magnitude) and Galavant, in the role of Sid. Since 2019, he has also lent his voice to Frostee Benson, one of the animated heroes of Fast & Furious: The spies in the race.

Matthew Lewis (Neville Longbottom)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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After playing Neville Longbottom – one of the most loyal comrades of Harry potter – in the 8 feature films of the magic saga, Matthew Lewis continued his acting career more discreetly by appearing in particular in the English series Happy Valley and The Syndicate, or in the romance Avant toi alongside Emilia Clarke.

Hugh Mitchell (Colin Crivey)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Interpreter of young Colin Crivey, paralyzed by the dreaded basil in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Hugh Mitchell also had a small role in The Da Vinci Code (where he played the character of Paul Bettany at a young age). Side English series, we could see him appear in the cast of Parade’s End, Whitechapel or The White Queen.

Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Even though he wasn’t a student at Hogwarts, Dudley Dursley – Harry Potter’s insufferable cousin – still appeared quite often in the saga. After having lent him his features five times, comedian Harry Melling has more or less disappeared from the radar for about 6 years.

We could then find him at the cinema in The Lost City of Z of James gray, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs by the Coen brothers or the Devil, all the time on Netflix. As for the series, he recently appeared in an episode of His Dark Materials, and more frequently in The Lady’s Game.

James and Oliver Phelps (Fred and George Weasley)

Harry potter: what happened to these 12 student actors after hogwarts?
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Almost absent from the screens since the end of the magic saga, in which they played Ron’s facetious twin brothers since Harry potter and the sorcerer’s stone, James and Oliver Phelps will soon star in Edgar Wright’s next film: the psychological thriller Last Night in Soho, alongside Thomasin McKenzie, Anya Taylor-Joy and Matt Smith.

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