How the young actors from “Harry Potter” continued their film careers: the most striking roles since the most famous wizard franchise

The last film about the adventures of Harry Potter and his friends was released in 2011, more than 10 years ago. What about the other Hogwarts alumni? Where are they now, what are they doing? This is about the actors who played them – how did their careers in films and TV series continue?

For some young actors (all in their 30s), it did not continue at all or continued very modestly, but today we will only mention a select few who have had at least one notable project (and a more or less prominent role in it) since Harry Potter.

Let’s see who the famous Wizarding World franchise really was a springboard to a truly successful acting career, and who just starred in a few scenes purely out of inertia, and will remain in history solely as a performer of one of the characters in “Harry Potter”.

Matthew Lewis (32)

Role in Harry Potter: Neville Longbottom.

Most notable project since: Me Before You (2016), Terminal (2018).

Bonnie Wright (30)

The role in Harry Potter: Ginny Weasley.

Most notable project since: The Philosophers (2013).

Rupert Grint (33)

Role in Harry Potter: Ron Weasley.

Most notable projects since: The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (2013) and Servant (2019-…).

Tom Felton (34)

The role in Harry Potter: Draco Malfoy.

Most notable projects since: Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011), Murder in the First (2014), Ophelia (2018) and the TV series The Flash (2014-…).

Evanna Lynch (30)

Role in Harry Potter: Luna Lovegood.

Most notable project since: G.B.F. (Gay Best Friend) (2013).

Alfred Enoch (33)

A role in Harry Potter: Dean Thomas.

Most notable project since: How to Get Away with Murder (2014-2015).

Harry Melling (32)

A role in Harry Potter: Dudley Dursle.

Most notable projects after: The Queen’s Gambit (2020), The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018) and The Old Guard (2020), The Tragedy of Macbeth (2021).

Emma Watson (31)

Role in Harry Potter: Hermione Grainger.

Most notable projects after: The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), Noah (2014), Colonia (2015), Beauty and the Beast (2017) and Little Women (2019).

Daniel Radcliffe (32)

Role in Harry Potter: Harry Potter.

Most notable projects after: The Woman in Black (2012), A Young Doctor’s Notebook (2012-2013), Kill Your Darlings (2013), Victor Frankenstein (2015), Swiss Army Man (2016) and Guns Akimbo (2019).

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