25 Fun Facts About The Cast Of Harry Potter Every Fan Wants To Know

Would you like to know some fun facts about the cast of Harry Potter? It’s hard to believe the Harry Potter movies have been over for years now. The Harry Potter cast has grown up and moved on to other projects and other careers. While they may have moved on, the fans haven’t. There’s no doubt the films will be cherished for generations. Perhaps the most die-hard fans know every little detail about the Harry Potter mythology, but do they know what happened behind the scenes? Today we’re going to share with you 25 fun facts about the cast of Harry Potter every fan wants to know.

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Actor Robbie Coltrane, who played Hagrid, got a fruit bat and a mini-fan stuck in his beard.

robbie coltraneSource: https://thestralsbooks.wordpress.com/tag/robbie-coltrane/

The actors who play Mad Eye Moody and Bill Weasley are actually father and son in real life.

brooklynSource: http://thesuperscreen.blogspot.com/2012/08/bill-weasleys-dad-is-mad-eye-moody.html


The actress who played Moaning Myrtle was 37 and 41-years-old when she appeared in two Harry Potter films.

moaning myrtleSource: https://moviepilot.com/p/harry-potter-moaning-myrtle-age/4147764

Despite rumors, the actors who played Fred and George Weasley did not switch places in scenes.

james and oliver phelpsSource: http://www.heraldextra.com/rumor-mill---switching-characters-on-set/image_d1f18c3e-255e-58fe-85e4-fceb3bf2176b.html


On Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, a lice outbreak spread among the young cast.

harry potter chambersSource: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0295297/trivia

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