Then and now: Where are these Harry Potter actors now?

Arpita Chatterjee
·4-min read
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11:  (L-R) Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Matthew Lewis attend the New York premiere of
NEW YORK, NY - JULY 11: (L-R) Tom Felton, Emma Watson, Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Matthew Lewis attend the New York premiere of "Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2" at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 11, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Stephen Lovekin/Getty Images)

Usually, the stars of Harry Potter are chosen with significant consideration. Harry Potter is without a doubt a well-known character. Other Harry Potter actors and actresses, on the other hand, have made a lifelong impression on both children and adults. These actors and actresses are primarily responsible for getting Harry Potter into youthful and young-at-heart people's homes.

Years would pass until these characters were ready to shed their Harry Potter personas and be remembered as full-fledged adults. And you'll be shocked to see how much many actors have improved, some of whom you cannot even remember appearing in the films.

Here are seven 'Longbottomed' Harry Potter actors. Let's take a peek at a couple of examples.

ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 27:  Actor Matthew Lewis answers questions during the fourth annual celebration of
ORLANDO, FL - JANUARY 27: Actor Matthew Lewis answers questions during the fourth annual celebration of "Harry Potter" at Universal Orlando on January 27, 2017 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Gerardo Mora/Getty Images)

Matthew Lewis: The actor is most known for his role as 'UNCONFIDENT' Neville in Harry Potter and 'The Philosopher's Stone. His filmography isn't all that impressive. He has frequently acted as a model and has starred in a variety of television roles. His only notable film role since Harry Potter was in 'Me Before You. He also has a supporting part in the British drama -'Girlfriends'.

LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02:  Genevieve Gaunt attends Annabel's for the live Mark Ronson DJ performance at Annabel's on March 2, 2016 in London, England.  (Photo by Darren Gerrish/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 02: Genevieve Gaunt attends Annabel's for the live Mark Ronson DJ performance at Annabel's on March 2, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Darren Gerrish/Getty Images)

Genevieve Gaunt: In Harry Potter and the 'Prisoner of Azkaban', Genevieve Gaunt played Pansy Parkinson. She's been a regular on the hit British drama 'The Royals', and she's even working on a few film roles. Gaunt's unlikable look has faded, and he is now undeniably attractive.

SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 23: Actress Bonnie Wright arrives at Heal The Bay's Bring Back The Beach Annual Awards Gala at Jonathan Beach Club on May 23, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)
SANTA MONICA, CALIFORNIA - MAY 23: Actress Bonnie Wright arrives at Heal The Bay's Bring Back The Beach Annual Awards Gala at Jonathan Beach Club on May 23, 2019 in Santa Monica, California. (Photo by Amanda Edwards/Getty Images)

Bonnie Wright: Bonnie Wright played Ginny Weasley in the Harry Potter films. The actress is mainly known for her role in 'Half-Blood Prince and 'Prisoner of Azkaban'. Wright has served as a model for a long time. But her filmography has been sparse since her days as wizard days though having acted in a few films.

SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19:  Tom Felton attends YouTube's
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 19: Tom Felton attends YouTube's "Origin" Press Line during Comic-Con International 2018 at Hilton Bayfront on July 19, 2018 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jerod Harris/Getty Images)

Tom Felton: All on set, including Emma Watson, had a crush on Felton, according to Watson. He grew into his position and was an excellent foil for Daniel Radcliffe, starting with 'Prisoner of Azkaban'. He can be seen on The CW in the hit show 'The Flash'.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 19: Actor Rupert Grint attends Apple TV+'s
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - NOVEMBER 19: Actor Rupert Grint attends Apple TV+'s "Servant" World Premiere at BAM Howard Gilman Opera House on November 19, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Gary Gershoff/WireImage)

Rupert Grint: Rupert Grint is one of the most well-known characters in Harry Potter films. He has kept a low profile recently, but he still has millions of fans around the world. He played another loser-style character in Ed Sheeran's song 'Lego House'.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 15: Daniel Radcliffe of TBS’s Miracle Workers attends the WarnerMedia Upfront 2019 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 15, 2019 in New York City. 602140 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for WarnerMedia)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 15: Daniel Radcliffe of TBS’s Miracle Workers attends the WarnerMedia Upfront 2019 arrivals on the red carpet at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on May 15, 2019 in New York City. 602140 (Photo by Dimitrios Kambouris/Getty Images for WarnerMedia)

Daniel Radcliffe: Daniel Radcliffe, who portrayed Harry Potter (the main protagonist) in the Harry Potter films, has recently established himself as a Hollywood actor. He's changed his style to suit the demands of his film roles. He may pull off various looks for 'Victor Frankenstein' roles, such as clean-shaven buzz cuts or a mop. Daniel has a beard and uncut hair, and he's a hunk to behold.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 07: Emma Watson attends the world premiere of
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 07: Emma Watson attends the world premiere of "Little Women" at Museum of Modern Art on December 07, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Taylor Hill/WireImage,)

Emma Watson: Emma Watson has never gone overlooked since she was a teen. Even though Harry Potter and the 'Philosopher's Stone was published in 2001, boys her age were left open-mouthed. A bookworm with bushy eyebrows, on the other hand, would indicate that she was destined to play nerd girl types with people a little older in the future. When Emma Watson was a student, she was contacted by modelling agents. She agreed and went on to work with a variety of corporations as a brand ambassador.