Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Fun with Find a Grave: Harry Potter
Today's Character Name: Characters from Harry Potter Series
Harry Potter is a series of seven novels written by J.K. Rowling, with the first book released on 03 Jun 1997.
J.K. Rowling - Joanne "Jo" Rowling
B: 31 Jul 1965
D: Still Living
Most of the Harry Potter main characters (actors) are still living.
~Harry James Potter
B: 31 Jul 1980 (same bday month and day as the author)
(Google states Harry's 17th birthday was 31 Jul 1997)
So, how many Harry Potter's are there on Find a Grave??
Harry Potter: 347!
Harry James Potter: 1
-- The one Harry James Potter on Find a Grave was:
Harry James Potter
B: 13 Aug 1947
D: 30 Jul 2003-- Buried in Community Cemetery
in Iowa County, Iowa.
His parents were Harry H. Potter (1920-1983) & Dorothy Mae Busby (1925-2010).
In the films, Harry Potter is played by Daniel Jacob Radcliffe, B: 23 Jul 1989.
(There are 18 Daniel Radcliffe's on Find a Grave).
~Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley
B: 01 Mar 1980
So, how many Ronald Weasley's were there on Find a Grave? 0!!
In the films, Ron is played by Rupert Alexander Lloyd Grint, B: 24 Aug 1988.
(There is also no Rupert Grint's on Find a Grave).
~Hermoine Jean Granger
B: 19 Sep 1979
So, how many Hermoine Granger's are on Find a Grave? 0!! (Doesn't surprise me though)
In the films, Hermoine was played by Emma Charlotte Duerre Watson, B: 15 Apr 1990).
(There are 643 Emma Watson's on Find a Grave)
~Albus Dumbledore -- Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore
B: 03 Aug 1881
So, how many Albus Dumbledore's are there on Find a Grave? 0!
I searched "Albus Dumbledore" as well as just the surname Dumbledore, found nothing.
In the films, Dumbledore was played by 2 different actors:
Richard Harris (films 1-2) & Michael Gambon (Films 3-8)
Richard St. John Harris
B: 01 Oct 1930
D: 25 Oct 2002-- Buried: Cremated, Ashes scattered at his home in the Bahamas.
"Richard Harris" on Find a Grave: 1,633!!!
Sir Michael John Gambon
B: 19 Oct 1940
D: Still Living
"Michael Gambon" on Find a Grave: 4
"Michael John Gambon" on Find a Grave: 0