JK Rowling turns 48 this month and while that woman has still got a lot of writing left in her, she will go down in history and (remain forever in our hearts) as the creator of our beloved Harry Potter series.
A moment of silence, please.
Young wizards are accepted into Hogwarts at the age of 11. They attend the school for 7 years, graduating at age 17 because wizards come of age at 17 instead of 18. We met the Harry Potter movie cast in 2001 when The Sorcerer’s Stone debuted and we watched them grow up. The last movie came out in 2011—which means those wonderful Harry Potter years of read-the-book and then wait-for-the-movie lasted a whole decade. Ten years!
Harry and his cronies changed a lot during those formative years at Hogwarts, and so did Daniel Radcliffe! Take a look to see the Harry Potter cast, then and now.
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