Even The Most Devoted Harry Potter Fan Doesn't Remember This

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Okay, so you probably remember that Robert Pattinson first came to our attention as the heroic Cedric Diggory in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. When it comes to some of these other famous faces, however, your memory might be as cloudy as Hermione’s crystal ball in Professor Trelawney’s divination class.

November is a huge month in Harry Potter anniversaries. Today marks the 14th anniversary of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone arriving in theaters. The series' second film, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, hit screens 13 years ago, yesterday. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, the fourth movie in the saga, celebrates its tenth anniversary on November 18, while the penultimate film — Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 — hit screens five years ago on November 19.

In honor of the occasion, we decided to look through the casts of the entire Harry Potter canon. You’d be surprised what you learn when you comb through the archives. Some extremely famous faces popped up very early on in the Potter films. Many of them were complete unknowns at the time. A few were just extras, when talented students were needed to populate the Hogwarts student body, while others had surprisingly fun cameos if, say, a band was needed for the Yule Ball in Goblet of Fire.

And so, without further ado, accio, people you completely forgot were in Harry Potter movies!
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Alfred Enoch
Role: Dean Thomas
Films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Enoch has a decent-sized role in the H.P. movies. Dean is part of Harry’s extended group of friends in Gryffindor, and he becomes the full-time chaser on the house Quidditch team during their sixth year. He also dates Ginny Weasley before Harry. Here he is getting extremely excited about something (probably Quidditch), and yes, that is Julianne Hough in the blurry foreground. More on her later.
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Alfred Enoch
Enoch disappeared for a bit after the Harry Potter films ended, but now he’s back as one of the central characters on How to Get Away With Murder.
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Verne Troyer
Role: Griphook the Goblin
Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone (2001)

Griphook works at Gringotts Wizarding Bank. He meets his demise at Lord Voldemort’s hands after betraying Harry Potter.
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Verne Troyer
He’s best known for playing Mini-Me in Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and Austin Powers in Goldmember, but between Powers movies, Troyer made an appearance in the first Harry Potter film. Troyer has two movies coming out in 2015: Gnome Alone and Convenience.
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John Cleese
Role: Nearly Headless Nick
Films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

As the ghost of Gryffindor Tower, Nearly Headless Nick (born Nicholas de Mimsy-Porpington) is always happy to point lost house members to class and other locations around Hogwarts.
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John Cleese
The Monty Python great recently toured with fellow Python Eric Idle. Cleese also just published a book called So, Anyway.
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Fiona Shaw
Role:
Aunt Petunia Dursley
Films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002), Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Pictured here with Uncle Vernon (Richard Griffiths).
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Fiona Shaw
You might remember Aunt Petunia, but did you realize that the actress who played her also starred in True Blood as Marnie Stonebrook?
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Luke Youngblood
Role: Lee Jordan
Films: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001), Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

And hey, there’s Professor McGonagall (Maggie Smith)!
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Luke Youngblood
Youngblood went on to play Magnitude on Community (pop pop!) and Sid on Galavant.
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Mark Ballas
Role: Uncredited Hogwarts student
Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Yep, the Dancing with the Stars pro actually appears in an uncredited role as a Hogwarts student in the first Harry Potter movie. In 2011, Ballas told MTV he has but one regret: “I ended up being a Hufflepuff. I wanted to be Gryffindor or Slytherin. But I was in the first movie, holding an owl and sitting in the kitchen and stuff.”
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Derek Hough
Role:
Uncredited Hogwarts student
Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Hough and Ballas attended the same performing arts school in London when the first Harry Potter movie was filmed, and according to Ballas, all of the students there were cast as extras. He told MTV that Hough was in Ravenclaw, and you can see him “hamming it up” in the scene where Ron and Harry are playing wizard’s chess. Hough is now a Dancing with the Stars pro, and he’s won two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Choreography.
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Julianne Hough
Role: Uncredited Hogwarts student
Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Seen here cheering very enthusiastically next to Dean Thomas (Alfred Enoch).
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Julianne Hough
Like her brother Derek and Mark Ballas, the actress was attending performing arts school in London when Harry Potter needed extras. She was in Gryffindor and had a huge crush on Daniel Radcliffe. “I wrote him a love note. It was Valentine’s Day, and I got him the Valentino Beanie Baby. I never heard back,” she said when she appeared on Live With Kelly in 2012. Hough also tried to take her Gryffindor scarf from the set as a souvenir, but it got taken away.
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Zoe Sugg
Role:
Girl in Potions class
Film: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (2001)

Now a famous vlogger and YouTube personality known as Zoella, Sugg was actually cut from a scene in Snape’s Potions class.
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Shirley Henderson
Role:
Moaning Myrtle
Film: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

You can find her lingering in the u-bend of the first-floor girls’ bathroom at Hogwarts.
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Shirley Henderson
Besides haunting the Hogwarts toilets, Henderson is probably most recognized on our shores for her role as Jude in Bridget Jones’s Diary (2001) and Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason (2004).
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Christian Coulson
Role:
Tom Marvolo Riddle
Film: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The Dark Lord was quite handsome in his younger days.
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Christian Coulson
Coulson has been acting steadily since playing the young Lord Voldemort. He appeared on an episode of Gossip Girl in 2010 and on Nurse Jackie in 2013.
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Julie Christie
Role: Madam Rosmerta
Film: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

The famous British actress plays the landlady of the Three Broomsticks pub in Hogsmeade.
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Julie Christie
Pictured here in Muggle attire.
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Ian Brown
Role: Man reading A Brief History of Time in the Leaky Cauldron
Film: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004)

The former lead singer of the Stone Roses has an uncredited role as a patron of the Leaky Cauldron.
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Ian Brown
Apparently, Brown took the role because his sons are huge fans of Harry Potter, and his character brief was “to be a romantic, bohemian wizard."
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David Tennant
Role:
Bartemius “Barty” Crouch Junior
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

“You are no son of mine.”
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David Tennant
The good doctor from Doctor Who dropped by the Harry Potter saga for a tick, then went on to star in some more cult favorites, including Broadchurch, W1A, and the Netflix series Jessica Jones.
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Robert Pattinson
Role:
Cedric Diggory
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)

The heroic Hufflepuff Quidditch team Seeker is Hogwarts’ other Triwizard Champion, who meets his demise at Lord Voldemort’s orders.
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Robert Pattinson
But you probably know him from that other franchise...you know, the one where he played an immortal vampire as opposed to an ill-fated wizard.
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Henry Lloyd Hughes
Role: Roger Davies
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Davies escorts Fleur Delacour to the Yule Ball.
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Henry Lloyd-Hughes
If you’re a fan of the hilarious British show The Inbetweeners, you’ll recognize Lloyd-Hughes from his role as Mark Donovan, the frequent tormentor of Will, Simon, Jay, and Neil.
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Clémence Poésy

Role:
Fleur Delacour
Films: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Originally introduced into the series as Beauxbatons’ champion in the Triwizard Tournament, Fleur goes on to marry Bill Weasley, who she meets while working at Gringotts.
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Clémence Poésy
French actress Poésy continues to act in both France and the United States. You might recognize her from her role on Gossip Girl, where she played Eva Coupeau.
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Jarvis Cocker
Role: Singer in the Yule Ball band
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Although the band at the Yule Ball goes by the Weird Sisters in the book, the group actually goes unnamed onscreen due to a lawsuit filed by a Canadian folk group called the Wyrd Sisters before the release of Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. While the members of Franz Ferdinand had originally been slated to play at the Yule Ball, they dropped out. The unnamed band is comprised of members of Pulp and Radiohead, instead.
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Jarvis Cocker
Cocker is the frontman of Pulp.
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Jonny Greenwood
Role: Lead guitarist in the Yule Ball band
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

The Radiohead guitarist provided the tunes at the Yule Ball.
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Phil Selway
Role: Drummer in the Yule Ball band
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Radiohead’s drummer put his skills to use at the Yule Ball.
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Charlotte Ritchie
Role: Uncredited student
Film: Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

Ritchie’s career has come a long way since she appeared as an uncredited student in the fourth Harry Potter movie. She plays Oregon on the university-set Britcom Fresh Meat, and she also stars as nurse Barbara Gilbert on Call the Midwife.
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Natalia Tena
Role: Nymphadora Tonks
Films: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Don’t call her Nymphadora, though. It’s Tonks.
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Natalia Tena
But you might recognize Tena as wildling Osha on Game of Thrones.
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Frank Dillane
Role: Tom Riddle (age 16)
Film: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Creeping everyone out as teenage Voldemort.
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Frank Dillane
Although his acting résumé has been sparse in the past, he's had a very busy 2015. He appears in Sense8, Fear the Walking Dead, and In the Heart of the Sea. And, fun fact: His dad is Stephen Dillane, a.k.a. Stannis Baratheon on Game of Thrones.
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Scarlett Byrne
Role:
Pansy Parkinson
Films: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Really not the nicest of people, Slytherin member Pansy Parkinson turns her back on Harry Potter several times during their years at Hogwarts. She also dates Draco Malfoy.
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Scarlett Byrne
After a recurring role on Falling Skies, Byrne joined the cast of The Vampire Diaries, where she plays Nora Hildegard.
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Freddie Stroma
Role: Cormac McLaggen
Films: Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Hermione famously takes Cormac as her date to Professor Slughorn’s Christmas party, because Ron takes Lavender Brown. She winds up regretting her decision, though, because McLaggen spends the entire night bragging about himself.
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Freddie Stroma
After appearing in Harry Potter, Stroma played radio DJ Luke (he of the perfect abs) in Pitch Perfect. This past summer, he starred as Adam Cromwell in UnREAL. His next big role? Oh, just a little show you might have heard of called Game of Thrones.
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Bill Nighy
Role: Minister Rufus Scrimgeour
Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Of course the charismatic character actor dropped by a Harry Potter film. Unfortunately, his character meets his demise at the hands of Lord Voldemort during the Second Wizarding War.
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Bill Nighy
In 2016, you can catch Nighy as the voice of Socrates in Norm of the North.
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Michelle Fairley
Role: Mrs. Granger
Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Fairley plays Hermione’s mother in Harry Potter
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Michelle Fairley
But more importantly, she plays Catelyn Stark on Game of Thrones.
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Jamie Campbell Bower
Role:
Young Gellert Grindelwald
Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010)

Dumbledore eventually has a falling out that leads to a legendary duel with Grindelwald.
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Jamie Campbell Bower
This guy just can’t get enough of franchises. He’s also appeared in The Twilight Saga and The Mortal Instruments — although, that last one never actually became a franchise.
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Domhnall Gleeson
Role: Bill Weasley
Films: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (2010), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Gleeson’s father Brendan Gleeson also appeared in several Harry Potter movies as Mad-Eye Moody.
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Domhnall Gleeson
Gleeson’s career is exploding lately. He’s appeared in the charming About Time, Unbroken, Ex Machina, and in December, you can catch him in a hotly anticipated film about some intergalactic battles. Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we believe it’s titled.
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Kelly Macdonald
Role: Helena Ravenclaw
Film: Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (2011)

Macdonald plays the ghost of Ravenclaw in the final installment of the H.P. saga.
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Kelly Macdonald
She went on to voice Merida in Brave and appears as Margaret Thompson in Boardwalk Empire.