It has been almost 10 years since the shooting of Harry Potter lasted. That’s quite a lot of time and those Child actors who are almost 30 now devoted a third of their lives to Harry Potter franchise but do you know that not all of them continued their acting careers? They are in the different field now. some of them became photographers, musicians, and even jockeys. What do the people who played Luna, Neville, Seamus, and other characters do now? Let’s find out!
Check Out These 12 Child Actors From Harry Potter Have Changed Their Lives After The Films
12. Joshua Herdman (Gregory Goyle)
He played one of Draco Malfoy’s friends, Gregory Goyle in the harry potter. We barely recognize him. He played as a young villain who studied at Slytherin. he’s a mixed martial arts fighter now.
11. Evanna Lynch (Luna Lovegood)
The role of weird Luna was a form of treatment for Evanna Lynch. At the age of 11, she was hospitalized due to anorexia. She wrote a letter to J.K. Rowling and told her of her problem, and mentioned that she’d always wanted to play a part in Harry Potter. The writer answered her and they began writing to each other. 3 years later, Rowling invited the girl to attend an audition. Evanna managed to shine brighter than 15,000 applicants and got the role even though she wasn’t experienced at acting. After the Harry Potter films, she acted in 5 more movies. Her latest work was a role in My Name Is Emily. Now, Lynch is taking part in Dancing With the Stars.
10. Harry Melling (Dudley Dursley)
Though Harry Melling is the grandson of an actor, he’d never acted in movies before his role as Harry’s nasty cousin. At age 18, Melling lost so much weight that he’d changed beyond recognition. So to take part in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, he had to wear a suit that made him look plumper. The film was a crucial period in Melling’s life: he graduated from a theatrical school and The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. Today, he acts in theatres and takes part in movies and TV series. Most recently he acted in The Lost City of Z and The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.