Harry Potter’s novel series was released more than two decades ago. One prominent feature of all the Harry Potter movies is the phenomenal cast. There were many female actors in the eight movie series who managed to steal the show. Now all of them have grown up and some of them have made successful careers for themselves today. Today, we will head back in the past and remember most of them when they were just little kids acting in one of the greatest movie franchises.
Clémence Poésy (Fleur Delacour)
Clémence Poésy portrayed Fleur Delacour in “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire”. Outside of Harry Potter she’s still active in the modeling world and has acted in “In Bruges” and “127 Hours” in prominent roles. She also appears in a number of French language films.
Bonnie Wright (Ginny Weasley)
Bonnie Wright has blossomed in a way that mirrors her character’s story. Like many of the Potter girls, she found her way into modeling, but seems to have fallen in love with the creative side of the movie industry. As well as continuing to act, she also has credits as a director and screenwriter to her name and has achieved all this whilst still in her 20s.
Scarlett Byrne (Pansy Parkinson)
Scarlett Byrne was the second choice to play Pansy Parkinson. She moved on to a starring role in the popular “Vampire Diaries” series, as well as spending some time in Canada making “Falling Skies.” Her bold, striking looks have caught many an eye, and in 2015 she confirmed her engagement to Hugh Hefner’s son.
Julianne Hough (Hufflepuff Student)
Julianne Hough was in “Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone” in a tiny cameo performance.
Hough has won “Dancing with the Stars” twice, she’s tried her hand as a country music star and released two albums. She starred in a lead role in the remake of “Footloose” and she followed it up with the movie version of popular Broadway show “Rock of Ages”.
Afshan Azad (Padma Patil)
Afshan Azad was actually the second actor to step to portray Padma Patil’s role. Earlier, Sharon Sandhu played the part in “The Prisoner of Azkaban”. She made the headlines in 2010 when she was attacked by her own family due to her relationship with a non-Muslim man.
Jessie Cave (Lavender Brown)
Lavender Brown or Jessie Cave has now re-invented herself as a comedian. She’s appeared on several television shows and comedy festivals with a character named ‘Bookworm’. Cave has also moved into the world of fashion design.
Georgina Leonidas (Katie Bell)
Georgina Leonidas does a great job of playing the role of Katie Bell in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince”. She’s currently a regular performer on the stage in London theaters.
Elarica Johnson (Waitress)
Harry and Dumbledore are meeting in a cafe, and Harry gets a little awestruck by the waitress portrayed by Elarica Johnson. She also got a part in “Strike”, which is based on J.K Rowling’s novel “Cuckoo’s Calling”. She’s also appeared on long-running British soap opera “Eastenders”.
Katie Leung (Cho Chang)
Leung, who played the part of Cho Chang almost gave up acting completely when the film series ended, and considered pursuing her passion for photography full time. However, she decided to return on both stage and screen and is a part of many projects.
Eleanor Columbus (Susan Bones)
Susan Bones’ role was played by Eleanor Columbus, the daughter of Chris Columbus, who directed the movies. She isn’t interested in acting and is rumored to be dating Steven Tyler of Aerosmith.