It has been 20 years since the first Harry
film came out. As the audience grew up, so did the cast. While some cast members
continued to pursue acting, others drifted off to careers in activism,
podcasting, and more. If you’ve ever wondered what that one Harry Potter child character
ended up doing in life, check out this list.

1. Daniel Radcliffe

off with Harry Potter himself, Daniel Radcliffe continued to star in the rest
of the instalments. Gaining instant fame, the actor began to work in several
films as a child, and even later down the line. The now 32-year-old has starred
in various movies of versatile genres, including ‘Guns Akimbo’, ‘Horns’, ‘What If’, ‘Kill Your Darlings’, and more.

2. Rupert Grint

the character of Ron Weasley, Harry’s best friend, Rupert became a popular
English actor and starred in movies like ‘Moonwalkers’, ‘CBGB’, ‘Into The White’, and
more. The 33-year-old has also been part of Ed Sheeran’s music video and has
also been a part of a Broadway play. Currently, he’s booked on television with shows
including ‘Sick Note’, ‘Snatch’, and ‘Servant’.

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3. Emma Watson

Emma Watson,
who played the key character of Hermoine Granger, pursued a degree in English
literature from Brown University. The 31-year-old starred in popular films
including ‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’, Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’, and
Greta Gerwing’s ‘Little Women’.

4. Evanna Lynch

who played Luna Lovegood, did a handful of films and even performed on ‘Dancing
With The Stars’, but decided to venture into activism, thus becoming an
award-winning activist for environment and veganism.

5. Bonnie Wright

playing the character of Ginny Weasley, Bonnie ended up pursuing filmmaking and became a director, actor and environmental activist.

6. Michael Gambon

who portrayed the role of Dumbledore after the death of Richard Harris, continues
to act today at the age of 81. The Irish actor has starred in various films
including 2019’s ‘Cordelia’, ‘Judy’, and ‘Kingsman: The Golden Circle’.

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7. Maggie Smith

who played Professor McGonagall in Harry Potter, continued pursuing acting and
bag stellar roles throughout her career. The 87-year-old stars in the popular
award-winning British series, ‘Downton Abbey’.