Harry Potter

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J K Rowling:

Joanne Rowling was born in July 1965 in a small town near Bristol in the UK. She is a true copy of the whole “Rags to Riches story”. Her teen years were terrible. She quotes: "I wasn’t particularly happy. I think it’s a dreadful time of life." She had a difficult home life; her mother was ill and she had a difficult relationship with her father (as of 2012 she is no longer on speaking terms with him).

After studying hard in Paris and moving back to London, Joanne started working as a researcher for Amnesty International.

She married in 1992 to a Portuguese Jorge. They then went on to have their first child together.

The beginning:

From a very young age Joanne had always loved writing. It was in particular for
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You can ask every person in the world “Who is J k Rowling” and they’ll all answer “The author of Harry potter”. She has earned millions and is now one of the richest females in the United Kingdom, and the bestselling author of ALL time.

The actors in the Harry Potter movies, are now worldwide famous and have a lot of success.

Daniel Radcliffe, who plays Harry potter in the movies, has getting a lot of attention after the movies. He’s been in a lot of movies since and has progressed a lot. He is currently the wealthiest person under 30 years in the UK and he has been for the last 3 years.

Emma Watson, who plays Hermione Granger, one of Harry’s best friends in the films. She has had heaps of success since the Harry Potter movies and currently works as an actress and as a model for popular brands, such as burberry.

Rupert Grint, who plays Ron Weasley, one of Harry’s best friends. He has like the other ones lot of success.


The hardcore Harry Potter fans, call themselves potterheads.
The official fan site is pottermore.com, it’s a really big community for Harry potter fans. There a lot of things you can do on the website. You can play games, and chat with other potterheads, buy the books as e-books and podcast. There many small stories, fx. how Vernon and Petunia Durslev become boy- and girlfriend. http://www.pottermore.com/ You

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