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Broadbent, Staunton, Radcliffe, Coltrane, Biggerstaff and Wanamaker Doodle for Charity

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Posted by: Edward
February 22, 2009, 06:56 PM

A number of actors from the Harry Potter films have donated original doodles for National Doodle Day 2009, a charitable event that benefits Epilepsy Action and the Neurofibromatosis Association.  This year, actors Dan Radcliffe (Harry Potter), Imelda Staunton (Umbridge), Robbie Coltrane (Hagrid), Sean Biggerstaff (Oliver Wood), Zoe Wanamaker (Madam Hooch), and Jim Broadbent (Slughorn), are among the slew of celebrities to show off their artistic ability and donate their work for this cause.  The full gallery of doodles, including Mr. Broadbent's very detailed and artistic sketch, can be viewed here.  An auction will start on February 27th for these pieces, all proceeds of which will go to benefit those who are affected by epilepsy and neurofibromatosis.  Additionally, voting is open to choose your favorite celebrity doodle of 2009.  More information about the two charities can be found here, while additional auction information can be found via this link.

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57 Comments

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Like Robbie’s car – pity it’s a toy!!

Posted by Minerva McGonagall on February 22, 2009, 07:49 PM report to moderator
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Yay for celebrity charity giving!

Posted by SevPotter on February 22, 2009, 08:00 PM report to moderator
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I love Jim’s!

Posted by abigailonleakyy on February 22, 2009, 08:15 PM report to moderator
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1884 Points

I have a lot of doodles. Maybe I should save them if I ever become famous. Lol Seriouly for a moment, I think they will be able to raise a great deal of money for charity. I would buy one.

Posted by Cool G on February 22, 2009, 08:15 PM report to moderator
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12569 Points

Very nice. I love doodling, and this is such a worthy cause.

Posted by tinagin [ROAR]! on February 22, 2009, 08:26 PM report to moderator
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Robbie’s is sooo awesome! I didn’t know he could draw! lol

Posted by KatherineWeasley on February 22, 2009, 08:36 PM report to moderator
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It’s great that these guys are willing to do this kind of charity work.

Posted by Garden State Geek on February 22, 2009, 09:04 PM report to moderator
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What an awesome idea! I wish I was famous enough so I could just doodle something to raise money for charity. :)

I have to agree that it’s kinda lame for Dan to just have a signed picture. Jim and Robbie’s were very impressive, and I thought Imelda’s was cute too.

Posted by The Silver Doe on February 22, 2009, 09:11 PM report to moderator
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I hope they post Daniel Radcliffe’s doodle soon, instead of a photo. It all looks so awesome!

Posted by Sophie on February 22, 2009, 09:16 PM report to moderator
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622 Points

Haha. These are cool. Especially Imelda’s, Robbie’s, and Jim’s. :)

Posted by The Hufflepuff Giraffe on February 22, 2009, 09:19 PM report to moderator
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27944 Points

aw, I love Hagrid’s!

Posted by julvett on February 22, 2009, 10:08 PM report to moderator
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That’s really cool, more celebrities should do that.

Posted by Bradyboy on February 22, 2009, 11:06 PM report to moderator
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I think Dan’s is his doodle. If you look at his face, he has given his picture a black eye. I’m sure that wasn’t in the original photo. I had to really look at it to see it. Of course, I could be wrong, but….

Kay (JKMcGonagall)

Posted by JKMcGonagall on February 22, 2009, 11:59 PM report to moderator
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It is just fantastic of them to do this. I hope they raise plenty of money.

Posted by Kirk on February 23, 2009, 12:11 AM report to moderator
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Yeah and dan’s is the same as last years … werid.

Posted by on February 23, 2009, 01:35 AM report to moderator
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