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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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LOL at Dan’s not so doodle picture! Hahaha… Well, it’s for a good cause which is awesome. :)

Posted by Mhæy™⌠R☺AR⌡ on February 23, 2009, 02:18 AM report to moderator
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They are great.. but it’s unfortunately that Dan’s just a photo

Posted by Niphai on February 23, 2009, 03:15 AM report to moderator
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They are great.. but it’s unfortunately that Dan’s just a photo

Posted by Niphai on February 23, 2009, 03:15 AM report to moderator
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Jim Broadbent’s is great and I like ’Dolores’’ kittens! Disappointed that Dan’s wasn’t a doodle. But there are quite a few other signed photos on the site so he’s not the only one. At least it will make money for a good cause. Maybe he’s just not artistic. If you’re not artistic and are asked to contribute then it’s hard to come up with something; I’ve been in the same situation myself. Maybe he thought he needed to do something good; someone should tell him it can just be a scribble of nothing.

Posted by anne1 on February 23, 2009, 06:23 AM report to moderator
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I love the ideas they come up with for charities.

Posted by Melinae ♥Squee♥/Professor Truffle on February 23, 2009, 09:06 AM report to moderator
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Wow! They’re really great! Not the doodles, particularly, but its a good way to raise money for charity!

Posted by BewareoftheNargles {WBM} on February 23, 2009, 10:23 AM report to moderator
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I think it’s so great, the work these actors do for charity.

Posted by *Rachael* on February 23, 2009, 11:37 AM report to moderator
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what the heck is up with dan’s? that’s like a sketch lockhart would do!

Posted by vomit on February 23, 2009, 11:56 AM report to moderator
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Coltrane has some skills there, nice. But Daniel…, at least it’s a really good photo (i like photography :p)

Posted by Mr. Brightside on February 23, 2009, 03:15 PM report to moderator
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Robbie’s is pretty cool…Glad they’re using their celebrity to help others!

Posted by ErinM {Roar} on February 23, 2009, 06:38 PM report to moderator
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LOL, Robbie Coltrane’s is definitely the best one :D He’s so funny. But, wow, who knew that Jim Broadbent was an artist??

Posted by choirgeek on February 23, 2009, 08:46 PM report to moderator
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why didn’t dan actually draw something?

Posted by dopaminescenesta on February 23, 2009, 09:15 PM report to moderator
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Awesome!

Posted by badger666 on February 24, 2009, 01:48 AM report to moderator
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i think Dan’s wasn’t a doodle because of dan can’t doodle (his dyspraxia)

Posted by regina on February 24, 2009, 07:14 AM report to moderator
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No doodle from Dan? Disappointing. Robbie Coltrane’s is excellent. Also really liked Jonathan Stewart and Heston Blumenthal’s doodles. May have to place a bid! Very cool charity fundraiser!!

Posted by rhadamenthes {ROAR} on February 24, 2009, 11:50 AM report to moderator
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