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Winners of Harry Potter Look Alike Contest Revealed

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Posted by: Edward
August 08, 2009, 01:32 AM

The winners of our Harry Potter Look Alike Contest have been chosen by our Contest Staff and are ready to be announced.  As readers will remember, our July contest asked you to send in a photograph of those people who resemble characters from the Harry Potter films.  The winners of this contest are:

Well, for years everyone has told me I bear a strong resemblance to Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter. For the last couple of movies I dressed up as Harry and to great reward, everyone else seemed to believe that I looked like him too! The one is highly photoshopped in order to attain the "Harry Potter affect" while the other is just plain old me with my handcrafted wand.
The photos here are from a photoshoot from when I was a part of the cast for the Acciocon HP/Twilight Convention this last April.  The hair is my real hair and I've worked long and hard to achieve a similar physique to Alastor Moody. The Eye is my own creation that is remote controlled and swivels 360 degrees just like the real thing.  And when I’m in costume I am always in character.  I’ve developed an accurate impression of Gleeson’s Voice, his same determined Limp, and his intense attitude.
This is my friend Dominic. Dominic causes people-jams and minor ruckuses when we go to Harry Potter events because of his resemblance to Hagrid. When I went to see the first Harry Potter movie in the theaters, I was absolutely stunned when I saw my friend on screen! Then I realized it was Robbie Coltrane.  I took these pictures on opening night of "Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince." This is how Dominic looks normally, other than the specially-made Hagrid clothing: this is his natural hair and beard, and he wears no makeup.
In addition to the winners, we have two honorable mentions: Luna Lovegood and Lavender Brown.

The first place winner of this contest will receive their very own custom made wand from Wizarding Wood Wands.

As a reminder, the Wizarding Postcard Contest is up and running; full details on this contest can be found right here.

Congratulations to all!

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121 Comments

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Wow ! Amazing !

Posted by Hepburn on August 08, 2009, 06:29 AM report to moderator
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Haha!!
Those are really cool. I love the Mad Eye Moody one. Congratulations to all!

Totally amazing!!!

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WOW!!!!! that is soooo scarily cool!!!! david…. umm…. totally looks like Daniel Radcliffe!!! scary!!!!

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yeh the are really good look alikes expect the Hagrid man

Posted by nutela17 on August 08, 2009, 07:54 AM report to moderator
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The Moody one looks really good, he could be a double of the real Moody.

Posted by Tschudiff [FTC!] on August 08, 2009, 07:56 AM report to moderator
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The Moody one looks really good, he could be a double of the real Moody.

Posted by Tschudiff [FTC!] on August 08, 2009, 07:57 AM report to moderator
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606 Points

I think Moody should have won first place.

Posted by Dawna on August 08, 2009, 08:10 AM report to moderator
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the potter one is do not seems lot like harry

Posted by yr.yasindu"ROAR" on August 08, 2009, 08:20 AM report to moderator
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I thought the idea was it wans’t people in costumes but everyday looking people, but the top 3 are all in costumes.. I would have sumbited if i knew it was reall ypeople in costums as well.

Posted by Tonks_charms on August 08, 2009, 08:37 AM report to moderator
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Amazing! Congrats to the winners! :-)

Posted by forgetmenot_007 on August 08, 2009, 08:45 AM report to moderator
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lol that looks EXACTLY like Mad-Eyed Moody!

Posted by RyanRavenclaw on August 08, 2009, 09:04 AM report to moderator
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13651 Points

They all look so alike!

Posted by hp931 on August 08, 2009, 09:08 AM report to moderator
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good job

Posted by Mugglejeff on August 08, 2009, 09:51 AM report to moderator
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Wow well done.

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on August 08, 2009, 09:54 AM report to moderator
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Wow…all of these winners really resemble the HP characters! I think David really does look similar to Dan! What a fun contest. Too bad we didn’t have a Hermione or Ron winner! :)

Posted by ProfessorCharms [ROAR] on August 08, 2009, 09:58 AM report to moderator
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