51 Search Results for Cornelius Fudge

Raise your wands for Cornelius Fudge (Robert Hardy), former Minister of Magic, dead at 91


Aug 03, 2017

Posted by: Amanda Kirk | Comments

Films, Movies, News

Actor Robert Hardy, who played Cornelius Fudge in the Harry Potter films, has died aged 91. Hardy was a prolific British actor of both stage and screen, with many well-known and memorable roles under his belt before he joined the Potter franchise as weak and ambitious Minister for Magic Cornelius Fudge. Ironically, he was perhaps …read more!

Robert Hardy on his Former Role as Cornelius Fudge


Feb 14, 2009

Posted by: SueTLC | Comments


Actor Robert Hardy has given a new interview, where he discusses his former role as Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge for the Harry Potter series. Confirming the part of Fudge is not in the upcoming HBP, Mr. Hardy reflects back on the joy he had when working on the set with his fellow Potter actors. …read more!

Coltrane Talks “Cracker,” Cars, and Cornelius Fudge


Sep 23, 2006

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The Daily Record has a new interview with actor Robbie Coltrane where he discusses his return to the series “Cracker,” his love of cars, and working with actor Robert Hardy who potrays Minister of Magic Cornelius Fudge. While there is only brief mention of his role as Hagrid in the films, Robbie does detail his …read more!

J.K. Rowling Continues to Work Her Magic in 2017: The Year in Review


Dec 31, 2017

Posted by: Kim McChesney | Comments

19 Years Later, Anthony Boyle, Bloomsbury, Book Awards, Broadway, Celebration of Harry Potter, Colleen Atwood, Companion Books, Cormoran Strike series/Robert Galbraith, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Davis, Fantastic Beasts, Fantastic Beasts Movie, Felton, Film Awards, Games, Gareth Fry, Grint, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Harry Potter and the Philosophers / Sorcerers Stone, Harry, A History, Isaacs, J.K. Rowling, Jack Thorne, JKR Interviews, John Tiffany, Law, LeakyCon, Lethal White, Lewis, Lumos, Lynch, MinaLima, Neil Austin, News, Noma Dumezweni, Oldman, Phelps, Pottermore, Products, Radcliffe, Sam Clemmett, Scholastic, Studio Tour, Television Programmes, Theater, Theme Park, Thewlis, Video Games, Warner Bros., Watson, West End, WIzarding World of Harry Potter Orlando, Wright

Obvious to anyone who takes a look at 2017 in the rearview mirror is the fact that Harry Potter and his world continue to remain alive and well today, twenty years after J.K. Rowling first put his story down on paper. His devoted followers assumed they were parting company with the boy wizard when the …read more!

Weekly Round-up: Bonnie Wright Directs ‘Girl Powered’ Commercials, Warwick Davis in ‘Han Solo’ Movie & More


Aug 05, 2017

Posted by: Emma Pocock | Comments

Actor Interviews, Cormoran Strike TV Series, Cuckoo's Calling, Davis, Gleeson, Harry Potter Round-Up, Kravitz, News, Radcliffe, Round-Up, Smith, Walters, Wright

This week has seen announcements of cast and ticket details for Cursed Child on Broadway, Jason Isaacs spoke on his role in Star Trek, sparking debate and Tom Felton shared moments of filming on his new movie, Whaling. We also raised our wands to the late Robert Hardy (Cornelius Fudge), who passed this week at 91 years of …read more!

Pottermore: Chamber of Secrets Update


Jun 25, 2012

Posted by: Catherine | Comments


As reported earlier, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets is expected to come out this summer. Pottermore Insider has posted updates about the progress of the next book. Monday 25 June Chamber of Secrets update:This week, we’re finalising artwork for Chapter Seven, Mudbloods and Murmurs, and Chapter Fifteen, Aragog. Monday 18 June Chamber of …read more!

December’s Mirror of Erised Revelations Contest

Dec 01, 2011

Posted by: John Admin | Comments

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« Back to Contests Mirror of Erised Revelations Contest style=”text-align: left; font-family: Arial;”> align=”left” style=”font-family: Arial;”> “The Happiest man on earth would be able to use the Mirror of Erised like a normal mirror, that is, he would look into it and see himself exactly as he is.” Harry thought. Then he said slowly, “So …read more!

Severus Snape Chosen as Favorite Harry Potter Character via Bloomsbury Poll


Aug 30, 2011

Posted by: EdwardTLC | Comments


As readers will recall, Bloomsbury, the UK publishers of the Harry Potter novels, asked fans of the series to vote for their favorite character from author J. K. Rowling’s series. Voting concluded late last week and the results are in: Severus Snape was voted as the favorite character form the Harry Potter novels. Hermione Granger …read more!

The Influence of Nazi Germany on J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter Series

Jan 23, 2011

Posted by: Doris | Comments

Introduction It is evident that fictional stories have always thrived off the imaginations of their writers. Nonetheless, it is also true that most authors are inspired by the world around them to write their stories. For example, Ayn Rand was inspired by her political experiences from her native country, Russia, to write her novels. However, …read more!

Skiving Snackbox Contest

Mar 01, 2010

Posted by: John Admin | Comments

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« Back to Contests Skiving Snackbox ContestFred and George are doing market research for Weasley’s Wizard Wheezes and they need your help. The skiving snackboxes are a huge success and the twins are looking to expand their line. Help them by coming up with your own tasty treat to help get you out of class. …read more!

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