Only Hardcore Potterheads Remember All These Characters

Harry Potter is a fantasy franchise which was initially a seven part book series written by J.K. Rowling that was turned into a film series shortly after. Although the last book was published over a decade ago, and the last film was released seven years ago, the franchise is still widely popular among an array of generations. The story depicts the life of a young wizard, Harry Potter, who finally gets the opportunity to understand the truth of where he comes from, and experience the true meaning of family. It is through his time at Hogwarts that he makes bonds that last a lifetime, and faces difficult challenges that not many before him have endured.

"Potterheads" are a name associated with knowledgeable fans of the series, and millennials are the group which have been considered to grow up with Harry Potter. However, it can be loved by all. They seemed to have gained another wave of hype, especially with the release of the prequel series Fantastic Beasts.

This quiz focuses on the witches and wizards present in the eight Harry Potter films. From major characters who are featured in every single movie, to some background and supporting characters, as well as antagonist and villain-type characters, let's see who can name them all!

1What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a significant role in the franchise, despite how short his screen time was in the movie. He first made his debut depicted as an antagonist, and it was believed he escaped the highly secured facility of Azkaban to bring harm to Harry. Little did everyone know the crimes which put him away was fabricated. When Harry finally met him, this character had the chance to explain he was really best friends with his parents, and was Harry’s godfather.

2What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a supporting role for almost the entire series. She is a younger student than the main three, and is considered an acquaintance to them. She is from one of the different houses as well, and is considered to be quite strange. As the series progresses she is seen more with the group, especially with Harry himself. Together they are one of the only students who are able to see the Thestrals, the winged horses who pull the carriages up to the school.

3What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a supporting role throughout the entire series. He is a close friend of the main three, and is constantly making an appearance on screen because he was sorted into the same house. What's unique about this particular character is the fact that he had doubts about why he was placed in Gryffindor, but with each new movie he continued to prove himself to be brave and courageous. This character holds friendship and loyalty near and dear to his heart.

4What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character is considered to be one of the main three characters of the film (and book) franchise. She is the only female of the core three, and is a highly skilled and talented witch, despite what the wizarding community has to say about her Muggle background. She and the boys were not friends from the very start because this character had a bit of a "know-it-all" attitude. However, when they rescued her from a troll, their friendship was set in stone ever since.

5What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character is the major antagonist of the entire series. For the first few films, he's not so much as an active character but is mentioned in passing. With the word of his rise, he instilled panic into many witches and wizards from around the world. After his return, his only goal was to get close enough to Harry Potter so he could finish what he started that night in Godric's Hollow all those years ago. Although many people were afraid to even speak his name, Harry wasn't one of them.

6What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a supporting role throughout the series. She is one of the first people that Harry interacts with from the wizarding world. When he is attempting to get onto the platform to board the Hogwarts Express, he overhears this character getting her children ready to get on the platform. As the series progressed, this character became a mother figure for Harry, for she always looked out for his best interest. At times, she was against Harry being involved so much in mature business because she just wanted to keep him safe.

7What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a small role in terms of the entire franchise; however, despite his minimal screen time he is a very important character. He makes his debut appearance during the fourth installment, Goblet of Fire. It isn't until the end of the movie that its revealed it wasn't truly him but a villain impersonating him using a Polyjuice Potion. As a member of the Order of the Phoenix, this character, along with a number of others including Tonks, rescue Potter and bring him back to their secret facility.

8What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a minor role in the Harry Potter franchise. She plays a major role in one of the individual films - The Half-Blood Prince. She was already a familiar character because of previous movies, being that she was a Gryffindor and took a number of classes with them, including her favorite, Divination. However, in the sixth movie she's important because for a short while she and Ron are in a relationship. A jealous Hermione is heartbroken because of this.

9What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a major role for almost the entire series. He is portrayed as a bit of an ominous character in the sense that he holds a lot of secrets, which is to be expected as the Headmaster. This character is very well respected in the wizarding community, and is perceived to be a bit unconventional in the way he handles situations. For example, entrusting a young Harry Potter with such sensitive and somewhat dangerous tasks over the years.

10What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a supporting role in the Harry Potter franchise. She is seen in a handful of the individual films, and is initially depicted as a potential love interest for Harry. She is a year above him and from a different house, but it's revealed he has a crush on her, especially when he asks her to the Yule Ball. Unfortunately she had other commitments, and they don't actually have a relationship even after that. They do have some romantic moments but she was still mourning the loss of Cedric to really act upon it.

11What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a major role throughout the Harry Potter franchise. From the very first film he is considered to be an antagonist, or at least that's how Harry Potter sees him. So much so, he believed this character to be the one trying to steal the Philosopher's Stone. As the series continued, he was then seen as more of a "double agent" in the sense that he was working with Lord Voldemort but really had a secret alliance with Dumbledore as well.

12What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a major role through the entire movie series. She was one of the very few people who knew about Harry's whereabouts for his entire childhood, being that she helped arrange the rescue mission of him. When Harry attends Hogwarts for the first time, she definitely looks out for him and the group, and not just because she is the Head of the Gryffindor House. A unique thing about this character is the fact that she is a registered Animagus.

13What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a small role in terms of the entire film franchise as a whole, however did play a big part in his individual respective film. He is not a student of Hogwarts but rather one of the other competing magical institutes that was invited to stay and participate in the Triwizard Tournament during the fourth film. He was among the many to put his name in the Goblet of Fire and was the chosen one to represent Drumstrang.

14What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a major role in the Harry Potter series, specifically in the later film. She is basically the right-hand woman for Lord Voldemort, always doing his dark deeds without so much as a second thought. She was locked up in Azkaban for her crimes but luckily when a part of the facility was destroyed she was able to escape. Voldemort trusted her so much she actually had one of the Horcruxes locked up in her personal vault in Gringotts.

15What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character is considered to be a part of the main cast for the entire Harry Potter franchise. He is the best friend to Harry Potter and Hermione Granger, meeting both on the Hogwarts Express during his first year. His friendship with Harry was almost instant, always accompanying him on whatever adventure no matter how dangerous. This character has one of the biggest wizarding families with a total of seven children, and were also considered to be one of the "Sacred Twenty-Eight."

16What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a minor role throughout the Harry Potter series, although she has more screen time in the last few movies. She is a mother of a Hogwarts student and was one of the many dark wizards to be a follower of Lord Voldemort. Although her husband was very involved, she was more concerned about the well-being of her son, not wanting him to have close ties with Voldemort. As a result, she and a professor at Hogwarts formed an Unbreakable Vow to keep him safe.

17What is the name of character on the left?

This character plays a significant role in the Harry Potter series. He is first introduced in the third installment. During that year he was hired to be the latest Defense Against the Dark Arts professor, and during the train ride to school he assisted Harry against a Dementor attack. Throughout the school year he began training Harry with the Patronus Charm so he could defend himself. By the end of the movie it was revealed this character is a werewolf, and never returned to school the following year.

18What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a minor role throughout the Harry Potter series. She is one of the Hogwarts professors who is seen throughout the years. Her most onscreen time was definitely during the third film, while Harry, Ron and Hermione are in Divination. Although Hermione quickly drops out of the course, believing the class to be a complete waste of time. Harry and Ron don't really believe much of what she says either, until she seems to have a prediction about Harry's life.

19What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character is the main character of this franchise. He has no clue about who or what he really is until he reaches his eleventh birthday. He quickly learns about the truth of his powers when he is invited to study at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, an institute which welcomes all witches and wizards. It doesn't take long for this character to come to the realization that the Dark Lord was planning to rise again, which led him to take on the burden and responsibility to stop him.

20What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a significant role in the later half of the Harry Potter series. She, from the moment she is introduced, is depicted as a antagonist. During Harry's trial with the Ministry of Magic for using underage magic in the presence of a muggle, she voted for him to be charged and punished. That same academic year, she was hired to be the new Defense Against the Dark Arts professor, although changed the curriculum, and many other things around Hogwarts.

21What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role in terms of the entire Harry Potter franchise, but played a major role in his respective film. This character made his debut appearance in the second movie, Chamber of Secrets. He was hired to be the Defense Against the Dark Arts professor that year, mostly because he was a highly successful author who had personal experiences with many dark creatures over the years. It becomes apparent however that the stories he wrote about were completely fictitious.

22What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a significant role throughout the entire film franchise. She is the youngest and only daughter in her family, and attends Hogwarts a year after Ron, Hermione and Harry. Over the years she becomes quite independent in the sense that she can stick up for herself, and isn't afraid to voice her opinions. This comes in handy when on the Quidditch field, especially when Harry needed to host tryouts. Towards the end of the series she and Harry begin dating.

23What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a significant role throughout the Harry Potter franchise, and for the most part is known to be a villain. Although he's not nearly as bad as some of the main antagonists of the series, including the Dark Lord himself, he does have associations with those types of characters. In the first few movies he's much less of a threat, being that he's more of a pest to Harry and his friends. It isn't until he is an upper year that he starts to get lost in the family business.

24What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role in the entire series, however played a much bigger part in the last few movies of the franchise. In terms of age, she is in the middle of the two major generations - Harry and his friends, and their parents. She studied at Hogwarts as a Hufflepuff and worked in the Ministry of Magic as an Auror, with Mad-Eye Moody as her mentor. She was also a member of the Order of the Phoenix, and accompanied Moody in escorting Harry to their facility.

25What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role in the entire Harry Potter series, however played a major role in his respective film. In the movie Goblet of Fire, this character accompanied Harry, Ron, Hermione and the other Weasleys to the Quidditch World Cup game. That same year he entered his name into the Triwizard Tournament and was the wizard selected to represent Hogwarts, in addition to Harry. Although it was a competition, he and Harry gave each other hints and clues about what to expect in the tournament,

26What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role throughout the Harry Potter franchise, however was significant in the main movie she played in. During the fourth installment of the series, two other rival schools were invited to stay at Hogwarts to participate in the Triwizard Tournament. This witch was chosen to represent her school, Beauxbatons. Despite her strong efforts she lost the games. Later in the series, she becomes engaged to Bill Weasley, where they have a beautiful wedding at the Burrow.

27What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a supporting role throughout the Harry Potter franchise, from the third movie and forward. He was a close friend to Harry's parents before he sold them out to Voldemort, ultimately betraying them. He went into hiding for nearly a decade after, staying in his Animagus form and living with the Weasley family. He was eventually depicted as a villain after his participating in the rebirth of Lord Voldemort, where he became a loyal servant to the Dark Lord.

28What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a minor role in regards to the series as a whole, but she did make a number of appearances in the fourth film. When the news spread about Harry being selected as the fourth participate in the Triwizard tournament, this witch came to him for a detailed story. However, it is revealed that she is notorious for twisting the words of the people she interviews. In fact, she's known for doing this to many of the Ministry of Magic employees, including Ron's father.

29What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a supporting role throughout the entire Harry Potter series. He is depicted as a hardworking father who loves his children dearly, but is known to be a bit oblivious when it comes to ordinary things. This is of course due to his fascination with Muggle lifestyle, and why he works in the Muggle Artifacts department at the Ministry of Magic. As the series progresses it becomes evident he knows a lot more about the rise of Voldemort, thanks to his associations with the Order of the Phoenix.

30What is the name of the character on the left?

This character plays a minor role throughout the Harry Potter series. Although she plays more of an active role in the books, she still is seen as a background character with the odd line here and there. She is a Hogwarts student in the same year as Harry, Ron and Hermione, but was sorted into the Slytherin house. She is a close friend to Draco and his group of followers. Towards the end of the series she made the suggestion to give Harry to the Dark Lord.

31What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a significant role throughout the Harry Potter franchise. He is considered to be an antagonist due to his close associations with the Dark Lord and his followers. During his time at Hogwarts he was sorted into the Slytherin House, as was his son, who is Harry's age. At one time, this character owned the house elf named Dobby whom he treated poorly until Harry managed to trick him into setting Dobby free. Ever since then, this character had intended to get his revenge against him.

32What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role throughout the Harry Potter series. She was one of the consistent professors who taught at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. The classes she taught was anything to do with flying and broomsticks, and was responsible for teaching Ron, Hermione and Harry, among others. In addition to her duties as a professor, she was also in charge of being a referee for the Quidditch games against the competing four houses. She was always know for her fair and just games, never favoring any team in particular.

33What is the name of one of the Weasley twins?

This character played a supporting role for the entire Harry Potter series. He and his twin were among the first few that Harry was first introduced to while he was preparing to board the Hogwarts Express. He and his brother were notorious for their constant jokes and pranking, primarily around school. They were the embodiment of mischief, which is why it was fitting to have them give Harry the Marauder's Map back in his third year. He opened a joke shop with his twin in Diagon Alley prior to his graduation from Hogwarts.

34What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role in the Harry Potter series, although the mention of her name was acknowledged on a number of occasions. She attended Hogwarts school just like many others before her, and came from a Muggle family. In fact, her sister was a Muggle and expressed distaste towards the fact that her sister was a witch. Nevertheless, she met her future husband at Hogwarts and together they had a son together. Although she was never able to see him grow up, she was always by his side in spirit.

35What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a supporting role throughout the Harry Potter series. He attended Hogwarts during the same time as Harry, Ron, and Hermione, and was also placed into the Gryffindor House. He was roommate to both Ron and Harry, and could be seen in the background in all of their classes. During the rise of Lord Voldemort, this character expressed his opinions about Harry's "supposed lies" on seeing the Dark Lord himself. Ron quickly intervened before the argument could go any further.

36What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character plays a supporting role throughout the entire Harry Potter franchise. She was the Matron at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, working in the Hospital Wing. Many of the main characters were under her care over the years. This included Harry on multiple occasions, including when he lost the bones in his arms thanks to Lockhart's improper spell, Ron being poisoned from drinking something intended for Dumbledore, and the time Hermione was petrified from looking at the Basilisk.

37What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role throughout the Harry Potter franchise, his big debut was in the film Half-Blood Prince. Harry accompanies Dumbledore as he recruited this wizard to work at Hogwarts that year as a Potions professor. He was hesitant to return to school because he was afraid that Dumbledore would learn the truth of his secret. He was unfortunately the one who first told Lord Voldemort about the process of Horcruxes when he was just a young student.

38What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role throughout the Harry Potter franchise. Her engagement with the other Hogwarts characters are prominent during two major occasions. The first of course was in the second movie Chamber of Secrets, where the bathroom she was notorious for haunting just to happened to be the entrance into the Chamber of Secrets. The second was during Harry's fourth year, where he went to the bathroom have have some privacy and open the golden eye and she explained what Cedric had previously done.

39What is the name of one of the Weasley twins?

This character played a supporting role throughout the Harry Potter franchise. He and his twin brother were a couple years ahead of the main trio, but belonged to the same house as them. He and his brother were known for their constant mischievous behavior around Hogwarts, which eventually turned into a full blown business that he and his brother created. Their joke store opened in Diagon Alley and became a huge success thanks to Harry's start up funds (outlined in the books).

40What is the name of this Harry Potter character?

This character played a minor role throughout the Harry Potter franchise. She, among a select other few, is a continuous professor who can be seen throughout the years that Harry, Ron, and Hermione have attended Hogwarts. She is the professor in charge of the Herbology class, and taught the class about Mandrakes which were used in year two to help cure the students who were petrified. In addition to her work as a professor, this character was also the Head of the Hufflepuff House.

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