10 Popular Celebrities Who Almost Bagged These Harry Potter Roles


After more than a decade since Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone was released into the theatres worldwide, it is really hard to imagine different actors playing the roles of different characters in the movies.

Liam Aiken as Harry Potter1. Liam Aiken as Harry Potter

Liam Aiken was the original choice for Harry’s role but he was later rejected by Rowling as she wanted the actors playing the Golden Trio to be British and not American

Robin Williams As Hagrid2. Robin Williams As Hagrid

Robson Green As Sirius Black3. Robson Green As Sirius Black

Kate Winslet as Helena Ravenclaw4. Kate Winslet as Helena Ravenclaw

Tim Roth as Severus Snape5. Tim Roth as Severus Snape

Richard E. Grant As Lucius Malfoy6. Richard E. Grant As Lucius Malfoy

David Thewlis as Professor Quirrell7. David Thewlis as Professor Quirrell

Jamie Campbell-Bower as Tom Riddle8. Jamie Campbell-Bower as Tom Riddle

Ian McKellen as Albus Dumbledore9. Ian McKellen as Albus Dumbledore

Hatty Jones as Hermione Granger 10. Hatty Jones as Hermione Granger