Robert Stephen "Robbie" Jarvis (born 7 May, 1986 in Somerset, England)[1] is a British actor who played a young James Potter in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. He has had many stage roles with, among others, the East Side Theatre Company and National Youth Theatre - which he joined at the age of sixteen. He also performed as a voice actor in the upcoming film The History Boys. He made a brief appearance in Nickelodeon show Genie In The House, as well as in the BBC crime drama Waking the Dead in February 2007.

Personal life

Jarvis attended the Littlehampton Community School and Chichester College. He holds the BTEC National Diploma in acting, and studied briefly at RADA. Jarvis is a keen football and basketball player.

Jarvis dated his Harry Potter co-star Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood in the films, from at least April 2015 until late 2016.[2]


Behind the scenes

Notes and references

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 England & Wales, Birth Index, 1916-2005. General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Vol. 23, p. 1420. Print.
  2. Harry Potter's Evanna Lynch and Robbie Jarvis split

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