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Rudolph Spielman (fl. 1920s) was a German wizard who worked as the Head of Incarceration at the International Confederation of Wizards. He participated in Gellert Grindelwald's extradition from MACUSA to Europe to answer for his crimes and was the only survivor of Grindelwald's escape.
Magical abilities and skills
- Charms: Spielman was proficient with charms, with him being able to swiftly cast a successful Slowing Charm mid-fall as soon as he got a hold of his falling wand, doing so effectively enough to survive an extremely high fall.
- Nonverbal magic: Spielman was skilful with the casting nonverbal spells, notably silently casting a Slowing Charm.
- Apparition: Being an accomplished adult wizard, Spielman was fully capable of Apparating at will.
- Spielman is a German occupational surname meaning "minstrel". The name is composed of the words Spiel "play" and Mann "man". It originally referred to entertainers and later to medieval travelling musicians.
Behind the scenes
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
- Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay (First appearance)
Notes and references
- ↑ As he was Head of Incarceration at the ICW in 1927, he was likely of age.
- ↑ Lights, Camera, Magic!: The Making of Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - (See this image)
- ↑ Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald - The Original Screenplay, Scene 3
- ↑ "Next Fantastic Beasts film reveals new characters – including Nicolas Flamel" on Pottermore