"Working hard is important, but there is something that matters more, believing in yourself."
— Harry speaking whilst he helps her[src]

This Hufflepuff girl was a witch who attended Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and was sorted into Hufflepuff House. She was also a member of Dumbledore's Army in 1995 and has a twin sister who was Sorted into Gryffindor.[3]


Hogwarts years

"Every great wizard in history has started out as nothing more than what we are now: students. If they can do it, why not us?"
Harry Potter inspiring the members of Dumbledore's Army[src]

She started attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry at some point before 1994, and was Sorted into Hufflepuff. Her twin sister, however, was Sorted into Gryffindor.

In 1994, Hogwarts held the Triwizard Tournament. She supported Cedric Diggory in the Tournament and initially wore a Potter Stinks badge. She attended Defence Against the Dark Arts classes with students from the other houses this year and was taught by Professor Alastor Moody, who demonstrated the three Unforgivable Curses in front of the class. At the end of the year, Cedric Diggory, a fellow Hufflepuff, was murdered by Lord Voldemort and Hogwarts held a Memorial feast to Cedric Diggory.[5]

Harry helps her during a D.A. meeting

In 1995, her fifth year, Dolores Umbridge was appointed as Hogwarts High Inquisitor and Defence Against the Dark Arts teacher, so that the Ministry of Magic could keep watch on Albus Dumbledore after he and Harry Potter claimed that Lord Voldemort had returned. Umbridge refused to teach students any form of practical defence, and, given the circumstances, Hermione Granger felt that the student body needed a teacher who would, so then an alliance called Dumbledore's Army was formed. The Hufflepuff girl joined the D.A. and practised at several meetings, learning spells such as the Impediment Jinx, Disarming Charm and the Patronus Charm. During one lesson, Harry was giving a speech and whilst doing so he was checking on students. He checked on this student and raised her arm to give her better aim, and after doing so she managed to perform a nonverbal version of the Stunning Spell, to which she looked pleased and slightly embarrassed for Harry touching her. This was quite advanced magic as other students were finding it difficult to perform disarming spells verbally.[3]

Behind the scenes


Notes and references

  1. For her appearance in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire she appears in the same teaching lessons as Harry Potter, and she must be his age, so she was sorted in 1991 just like he was and then was born in either 1979 or 1980.
  2. "World Exclusive Interview with J K Rowling," South West News Service, 8 July 2000 - "Hogwarts just serves Britain and Ireland."
  3. 3.00 3.01 3.02 3.03 3.04 3.05 3.06 3.07 3.08 3.09 3.10 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (film)
  4. Siobhan Ellen Williams is the actress who plays this character in both the films Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire and Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, but she also plays another character who is a Gryffindor student in Order of the Phoenix. Since both her Hufflepuff and Gryffindor characters appear in the same film, it should be assumed that they are twin sisters as both are played by the same actress yet contradict with their houses in the SAME film. Just like Padma and Parvati are identical twin sisters but in different houses, they are too. It is probably a costume/casting error, but since it has been noted it should be explained.
  5. Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (film)

Dumbledore's Army
Harry Potter · Hermione Granger · Ronald Weasley
Harry Potter · Neville Longbottom · Luna Lovegood · Ginny Weasley
Gryffindor ClearBG2.png Gryffindor Katie Bell · Lavender Brown · Colin Creevey · Dennis Creevey · Seamus Finnigan · Angelina Johnson · Lee Jordan · Cormac McLaggen · Parvati Patil · Alicia Spinnet · Dean Thomas · Romilda Vane · Fred Weasley · George Weasley · Nigel Wolpert · Unidentified female · Unidentified female
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Ravenclaw ClearBG2.png Ravenclaw Terry Boot · Cho Chang · Michael Corner · Marietta Edgecombe · Anthony Goldstein · Padma Patil · Maisy Reynolds · Unidentified male · Unidentified female
Hufflepuff ClearBG2.png Hufflepuff Hannah Abbott · Susan Bones · Justin Finch-Fletchley · Ernie Macmillan · Zacharias Smith · Leanne · Unidentified female
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