Top Ten Best Actors In the Harry Potter Series

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1Alan Rickman - Severus SnapeAlan Sidney Patrick Rickman was an English actor and director known for playing a variety of roles on stage and screen.

Come on! Is Alan Rickman! He was the perfect Snape, you hated him in year one and loved him in year seven... The delivery of his lines was always superb! - jdrobles

While reading the books, I imagined Severus exactly like Alan Rickman. He made a great Snape, and many agree!

His story and emotionless acting was superb

Amazing portrayal of Severus, Alan will be an all time hero!

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2Helena Bonham Carter - Bellatrix LestrangeHelena Bonham Carter is an English actress. She was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role as Kate Croy in The Wings of the Dove, and the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Queen Elizabeth in The King's Speech.

Perfect portrayal, from the appearance, to the laugh, to the pure insanity. Perfect.

Amazing, plays her character the best

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3Daniel Radcliffe - Harry PotterDaniel Jacob Radcliffe is an English actor who rose to prominence as the title character in the Harry Potter film series.

I am basically in love with Daniel Radcliffe and I truly believe that he played his part wonderfully! It would not have been the same without him! - AMYLS

I think he is the most best actor in looks and acting. I just have a dream of meeting Daniel in New York. No body can beat him he is the best. I love you Daniel.

I have a crush on him! I wish he was my boyfriend!

He is very good

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4Gary Oldman - Sirius BlackGary Leonard Oldman is an English actor, filmmaker, musician and author. Renowned for his "big" acting style, Oldman is one of the most celebrated thespians of his generation, with a diverse career encompassing theatre, film and television.V3 Comments
5Maggie Smith - Minevera McGonagallV3 Comments
6Emma Watson - Hermione GrangerEmma Charlotte Duerre Watson is a British actress, model, and activist. Born in Paris and brought up in Oxfordshire, Watson attended the Dragon School as a child and trained as an actress at the Oxford branch of Stagecoach Theatre Arts.

I thought Emma captured this character completely. She (a confident and attractive girl) played a girl not at ease with her looks, showing Hermiones strength and insecurities perfectly. She gave a character, who could have come off as super human and unapproachable a humanity and grace. She stole the show making Hermione the main character from the first movie to the last.

Wow! Best actors then, Hermione is nominated! Seriously, How cool was that?

Emma Watson. Who could play Hermione Jean Granger any better?

She is so sexy!

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7Ralph Fiennes - Lord Voldemort

How he is this low it is absurd he deserves 2nd spot in my opinion as even though he is one of the better actors of set by reputation he still pulls it out of the bag and lives up to his reputation and pulls of a spine chilling and moving performance as one of the best movie villains and villain performances EVER!

Pretty much one of the only "great" actors among the troupe. They all did a fantastic job, but you can't put Fiennes this low. He and Rickman were probably the best actors on Harry Potter

One of the best villians I've seen in quite some time. - bgunsgu

He should be in no. 2 I mean he had a very good acting

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8Tom Felton - Draco Malfoy

Did you notice he hardly had any lines in the sixth film? Yet he changed everyone's perception of Draco just with his expressions and his mannerisms. Some of the best acting is wordless; Tom owned his role.

Tom is such an amazing actor! Not to mention he has extraordinary talent! He should be ranked higher than 4.

Other than Alan, he is clearly the most talented.

Amazing Actor!

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9Julie Walters - Molly Weasley
10Rupert Grint - Ron Weasley

I love rupert grint he is such a great actor he is the best and funniest ron and so funny in real life. In most of his other roles he has to put on many different accents

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The Contenders

11Evanna Lynch - Luna LovegoodEvanna Patricia Lynch is an Irish actress and model. She rose to prominence for her portrayal of Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film series, appearing in four films and their tie-in video games.

What else can you say she is the best luna no one else could suit the role better

What a beautiful and mysterious voice...

I bet J. K Rowling never imagined they would find someone so Luna.

How is she only 11th?

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12James Phelps - Fred Weasley
13Richard Harris - Albus Dumbledore

I think Richard Harris seemed exactly like Albus Dumbledore and showed the Hogwarts heads compassion, bravery and overall goodness in the Harry Potter films

He was such a sweet man. I'm so sorry he died. :-(

14Michael Gambon - Albus DumbledoreSir Michael John Gambon is an Irish-born English actor who has worked in theatre, television and film.
15David Tennant - Barty Crouch, Jr.David Tennant is a Scottish actor known for his roles as the Tenth Doctor in the British television series Doctor Who, Alec Hardy in Broadchurch, Giacomo Casanova in the TV serial Casanova, Kilgrave in Jessica Jones, and Barty Crouch, Jr. in the Harry Potter movie series.
16Matthew Lewis - Neville Longbotton
17David Thewlis - Remus LupinV1 Comment
18George Harris - Kingsley Shacklebolt
19Mark Williams - Arthur Weasley
20Richard Griffiths - Uncle Vernon
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Top Remixes

1. Alan Rickman - Severus Snape
2. Helena Bonham Carter - Bellatrix Lestrange
3. Gary Oldman - Sirius Black



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