Top Ten Male Harry Potter Characters


The Top Ten

1 Harry Potter Harry Potter Harry James Potter is the title character of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard.

I think Severus Snape should be first!

Harry is awesome he has defeated lord voldemort plenty times he truly is amazing!

He's cute and smart actually.

I can’t see the reason why Snape should be first. Not because Harry is the chosen one or the Boy who lived or the main character, I like him the most because he has a great sense of bravery. I am glad the be a Gryffindor because of him! He is my favourite character throughout the series. First year, he saved the Philosopher’s Stone from Voldemort, second he killed the Basilisk and saved Ginny Weasley and all the other petrified students, third year he produced a patronus and fought off a hundred dementors once, fourth he took Cedric Diggory’s body out from the maze from Voldemort, fifth he fought in the battle of the Department of Mysteries, sixth he searched for Horcruxes with Dumbledore, and lastly without Dumbledore’s help, defeated Voldemort and owned the Elder Wand. He even dared to speak Voldemort’s name, while Snape still calls him the Dark Lord. - LannaLau

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2 Severus Snape Severus Snape Severus Snape is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is characterised as a person of great complexity, whose coldly sarcastic and controlled exterior conceals deep emotions and anguish.

Snape was critical to the story. Without him, it would have been trash. Without Harry, Ron and Hermione would be a duo who fought Voldemort. Obviously, the attitude of the story would shift a little, but it would still be good. But you take out THIS character, the complex character who has sacrificed so much for this boy he doesn't even LIKE, but whose mother he LOVED... I mean, I wouldn't read it.

Snape has the best and saddest love story ever in all the books I've ever read. He did everything and anything for those he cared for (Lily) and protected and saved Harry because he was Lily's son countless times. Also in the movies he is hilarious.

Snape's at number 2? Seriously? He should be at number 1! Yes, I admit that he made quite a few mistakes. But, he literally became a Death-Eater for the Order! He is misunderstood so many times! Even by us Potterheads! His love story is really sad. He loved Lily so much but stayed as a one-sided lover. She chose James. So obviously it's normal for him to dislike James and Harry. Still, he saved Harry many times! I think he should be at number 1!

I should admit that Alan Rickman was a great actor. Great sacrifice for the Order of the Phoenix, but the reason I didn’t vote for him because he mistreated Harry because he hated James! Well he is great but he can’t beat Harry! - LannaLau

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3 Ronald Weasley

HE'S THE BEST. Most human character in the franchise, relatable and always does the right thing in the end. Is a hero from the beginning without having to be chosen by prophecy or a genius. Ron is all of us

The most loved and least mentioned

Ron is displayed wrong in the movies. He literally sacrificed what he had for Harry: didn't hesitate to offer up room in the already cramped house, offered up his sandwich even though it was ALL HE HAD, and also was very concerned and supportive of Harry! Let's give it up for RONALD BILIUS WEASLEY!

"WEASLEY IS OUR KING" YEAH, BOY! ron is amazing! My favorite Boy characters is 1.Ron, 2.Draco, 3.Lupin

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4 Albus Dumbledore Albus Dumbledore Professor Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is a fictional character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series.

He should be the second best, after Harry, because he is Harry's mentor and he was the one who shaped the boy's life.

The wisest man in the world

My favourite. - Goku02

I couldn’t blame Severus Snape for killing him, and my favourite teacher along with Hagrid. He drank the emerald liquid to find the horcrux and was arrested for the DA members after they were caught by Dolores Umbridge. - LannaLau

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5 Neville Longbottom Neville Longbottom

Neville is just incredible. His character is far less annoying than Harry and I think if he was the chosen one (which he could well have been) the story would have been very interesting. Not saying the story should be focused on Longbottom instead of Potter, not at all. But that in the end if Neville was the chosen one it could be like this huge plot twist. Neville was very kind and just needed someone to believe in him and push him.

Neville's character evolved so much throughout the whole series. He went from being a forgetful and clumsy scaredy-cat to being one of the most loyal and badass guys in the entire story. He really grows into his own and even takes down Nagini. His parent's past is so tragic and the twist about him possibly being a contender as "chosen one" is very interesting. I wonder how events would have unfolded if he had been in Harry's shoes? - NerdBunny

He should be higher up on the list (above snape! ) He followed Harry till the very end.

Neville is so brave even if his parents are insane.he may be bad at magic but at least he tries.anyway technically he killed Voldemort because he killed the snake.the speech was so emotional 😭

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6 Sirius Black Sirius Black

He was sent to azkaban for 12 years for being a loyal friend. His best friend dies. He barely ever get's to see the only person left of his friend and cares truly. Is banished from his family. And is killed by a family member his cousin. Yet he still is strong and looks up not down.

Sirius is brave and sweet and kind. He should be up in the top 5. Cedric is nothing compared to Sirius!

He is a great father figure to Harry, Harry always looks him up like he is his own father.

He has always been my favorite character, and the only one I mourned

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7 Draco Malfoy Draco Malfoy Draco Lucius Malfoy is a character in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is a student in Harry Potter's year belonging in the Slytherin house.

Draco isn't your typical bad boy. He didn't really was mean to Harry in The Deathy Hallows because he befriend him.

Team Draco all the way

Best character.

Damn...some of the comments listed under Malfoys name r the worst. I love him, but he was a bully, not a victim, at least for a bit.

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8 Remus Lupin Remus Lupin

I love the character of Remus Lupin too and his relationship with Tonks.

Think about it, he was passionate and patient and kind...

RIP lupin his and tonks death was so SAD

He's my fave with Hermione

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9 Cedric Diggory Cedric Diggory

Cedric definitely is a awesome male character! 1. He very good looking! 2. He very nice as he apologizes to Harry about the badges that that his friends where wearing that said "Potter Stinks". 3. As Harry saved him from the bushes in the 3rd task, he wanted Harry to win the tournament by saying "Go, take it! You saved me! " and 4th He's every girls dream boy!

I think that he's kind of overrated. - Goku02

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No no no he’s overrated and I see no difference between Edward Cullen and Cedric Diggory. Won the Quidditch match because Harry was knocked out from his broom by the dementors. I don’t care if he is handsome, in fact I think he is ugly. - LannaLau

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10 James Pottter

James Potter stood up for his friends, took in a werewolf, made fiends with a boy who came from a dark family and took in a boy who couldn't find anybody else. He sacrificed himself for his family. Snape started the rivalry by saying that James's dad was an idiot when he and Sirius were minding their own business. James saved Snape's life, then Snape decided too not care if James was killed by Voldemort. Hexes are a lot less harmful than curses (cough cough sectumsempra). If Snape wanted to be Lily's husband then he should have been a less racist person, even if he lost his temper. If you felt embarrassed, would you say a racist word? If you said yes, go die in a hole.

JAMES POTTER! I LOVE YOU! James is the best he actually died for Lily, unlike that stupid road Snape. James never gave up on her, and he loved her do being her, so he actually cared about her happiness. Snape just wanted to stare at her and generally act like a fool

He technically didn't sacrifice his life for Lily. He had no wand, Voldemort was just too omnipotent, Lily probably wouldn't have stood a chance. So he knew he was going to die, he just said for the sake of it.

James Potter was a rude idiot! He teased poor Severus back in their Hogwarts days. He was a hotheaded I don't wanna say it! What he did to Severus was cruel and cannot be forgiven. I HATE HIM! Lily made a huge mistake by marrying James Potter.

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11 Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort Lord Voldemort is a fictional character and the central main antagonist in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter novels. Voldemort first appeared in Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, which was released in 1997.

Whoever voted him must be crazy and I will never vote for a non- nosed guy. But at least better than Umbridge... - LannaLau

Dude of course he going to be on the list he is the cause of everything and so what if he doesn't have a nose

You-Know-Who should be more at the top!

Albus Percival Wulfric Brian Dumbledore is the best sorcerer in the world you filthy half blood.LOL

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12 Fred Weasley Fred Weasley

Where's Georgie!?! He needs to be with Georgie! They are my favorite boys along with Harry and Ron.

Fred, the best character, the better looking twin, the main cause of my mourning. Goodbye to Fred, the funniest, smartest, greatest character ever.

His twin needs to be put with him too. - Minecraftcrazy530

Oh come on swap places with Umbridge she should die instead of him! - LannaLau

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13 George Weasley

I love the twins! Definitely in a number one spot on my list of number ones!

Fred and George should probably be tied because they are basically the same person!


14 Rubeus Hagrid Rubeus Hagrid more.

Hagrid is the best character! If it wasn't for him Harry would still be stuck with his retarded relatives

He has such a kind heart! - Goku02


15 Dobby Dobby

Dobby is a GREAT elf! He deserves top 5

Dobby is a good elf. He deserve top 10.

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16 Scorpion Malfoy

Wait a second people actually talking about Cursed Child? Saying positive things instead of negative things. Wow this is new, maybe the fandom is starting to become a little bit more likeable again.

Scorpious is my all time favorite character he is the number 1 example of the quote by albus dumbledore "it matters not what someone is born, what they grow to be! " He is sweet and kind and not to mention albus best friend

It's Scorpio not scorpion

It's Scorpius and he was my favorite in the Cursed Child - FavoriteFightingFrenchman

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17 Ginny Weasley Ginny Weasley

Isn't this the Top Ten MALE Harry Potter Characters list?

Yes it is. Did they not see the sign saying MALE on the title?

This is for males not females people

Whoever put this must be out of their minds... thanks for telling me Ginny is transgendered anyways - LannaLau

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18 Viktor Krum

He has muscles people! Imagine him as harry potter! can't take my eyes off!

19 Frank Bryce
20 Regulus Black
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