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Matthew Lewis - Neville Longbottom

Then: Probably the nerdiest of the Gryffindor kids, Neville actually turns out to be one of the coolest ‘Potter’ characters. Leeds-born Lewis had been acting since the age of 5 when he cast.

Now: Oo, isn’t he handsome? Thinking back to his look in the movies, people are surprised by Lewis now, which is probably an advantage if you’re trying to put ‘Potter’ in the rearview mirror. Next up for the 25-year-old, ‘The Brontes’.

Harry Potter Kids: Then And Now

Ben Falk

Plucked from obscurity to star in the biggest franchise of all time, these young actors were barely tweenagers when they first appeared on-screen. See how they’ve changed…