7 Actors Whose Biggest Role Came After They Left the Harry Potter Franchise

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The Harry Potter franchise marked a big break for a bunch of young talents. Dancing with the StarsJulianne Hough, Derek Hough & Mark Ballas all appeared as extras in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, YouTube star Zoe Sugg was also featured as a background character in the first production, Jamie Campbell Bower jumped out a window in Deathly Hallows: Part 1 before he starred in The Mortal Instruments… Even though none of them had lines, the gigs aren’t too shabby. Like, imagine saying you were in an HP film!

All of the following stars are able to say just that — that they appeared in a Potter flick. The difference between all of them and the aforementioned celebrities is that these seven actors at least had speaking parts in the series, even before they were famous. And we’re sure it was a great jumpstart to their even bigger roles that followed: