10 Things You Didn’t Know About The Harry Potter Series



Daniel Radcliffe’s Stunt Double Was Badly Injured

As the students became older and the danger their characters faced became more dire, the action in the films became more violent. One particular stunt being carried out by Radcliffe’s stunt double, David Holmes saw him get flung against a wall, breaking his neck and paralyzing him from the waist down.

Moaning Myrtle Was Pretty Old

While quite a few of the kids at Hogwarts were indeed kids when the movie was shot, there was at least one actor who was most definitely not school aged. The actress that played ghost girl Moaning Myrtle, Shirley Henderson was 37 years old at the time. That makes her the oldest student at Hogwarts by a lot and she’s actually a year older than Rowling.