Harry Potter Star Harry Melling has revealed why it’s a good thing people don’t recognize him in the movies.
The actor played The Boy Who Lived’s villainous cousin Dudley Dursley in a number of Potter movies, lose enough weight before Deathly Hallows that the producers considered replacing it before deciding on a bold suit.
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Now that the weight loss has led the actor to go unrecognized from the hit series, and speaking recently, Melling admitted that he considered it “a blessing.”
“I went to drama school at 18 and that’s where the weight changed a bit, not for a major need on my side, but it’s just something that just happened” , did he declare People.
“And I’ve done a lot since drama school, I went to do a lot of theater. I think one of the blessings of this kind of scene in my life was that I wasn’t recognized.
“I had this history of being a part of the movies, but also felt like I had the opportunity to kind of spark a fresh start, which I think is helpful. “
In recent years, Melling has forged an impressive resume, appearing in television projects including Its dark materials, The queen’s gambit and War of the Worlds.
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He also starred in films The old guard, The ballad of Buster Scruggs and The devil all the time.
In other wizarding news, his Harry Potter Co-star Tom Felton recently said he’s planning a 19-year-old cast reunion.
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