Rubeus Hagrid facts for kids
|Harry Potter character|
Robbie Coltrane as Rubeus Hagrid
in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
|First appearance||Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997)|
|Last appearance||Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows (2007)|
|Created by||J. K. Rowling|
|Portrayed by||Robbie Coltrane (adult)
Martin Bayfield (teenager and body double)
Greg Draven (acting double - Hagrid's Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure)
|Born||6 December 1928|
Rubeus Hagrid is a teacher and groundskeeper at Hogwarts, friend of Harry, Ron, and Hermione. He is also a "half-giant." His father was not a giant, whereas his mother, Fridwulfa, who died whilst he was young, was a giantess. He has a half-brother named Grawp. In the movies, Hagrid is played by Robbie Coltrane. Martin Playfield appears as a young Hagrid in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.
Hagrid was expelled from Hogwarts after The Ministry of Magic thought he had opened the Chamber of Secrets, but he had been framed by Tom Riddle and so was allowed to remain at the school as gamekeeper. The government broke his wand and banned him from doing magic when he was expelled, but he keeps pieces of the wand in his pink umbrella.
Hagrid is also friends with Madame Maxime.
Hagrid keeps several pets.
Images for kids
Mary GrandPré’s illustration of Hagrid from Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone in the chapter "Keeper of the Keys".
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