Fun Fact: Real Name of David Thewlis

David Thewlis (best known for portraying Remus Lupin) in the Harry Potter films, was born David Wheeler.

(Not So) Fun Fact: Alan Rickman Almost Left Harry Potter

It was revealed in this private diaries recently that Alan Rickman actually seriously considered leaving the Harry Potter series after the second film Chamber of Secrets. Obviously he stayed for the whole series, to the delight of fans.

Fun Fact: Patron Saint of Orphans

In the Harry Potter book/movie series, Harry has a pet owl named Hedwig. The author J.K. Rowling named her after a saint known as Hedwig of Silesia. She was the patron saint of orphans.