Robbie Coltrane
Robbie Coltrane

Robbie Coltrane talks about Hagrid and the trio

  May 6, 2004 at 6:30 PM ET
  grae     The Leaky Cauldron (via Potter World Online)

Potter World Onlineopens in new window has sent a translationopens in new window of a brief interview Robbie Coltraneopens in new window did in 7 Extra, a magazine from Belgium, to The Leaky Cauldronopens in new window.

Some brief excerpts:

What makes Hagrid so popular?

His beauty! No seriously, I think it's because he reminds you of the "kind uncle face". The children like him as a confidante, because he doesn't represent the authority. He's funny and tolerant. Which kid doesn't dream of having a friend who can hide a (dragon?)?

The real fun is to play with young actors like Daniel and Emma. Well, it would be easier for me to play Hagrid without a beard and the morning make up task, but, as for the rest, all is real fun, so I don't complain... too much!

Potter World Onlineopens in new window also has a scanopens in new window of the article.


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