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Winners of Harry Potter Look Alike Contest Revealed

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Posted by: Edward
August 08, 2009, 01:32 AM

The winners of our Harry Potter Look Alike Contest have been chosen by our Contest Staff and are ready to be announced.  As readers will remember, our July contest asked you to send in a photograph of those people who resemble characters from the Harry Potter films.  The winners of this contest are:

Well, for years everyone has told me I bear a strong resemblance to Daniel Radcliffe, Harry Potter. For the last couple of movies I dressed up as Harry and to great reward, everyone else seemed to believe that I looked like him too! The one is highly photoshopped in order to attain the "Harry Potter affect" while the other is just plain old me with my handcrafted wand.
The photos here are from a photoshoot from when I was a part of the cast for the Acciocon HP/Twilight Convention this last April.  The hair is my real hair and I've worked long and hard to achieve a similar physique to Alastor Moody. The Eye is my own creation that is remote controlled and swivels 360 degrees just like the real thing.  And when I’m in costume I am always in character.  I’ve developed an accurate impression of Gleeson’s Voice, his same determined Limp, and his intense attitude.
This is my friend Dominic. Dominic causes people-jams and minor ruckuses when we go to Harry Potter events because of his resemblance to Hagrid. When I went to see the first Harry Potter movie in the theaters, I was absolutely stunned when I saw my friend on screen! Then I realized it was Robbie Coltrane.  I took these pictures on opening night of "Harry Potter & The Half-Blood Prince." This is how Dominic looks normally, other than the specially-made Hagrid clothing: this is his natural hair and beard, and he wears no makeup.
In addition to the winners, we have two honorable mentions: Luna Lovegood and Lavender Brown.

The first place winner of this contest will receive their very own custom made wand from Wizarding Wood Wands.

As a reminder, the Wizarding Postcard Contest is up and running; full details on this contest can be found right here.

Congratulations to all!

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121 Comments

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Thanks everyone for the kind comments! I was truly suprised to have taken the first place award, and after seeing the others I was even more so. Congrats everyone. -David

Posted by gdt_pheonix on August 08, 2009, 12:59 PM report to moderator
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Wow, those are really good! I was particularly blown away by the Mad-Eye and the Hagrid. o.o

Posted by Mera004 on August 08, 2009, 01:04 PM report to moderator
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Everyone looked alike except luna and lavender. Moody looked great (the eye was a little big though).

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on August 08, 2009, 01:05 PM report to moderator
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Wow! I just reread moody’s comments and that is terrific that the eye actually moves! its awsome!!!

Posted by #1 Witch ROAR! on August 08, 2009, 01:09 PM report to moderator
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Ooo, they all bear a great resemblance. Congratulations winners!

Posted by Mrs.Brisby on August 08, 2009, 01:14 PM report to moderator
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Damit! I didnt know about this!…i might have one for Ron Weasly…(at least…thats what people tell me)

Posted by kraamerXmich ♠{WBM}♠ [Pigeon] on August 08, 2009, 02:00 PM report to moderator
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Wow! Everyone, well except Luna sorry, looks exactly the same:]. I did mine as Romilda Vane, but really I dont look much like her. It’s only until AFTER I emailed that I realized I look MUCH more like Parvati! Whoopsssss.

Posted by Live Laugh Love Potter ♥ROAR♥ on August 08, 2009, 02:07 PM report to moderator
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AH! so realistic!

Posted by sunlitdays (ROAR) on August 08, 2009, 02:28 PM report to moderator
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Andrew Bates took the cake, though it looks like he doesn’t need a custom made wand, so I’m glad this David Diehl got first. At least HE is not slouching over like Radcliff always does, but Bates went the whole 9 yards, nicely done!

Posted by yourinn3rchild on August 08, 2009, 02:35 PM report to moderator
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For some reason that guy strikes me a lot more like James than Harry.

The Luna and Lavender girls are perfect!

Posted by RemsyLuck on August 08, 2009, 02:42 PM report to moderator
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i wish i looked like someoe

Posted by Albus Marcos Dumbledore on August 08, 2009, 02:45 PM report to moderator
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Oh too wild! Fun seeing the close resemblences! Congratulations to Harry, Mad-Eye, Hagrid, Luna, and Lavender!

Posted by Lillylove on August 08, 2009, 02:51 PM report to moderator
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Congratulations to everyone!

Posted by Wingardium Leviosa ❄WBM❄ on August 08, 2009, 03:00 PM report to moderator
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Thats pretty amazing, exspecially mad-eye moody. I guess ’m close to hermione, but more in personality.

Posted by Hermione Phoenixfire on August 08, 2009, 03:24 PM report to moderator
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Thats pretty amazing, exspecially mad-eye moody. I guess ’m close to hermione, but more in personality.

Posted by Hermione Phoenixfire on August 08, 2009, 03:25 PM report to moderator
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