Imelda Staunton, the actress widely rumored -- though as yet unconfirmed by WB -- to be playing Dolores Umbridge in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix turns 50 today! Happy Birthday, Ms Staunton, and thanks to incubo!
Well, after the events of Half-Blood Prince, it surely is hard to write this, but the calendar on JKRowling.com has been updated to wish a Happy Birthday to Severus Snape. Hiss! ;)
...some 79 years ago, a boy named Tom Marvolo Riddle was born.
This year we learned in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince more about the cirmcumstances of the birth of the boy who would become known as Lord Voldemort. While we at Leaky do not wish him particular happiness this day, for he has wroughtContinued...
Dame Maggie Smith (Professor Minerva McGonagall) celebrates her 71st birthday today. Cheers!
Thanks to Maria for the reminder.
She's the Queen o' the Cauldron,
our own Big Cheese
Everyone, won't you join me please?
as we gather round
and celebrate this day
in honor of
a very special birthday!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY MELISSA ANELLI!!
Cheers to you! :)
The calendar on JKRowling.com has been updated with December 12th birthday wishes for our favorite Dragon Keeper, Charlie Weasley. Cheers Charlie!
Today is the 21st birthday of the most wondrous, stupendiferous, fantabulous, illustratorest, podcast-producingest, head-designer-who-may-not-know-much-HP-trivia-but-who-we-love-anyway, John Noe! We wish we could say he was out partying it up, but no, as per usual he's working on Leaky and PotterCast. Please join us in wishingContinued...
JKRowling.com says today (August 22 in Britain) is Percy Weasley's birthday! Happy Birthday, Percy, and we're holding out hope for you.
We're a day late on this, but Leaky Lounge creator and administrator, Nick Rhein, celebrated his 21st birthday yesterday! We all hope he had a great one (and judging from the party that went down in the forums, he most likely did...).
It's July 31 in England, which means...it is Harry Potter and Jo Rowling's birthdays! Jo is 40 today, and we wish her all the health and continued success in the world. (If you poke around JKRowling.com, you'll see a bit of notice that it's her birthday, as well.)
In our three-years-running traditionContinued...
J.K. Rowling's oldest child, Jessica, turns 12 today! Happy birthday!
We at TLC wish Milly, our Floo partner and Hogwarts Galleries guru, the happiest birthday today!
Happy birthday to Robert Pattinson (Cedric Diggory) who turns 19 today!
Today, two ladies named Emma from the Potter films are celebrating their birthdays today:
Happy 15th Birthday to Emma Watson (Hermione Granger).
Happy 46th Birthday to Emma Thompson (Professor Trelawney).
A very happy second birthday to David Rowling-Murray, who is undoubtedly toddling around a certain writer/mommy's feet and keeping her from updating her site! (Take your time, Jo, we're just kidding. ... Wait, no, we're not. :)
We hope you'll join us in wishing JKR's son the happiestContinued...