20Newt Scamander

Eddie Redmayne as Newt Scamander in Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them

Obsessed with magical creatures from a young age, Newt became an expert on the subject very quickly.

As the star of the most recent Harry Potter series, Newt isn’t the most interesting character.

The hook of the Fantastic Beasts storyline are the people, creatures and situations that surround Newt, not necessarily Newt himself. Even if Newt isn’t a wealth of personality, he’s far from a pushover as a


Although Newt was expelled from Hogwarts, he managed to join the Ministry of Magic assisting House Elves and joining the Beast division. His book, Fantastic Beasts And Where to Find Them, became a staple of the Hogwarts curriculum for decades.

In addition, Newt was integral in the fight against Gellert Grindelwald. He even managed to stand his own against the dark wizard in a duel.

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