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Matthew Lewis        

English Actor; Plays Neville Longbottom in the "Harry Potter" Films

Matthew Lewis is an English film, television and stage actor, best known for playing Neville Longbottom in the "Harry Potter" films.

He has been acting since he was 5 years old. He started off with minor parts in television program, debuting in "Some Kind of Life." He then went on to portray Neville Longbottom in the eight "Harry Potter" films. During the filming of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," Helena Bonham Carter, who portrays Bellatrix Lestrange, accidentally ruptured Lewis's eardrum when she stuck her wand in his ear.

The author of the "Harry Potter" series, J.K. Rowling, gave a speech during the final, world premiere of "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" in July 2011 in London, England. She stated that there were seven major cast members in the series, whom she referred to as The Big Seven, and she named Lewis as one of the seven members, along with Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint, Emma Watson, Tom Felton, Evanna Lynch and Bonnie Wright.

Shot prior to the release of "Deathly Hallows," Lewis played the reporter in the independent film "The Sweet Shop." Lewis played the character Jamie Bradley in a five-part TV series called "The Syndicate" written by Kay Mellor, which was broadcast on BBC One in spring 2012.

In July 2012, Lewis appeared in a music video called "Filth" by A Band of Buriers, Matthew co-starred with actress Lily Loveless, and portrayed boyfriend and girlfriend in the music video.

It was announced in October 2013 that Lewis had joined the series 2 cast of BBC Three comedy drama "Bluestone 42."


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