Harry Melling

Known from:

Harry Potter: Dudley Dursley (Harry Potters chuby and spoilt cousin)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs: Harrison (quadriplegic poet)

Harry Melling started acting at the age of 10, played in five of the Harry Potter films and had its breakthrough with the role of Harry Potters chubby and dumb cousin, Dudley Dursley.

Apart from Harry Potter, Harry Melling is a true multi-talent, who also appeared in numerous theatre roles and TV productions, such as Harold Pinter's "The Hothouse" or in the role of Gilli in „Merlin“ and as Bastien in „The Musketeers“.

2018 he shines in the new Coen Brother's film, "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs“, a six-part Western film, in which Melling stars in the plot of “Meal Ticket” playing a quadriplegic actor opposite Liam Neeson.

Did you know, that…

… Melling lost so much weight within a year that he had to wear special face prosthetics for his final appearance in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows”?

… his grandfather was the actor Patrick Troughton, forever remembered for playing the Second Doctor in “Doctor Who”?

… Melling played at the National Theatre in the company of "Mother Courage and her Children" alongside his on-screen mother Fiona Shaw, known as Petunia Dursley, Harry Potters aunt.