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The Fat Friar

Real name: Unknown

Race: Human ghost

Occupation: Ghost representative for Hufflepuff House
Group affiliation: Hufflepuff House
Base of operations: Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, U.K.

Story: The Fat Friar is one of the ghosts at Hogwarts. He is friendly with the students and was one of the beings that helped the students by supplying information when Dolores Umbridge was head mistress of Hogwarts [1]

Continuity: Harry Potter
Company: Bloomsbury
First app.: Books: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (1997)
Movies: Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (2001)
Creator(s): J.K. Rowling
Country of origin: United Kingdom UK

Background notes: When Harry Potter was adapted for movies, the Fat Friar was played by Simon Fisher-Becker. Contrary to the books where the Friar played a significant role in the story, he has, in the movie versions, only appeared in the first movie so far.

Related links/characters:
- Harry Potter
- Hermione Grainger
- Ron Weasley
- Rubeus Hagrid

References: 1: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix