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J.K. Rowling


Joanne Rowling was born in Yate, near Bristol, a few miles south of a town called Dursley ("Harry Potter"'s Muggle-family). Her father Peter Rowling was an engineer for Rolls Royce in Bristol at this time. Her mother, Anne, was half-French and half-Scottish. They met on a train as it left King's Cross Station in London. Her sister Diana is about 2 ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 BAFTA Film Award. Another 4 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2018 The Dublin Murders (TV Series) (announced)
 2018 Harry Potter: Hogwarts Mystery (Video Game) (based on characters created by) (post-production)
 2017-2018 C.B. Strike (TV Series) (novel - 7 episodes)
- Career of Evil: Part 2 (2018) ... (novel - as Robert Galbraith)
- Career of Evil: Part 1 (2018) ... (novel - as Robert Galbraith)
- The Silkworm: Part 2 (2017) ... (novel - as Robert Galbraith)
- The Silkworm: Part 1 (2017) ... (novel - as Robert Galbraith)
- The Cuckoo's Calling: Part 3 (2017) ... (novel - as Robert Galbraith)
 2018 Voldemort: Origins of the Heir (Video) (novels)
  Robin's Comedy Show (TV Series) (created by: The Dursleys, Private Drive Nr. 4 - 1 episode, 2016) (characters - 1 episode, 2016)
- Numbers and bombs (2016) ... (created by: The Dursleys, Private Drive Nr. 4 - uncredited)
- A new beginning at Hogwarts (2016) ... (characters - uncredited)
 2016 Severus Snape and the Marauders (Short) (based on character by)
 2015 Lego Dimensions (Video Game) (characters created by: Harry Potter & Fantastic Beasts - uncredited)
 2015 The Casual Vacancy (TV Mini-Series) (novel - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2015) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (novel)
- Episode #1.1 (2015) ... (novel)
 2014 The Tale of the Three Brothers (Short) (original story)
 2014 The Lego Movie (character: Albus Dumbledore - uncredited)
 2013 The Greater Good (Short) (based on a story by)
 2011 Lego Harry Potter: Years 5-7 (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2011 The Battle of Hogwarts (TV Series) (characters and story - 5 episodes)
- Chapter 5: Closure (2011) ... (characters and story)
- Chapter 4: Memorial (2011) ... (characters and story)
- Chapter 3: Regret (2011) ... (characters and story)
- Chapter 2: Mysteries (2011) ... (characters and story)
- Chapter 1: Artifacts (2011) ... (characters and story)
 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2011 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 (novel "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows")
 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2010 Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 (novel "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows")
 2010 A Very Potter Sequel (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 2010 Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey (Short) (creator)
 2010 Lego Harry Potter: Years 1-4 (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2009 Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2009 A Very Potter Musical (TV Movie) (characters - uncredited)
 2007 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2005 Harry Potter és a bölcsek köve (TV Short) (novel)
 2005 Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2004 Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2003 Harry Potter: Quidditch World Cup (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2002 Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2001 Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (Video Game) (characters and universe)
 2001 Lego Creator: Harry Potter (Video Game) (novel)
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Other Works:

Novel "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" See more »

Publicity Listings:

5 Biographical Movies | 4 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 85 Articles | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Robert Galbraith | J K Rowling | JK Rowling | Newt Scamander | Kennilworthy Whisp

Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

We don't need magic to transform our world. We carry all the power we need inside ourselves already! See more »

Trivia:

It should not be surprising that Stephen King is one of her biggest fans. Not only are they both best-selling authors of supernatural stories, they were also both schoolteachers before becoming successful writers. See more »

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Jo See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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