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Sean Biggerstaff


Scottish actor most widely known for his function as Oliver Hardwood in the Harry Potter film franchise. He also performed Henry, Duke of Gloucester in the 2003 BBC One mini-series, Charles II: THE ENERGY & the Interest. He was an associate from the Scottish Youngsters Theater group. He starred as Jeremy Wolfenden in the 2007 BBC Four film Consenting Adults. He started dating celebrity Rachel Curtis in early 2010. He includes a sister called Jenny. He performed a supporting function in Harry Potter as well as the Chamber of Secrets, which starred Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson.

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Full Name Sean Biggerstaff
Date Of Birth March 15, 1983
Place Of Birth Glasgow, Scotland
Height 1.75 m
Profession Movie Actor
Education Scottish Youth Theatre
Nationality Scottish
Siblings Jenny Biggerstaff
Movies The Winter Guest, Harry Potter And The Sorcerer's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Cashback, Agatha Christie's Marple: Why Didn't They Ask Evans?, Hippie Hippie Shake, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Mary Queen of Scots, Whisky Galore!, The Last King, Consenting Adults, Hector & Himself, In Extremis
TV Shows Garrow's Law, The Crow Road
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1 Won a BAFTA-Scotland award for Best Actor-Television, for 'Consenting Adults' in 2007.
2 Plays guitar with the Glasgow band, Wrongnote.
3 Reprised his role as Oliver Wood in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2" in an uncredited cameo.
4 His favorite movie is Ghostbusters (1984).
5 His character Oliver Wood was cut from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) due to time constraints.
6 Has a younger sister, Jenny, born in 2000.
7 First song ever learned was "Scentless Apprentice" by Nirvana
8 Learned to play the guitar by ear and has been playing since he was thirteen.
9 He joined his local drama group, the Maryhill Youth Theater at 7
10 He went to school in Milngavie (just outside of Glasgow)
11 He started acting at 5
12 Has an official site, www.seanbiggerstaff.com. He interacts with his fans through his diary and his official message board, where he occasionally posts.
13 Used to play guitar for the band Crambo and sang on the chorus of their song "Norman Blake".



Hippie Hippie Shake 2010 completed
Hector & Himself announced Hector Green
The Exit 2016 Short Scot
Whisky Galore 2016 Sergeant Odd
Enora 2016 Short James McMaryon
Boldly Gone 2014 Short Matthew
In Extremis 2014/I Short The Guard
Mary Queen of Scots 2013 Bothwell
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2 2011 Oliver Wood (uncredited)
Voices 2009/III Short Herb
Garrow's Law 2009 TV Series Tom
The Lost Book 2009 TV Series Kyle
X on a Map 2009 Short Paul
Agatha Christie's Marple 2009 TV Series Bobby Attfield
Consenting Adults 2007 TV Movie Jeremy Wolfenden
Cashback 2006 Ben Willis
CHEM087 2006 Video short
Selected Shorts #2: European Award Winners 2005 Video
Cashback 2004 Short Ben
The Last King 2003 TV Mini-Series Henry, Duke of Gloucester
Doctor Who: Shada 2003 TV Mini-Series Chris Parsons
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets 2002 Oliver Wood
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone 2001 Oliver Wood
The Winter Guest 1997 Tom
The Crow Road 1996 TV Mini-Series Young Darren



Locks of Love 2014 production assistant



Interviews with Students 2003 Video documentary short Himself

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Garrow's Law 2009 TV Series Dean

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1 It can be a bit irritating when someone asks me how the new film's coming along when I haven't worked on Harry Potter for two years. Generally speaking, I have no problem with it. Most actors go through their careers without ever being involved in something so spectacular, so I think it would be a bit ignorant of me to object to being associated with it. Harry Potter is an amazing thing. I'm not just being diplomatic here either. I'm still reminded regularly of what a unique experience it was.

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