Happy Birthday, Harry James Potter! The beloved character from the Harry Potter franchise was born on July 31st, 1980, which means today is his big 40th birthday. The celebration comes only a week after the birthday of actor Danial Radcliffe, who is best known for playing Harry Potter in the film adaptations. Many fans took to Twitter last week to honor Radcliffe, and joke that he's now the official author of the Harry Potter series. Now, the fans are back to pay tribute to The Boy Who Lived and all of his services to the wizarding world.
"Happy Birthday to Harry Potter, the Chosen One ⚡," @wizardingworld tweeted.
Happy Birthday to Harry Potter, the Chosen One ⚡ pic.twitter.com/7kAYx6yA3R— Wizarding World (@wizardingworld) July 31, 2020
And they're not the only ones! From photos of Radcliffe as Harry Potter to messages of thanks, here are some of the posts to hit Twitter today in honor of Harry's 40th birthday...
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Happy Birthday, Harry! 🎉 Remember when you tried to save Buckbeak and Sirius using the timeturner? ⏳⌛️July 31, 2020
happy birthday to harry potter aka the king of weird photoshoots pic.twitter.com/lBvcKgCrti— mar (@lunastonks) July 31, 2020
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Happy Birthday Harry Potter!🧙🏼♂️💫July 31, 2020
The #HarryPotter fandom is celebrating July 31 the best way it knows how - by coming together to create positive change from within our platforms. We are very excited to share and be a part of this community fundraiser! #WandsUp for transgender rights! https://t.co/TSLXZluLl0 pic.twitter.com/uNpYjl5hk9— MuggleNet: #1 Wizarding World Resource Since 1999 (@MuggleNet) July 31, 2020