Child characters in film

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  1. Hermione Granger

    Hermione Granger


    Hermione Jean Granger (hərˈm.əni ˈn ˈɡrnər) is a fictional character in J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. She initially appears in the first novel, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, as a new student on her way to Hogwarts. After Harry and Ron save her from a mountain troll in the girls' toilets, she becomes close friends with them and often uses her quick wit, deft recall, and encyclopaedic knowledge to help them. Rowling has stated that Hermione resembles her at a younger age, with her insecurity and fear of failure.

  2. Ron Weasley

    Ron Weasley


    Ronald Bilius "Ron" Weasley is a fictional character and one of the three protagonists (the other two being Harry Potter and Hermione Granger) of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. His first appearance was in the first book of the series, Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone as the best friend of Harry Potter and Hermione Granger. He is a member of the Weasley family, a pure blood family, who reside in "The Burrow" outside Ottery St. Catchpole. Along with Harry and Hermione, he is a member of the Gryffindor house. Ron is present in most of the action throughout the series.

  3. Harry Potter

    Harry Potter


    Harry James Potter is the title character and the protagonist of J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. The majority of the books' plot covers seven years in the life of the orphan Potter, who, on his eleventh birthday, learns he is a wizard. Thus, he attends Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry to practice magic under the guidance of the kindly headmaster Albus Dumbledore and other school professors. Harry also discovers that he is already famous throughout the novel's magical community, and that his fate is tied with that of Lord Voldemort, the internationally feared Dark Wizard and murderer of his mother and father.

  4. Draco Malfoy

    Draco Malfoy


    Draco Malfoy is a fictional character and a major antagonist in J. K. Rowling's Harry Potter series. He is a Slytherin student in Harry Potter's year. He is frequently accompanied by his two accomplices, Vincent Crabbe and Gregory Goyle, who act as henchmen. Although Draco is often regarded as a cowardly bully who uses psychological manipulation and verbal taunts to denigrate his victims, he reveals an ability to cunningly wield magic to attain his objectives.

  5. Dorothy Gale

    Dorothy Gale


    Dorothy Gale is the protagonist of many of the Oz novels by American author L. Frank Baum, and the best friend of Oz's ruler Princess Ozma. Dorothy first appears in Baum's classic children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and reappears in most of its sequels. She also is the main character in various adaptations, notably the classic 1939 movie adaptation of the book, The Wizard of Oz. Even when she does not appear in a sequel (as in the case of The Marvelous Land of Oz), she is arguably the most important character in the series, as it is she, through her actions in The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, who sparked later events.

  6. Wednesday Addams

    Wednesday Addams


    Wednesday Friday Addams is a fictional character created by cartoonist Charles Addams in his comic strip The Addams Family; the character has also appeared in television and film.

  7. Hit Girl

    Hit Girl


    Hit-Girl (real name Mindy McCready) is a fictional character appearing in the Kick-Ass series, published by Marvel Comics under the company's imprint Icon Comics. The character was created by artist John Romita, Jr. and writer Mark Millar. She is a young but effective vigilante, trained by her father Damon McCready (a.k.a. Big Daddy) from an early age to be a costumed superhero and assassin. In Kick-Ass, she is introduced as a supporting character. She featured in her own self-titled comic book series, Hit-Girl, which was first published on 27 June 2012. She is portrayed by Chloë Grace Moretz in the feature film adaptations Kick-Ass and Kick Ass 2.

  8. Alice Kingsley

    Alice Kingsley


    Alice is a fictional character in the literary classic, Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and its sequel, Through the Looking-Glass, And What Alice Found There. She is a young girl from Victorian-era Britain.

  9. Matilda Wormwood

    Matilda Wormwood


    Matilda Wormwood is the title character and protagonist of the bestselling children's novel Matilda by Roald Dahl. She is a highly precocious five-year-old girl who has a passion for reading books. Her parents do not recognize her great intelligence and show little interest in her, particularly her father, a secondhand car dealer who has performed numerous abusive actions on her. She discovers she has psychokinetic powers which she uses to her advantage. In the BBC Radio 4 two-part adaptation of the novel, she is played by Lauren Mote and in the film, as a six-year-old she is portrayed by American actress Mara Wilson and as a toddler she is portrayed by Amanda and Caitlin Fein.

  10. Pollyanna

    Pollyanna (1973)


    Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same optimistic outlook. The book was such a success, that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Eleven more Pollyanna sequels, known as "Glad Books", were later published, most of them written by Elizabeth Borton or Harriet Lummis Smith. Further sequels followed, including Pollyanna Plays the Game by Colleen L. Reece, published in 1997.

  11. Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist)

    Regan MacNeil (The Exorcist)


    Regan Teresa MacNeil (born 1961) is a fictional character from William Peter Blatty's horror novel and film The Exorcist and its first sequel, Exorcist II: The Heretic. The character was portrayed by actress Linda Blair.

  12. Anne Shirley

    Anne Shirley


    Anne Shirley is a fictional character introduced in the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Montgomery wrote in her journal that the idea for Anne's story came from relatives who, planning to adopt an orphaned boy, received a girl instead. Anne Shirley's appearance was inspired by a photograph which Montgomery clipped from the Metropolitan Magazine and kept, unaware of the model's identity as the notorious 1900s Gibson Girl Evelyn Nesbit.

  13. Pippi Longstocking

    Pippi Longstocking


    Pippi Longstocking (Swedish Pippi Långstrump) is a fictional character in a series of children's books by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren, and adapted into multiple films and television series. Pippi was named by Lindgren's then nine-year-old daughter, Karin, who requested a get-well story from her mother one day when she was home sick from school.

  14. Jamie Lloyd Carruthers

    Jamie Lloyd Carruthers


    Jamie Lloyd is a fictional character and protagonist in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988), Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989), and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995). Jamie Lee Curtis was asked to return as Laurie Strode for the fourth film, but declined for another film project. She asked that the writers include her death from an automobile accident in the plot. Instead, the fourth film introduced Laurie's daughter. As the daughter of Laurie, she is also the niece of infamous serial killer Michael Myers. She was played by Danielle Harris in Halloween 4 and Halloween 5, and by J. C. Brandy in Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

  15. Tom Sawyer

    Tom Sawyer


    Thomas "Tom" Sawyer is the title character of the Mark Twain novel Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). He appears in three other novels by Twain: Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), Tom Sawyer Abroad (1894), and Tom Sawyer, Detective (1896).

  16. Pugsley Addams

    Pugsley Addams


    Pugsley Addams is a member of the fictional Addams family, created by cartoonist Charles Addams.

  17. Little Red Riding Hood

    Little Red Riding Hood


    Little Red Riding Hood, also known as Little Red Cap or simply Red Riding Hood, is a European fairy tale about a young girl and a Big Bad Wolf. The story has been changed considerably in its history and subject to numerous modern adaptations and readings. The story was first published by Charles Perrault.

  18. Boba Fett #1

    Boba Fett #1


    Boba Fett is a fictional character in Star Wars. A recurring antagonist in The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, he is a bounty hunter hired by Darth Vader. He also made a cameo appearance in the digitally remastered Special Edition of Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope working for Jabba the Hutt. Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones establishes his origin as an unaltered clone of the bounty hunter Jango Fett raised as his son. His aura of danger and mystery has created a cult following for the character.

  19. Melinda Sordino

    Melinda Sordino


    Melinda Sordino is the main character and narrator of Laurie Halse Anderson's 1999 novel Speak. Her last name, Sordino, is an Italian word that can be translated as "mute" or "deaf."

  20. Carol Anne Freeling

    Carol Anne Freeling


  21. Damien - Newborn

    Damien - Newborn


    Damien Thorn is a fictional character and the primary antagonist of The Omen series. He is the Antichrist and the son of the Devil. The character has been portrayed by Harvey Spencer Stephens, Jonathan Scott-Taylor, Sam Neill, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick and Bradley James.

  22. Pollyanna



    Pollyanna is a best-selling 1913 novel by Eleanor H. Porter that is now considered a classic of children's literature, with the title character's name becoming a popular term for someone with the same optimistic outlook. The book was such a success that Porter soon produced a sequel, Pollyanna Grows Up (1915). Eleven more Pollyanna sequels, known as "Glad Books", were later published, most of them written by Elizabeth Borton or Harriet Lummis Smith. Further sequels followed, including Pollyanna Plays the Game by Colleen L. Reece, published in 1997.

  23. Christopher Robin

    Christopher Robin


    Christopher Robin is a character created by A. A. Milne, appearing in his popular books of poetry and stories about Winnie-the-Pooh. He has subsequently appeared in Disney cartoons.

  24. Lost Boy

    Lost Boy


    Peter Pan's Lost Boys are characters in J. M. Barrie's play Peter Pan, or The Boy Who Wouldn't Grow Up and subsequent adaptations and extensions to the story. They are boys who fall out of their prams when the nurse is not looking and were lost by their nannies in places such as Kensington Gardens. Having gone unclaimed for seven days, they were whisked off to Neverland, where they live with Peter Pan. There are no "lost girls", because (as Peter explains) girls are much too clever to fall out of their prams and be lost in this manner.

  25. Macduff's Son

    Macduff's Son


    Macduff's son is a character in William Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth (1606). His name and age are not established in the text, and, typical of Shakespeare's child characters, the boy is cute and clever. While Lady Macduff and her children are mentioned in Holinshed's Chronicle as the innocent victims of Macbeth's cruelty, Shakespeare is completely responsible for developing Macduff's son as a character.

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