Name: JK Rowling
Birth Name: 
Joanne Rowling
Birth Date: 
July 31, 1965
Birth Place: 
Bristol, England
Occupation: 
Writer - Harry Potter Series
Relationship Status: 
Married to Neil Michael Murray
Celebrity Ranking # 1222
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JK Rowling Announces “The History of Magic in North America” Series!

Posted Monday March 7, 2016 3:57 PM GMT

Following on the heels of the “Fantastic Beasts” trilogy news, JK Rowling just unveiled a new series of four original stories under the moniker “The History of Magic in North America.”

The much-anticipated collection will debut this week on Rowling’s Pottermore website and there’s a new video to shed some light on what’s to come.

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JK Rowling Confirms: “Fantastic Beasts” Will Be Trilogy!

Posted Wednesday March 2, 2016 1:58 PM GMT

It’s no secret that the conclusion of the “Harry Potter” films has left a void in the industry’s landscape, but JK Rowling just offered up some great news to brighten the day.

On Monday, the prolific author was asked by a Twitter follower about her forthcoming play “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” stating, “I heard this will be a movie too.”

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“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I&II” Script Book is Coming!

Posted Wednesday February 10, 2016 3:01 PM GMT

There’s plenty of reason to get excited for Harry Potter fans, as Pottermore just announced the forthcoming release of print and digital editions of a special rehearsal version of the script book for “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I&II.”

The much-anticipated play will open in London’s West End this summer, with previews slated to run for several weeks prior to the July 30th premiere.

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“Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” Play Will Star Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger

Posted Monday December 21, 2015 12:31 PM GMT

In addition to the announcement of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them,” Harry Potter fans are also rejoicing over a forthcoming stage production.

Set 19 years after the final Potter book, “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” will star Swaziland-born Noma Dumezweni as Hermione Granger, making for an entirely new look for the character.

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Donald Trump: Worse than Lord Voldemort?!

Posted Tuesday December 8, 2015 2:09 PM GMT

It’s no secret that he’s made some pretty inflammatory comments as of late, and Donald Trump just struck a nerve with “Harry Potter” author JK Rowling.

On Tuesday (December 8) the prolific scribe took to her Twitter account to declare her disapproval of the billionaire Presidential candidate.

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J.K. Rowling Tweets Announcement of Harry Potter Play

Posted Friday June 26, 2015 2:58 PM GMT

Never content to rest on her laurels, JK Rowling has penned a new play for the London state titled “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child,” slated to open in the West End in 2016.

The prolific novelist took to her Twitter account to let fans know about the project, which also included contributions from director John Tiffany and writer Jack Thorne.

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J.K. Rowling Unveils Uncle Vernon & Aunt Petunia Dursley Origin Story!

Posted Wednesday June 24, 2015 3:00 PM GMT

It’s the 35th birthday of Dudley Dursley, the cousin of Harry Potter, and author JK Rowling is celebrating with a new essay about the origins of Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia Dursley.

The prolific writer took to her Pottermore website to explain what led Vernon and Petunia to force Harry to take up residence in the under-the-stairs cupboard.

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J.K. Rowling Drops First New Harry Potter Story on Pottermore Website!

Posted Friday December 12, 2014 8:03 PM GMT

It’s a wonderful day for “Harry Potter” fans, as JK Rowling just released the first of her twelve new Pottermore stories.

As promised, the prolific author has designed a riddle that readers must solve before gaining access to the goodies and the first one looks to be pretty tough.

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