Tom Felton, the actor who portrayed Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series, recently revealed his former crush on co-star Helena Bonham-Carter. In a 2011 interview, Felton spoke about his admiration for Bonham-Carter’s unique style and playful personality on set.
Childhood Crush on Bellatrix Lestrange Actress
In the interview, Felton disclosed that as a young boy, he had a crush on Bonham-Carter, who played the infamous Bellatrix Lestrange in the Harry Potter franchise. Felton described her as an “English rose with a crazy twist” who wore vintage French clothing and had a “cheeky” demeanor.
Off-Set and On-Set Personalities
Felton also commented on the difference between Bonham-Carter’s off-set and on-set personalities. He noted that when the cameras started rolling, she transformed into a “complete psycho,” referring to her intense portrayal of the character Bellatrix Lestrange.
Attraction and Professional Relationships
Felton’s crush on Bonham-Carter is a reminder that attraction can happen in various forms, including admiration for a co-worker’s unique qualities. While Felton did not have romantic feelings for his co-star Emma Watson, his relationship with her was also a topic of fan speculation, given their on-screen chemistry. Felton’s comments illustrate the importance of maintaining professional relationships on set, even when there is a degree of attraction between colleagues.
Harry Potter fans can now stream the film series on HBO Max and revisit the on-screen chemistry between Felton, Watson, and the rest of the beloved cast.
Frequently Asked Questions
Who is Daniel Radcliffe?Daniel Radcliffe is an English actor known for his role as Harry Potter in the Harry Potter film series.
Who is Emma Watson?Emma Watson is an English actress known for her role as Hermione Granger in the Harry Potter film series.
Who is Tom Felton?Tom Felton is an English actor known for his role as Draco Malfoy in the Harry Potter film series.
Who is Helena Bonham Carter?Helena Bonham Carter is an English actress known for her roles in various films, including the Harry Potter film series where she played the role of Bellatrix Lestrange.
What is the Harry Potter series?The Harry Potter series is a series of seven fantasy novels written by J.K. Rowling, which have been adapted into a successful film franchise. The story follows the life of a young wizard, Harry Potter, and his friends Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they attend Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and fight against the evil wizard, Lord Voldemort.