Today, at the age of 91, the actor Robert Hardy, who played Cornelius Fudge, has passed away. Here are some curiosities we gathered about his character in the Harry Potter saga.
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– Cornelius Fudge was Minister of Magic for six years, from 1990 to 1996, when he resigned due to Voldemort’s return;
– Before becoming Minister of Magic, Fudge was Junior Minister at the Department of Magical Accidents and Catastrophes;
– His first appearance occurred only in the second book of the series, due to facts related to the reopening of the Chamber of Secrets;
– Robert Hardy, who gave Fudge life on the big screen, had already played a politician before. For several times he was Winston Churchill, British Prime Minister during World War II.