Harry Potter - Minerva McGonagall

Minerva McGonagall

Full name: Minerva McGonagall (Min-ERR-va Mck-GONE-a-gul)
Role in the books: Transfiguration teacher at Hogwarts; Harry's Head of House
Actor: Dame Maggie Smith
Age: 70 (approx)
Born: 4th October 1925 (approx)
Blood status: Unknown
Family: Unknown
Place of residence: Unknown; Hogwarts
Occupation: Transfiguration teacher, Head of Gryffindor House and Deputy Headmistress at Hogwarts, eventually Headmistress
Eyes: Unknown colour, beady, glasses
Hair: Black, worn in a bun
Other features of appearance: Strict face
Wand: Unknown
At Hogwarts: 1936-43 (approx); Gryffindor
Key personality traits: Strict, upright, serious, brave, fair and just, waspish, sarcastic, loyal, gruff exterior sometimes with a soft interior
First appearance in the story: It was on the corner of the street that he noticed the first sign of something peculiar - a cat reading a map. For a second, Mr Dursley didn't realise what he had seen - then he jerked his head around to look again. There was a tabby cat standing on the corner of Privet Drive, but there wasn't a map in sight... Mr Dursley blinked and stared at the cat. It stared back. (PS, ch.1, pg.8)
Key life moments: Waiting for Dumbledore in Privet Drive the day after Voldemort's downfall; providing the chess set to guard the Philosopher's Stone; meeting Harry; putting Harry on the Gryffindor Quidditch team; giving Harry, Hermione, Neville and Malfoy detention; temporarily acting as Headmistress after Dumbledore was suspended by the govenors; her various confrontations with Umbridge; trying to help Hagrid when he was being forcibly kicked out of the school and getting hit in the chest with four stunning spells; helped to lead and fought in the Battle of Hogwarts and survived; became Headmistress of Hogwarts properly.

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