Harry Potter portal Fictional characters portal. Retrieved 28 February Retrieved 15 July The straight romance was explicit in the text; the gay one was not and never would be. I don't preach my atheism, but I have a huge amount of respect for people like Richard Dawkins who do.
His eyes are described as being a brilliant, soul-piercing shade of blue, and usually twinkled with kindness and mischief.
Rowling stated she chose the name Dumbledorewhich is a dialectal word for " bumblebee ",  because of Dumbledore's love of music: To prevent her being institutionalised in St. Retrieved 30 November Retrieved 10 November By the end of the book, Dumbledore and Harry set out to the cave where Dumbledore believes a Horcrux resides. In the second novel, Dumbledore suspects that Tom Riddle is somehow involved in the attacks on the muggle born students, as he says, when asked who is the culprit, "not who, but how? This has been attributed to Gambon's policy of not reading the source material from which his films are adapted.
Snape told Dumbledore that he had little more than a year to live. Harry Potter portal Fictional characters portal. Retrieved 10 November Towards the end of the book, Dumbledore explains to Harry that Voldemort chose him as his equal and that one must kill the other in the end, and confesses that his great affection for Harry has clouded his judgement. During the last book, Harry finds out that he must die because he is a Horcrux. Radcliffe first expressed a desire to act at the age of five,  and in Decemberaged 10, he made his acting debut in BBC One 's televised two-part adaptation of the Charles Dickens novel David Copperfieldportraying the title character as a young boy.