Evanna Lynch

Evanna Lynch
Full Name: Evanna Lynch
Birthday: August 16, 1991
Parents: Marguerite and Donal
Siblings: One sister, Emily and two other siblings
Pets: Cats-Luna and her kitten Dumbledore plus other kittens [Crookshanks (deceased)]

Interesting Facts

On playing Luna

  • As a Harry Potter fanatic she dreamed of playing the role of Luna Lovegood. She even made a video of her acting out the part and sent it to Warner Brothers.
  • When Evanna Lynch was younger she wrote a letter to J.K. Rowling regarding her low hopes of playing cast as Luna in the films because she is from Termonfeckin. Jo’s response read “Don’t be too hard on Termonfeckin; it does have a brilliant name”. Jo is aware and “quite amazed” at the excellent coincidence.
  • Evanna was chosen for the role of Luna Lovegood over 15,000 other girls.
  • Evanna has in fact visited fansites about herself, though stopped shortly after due to negative comments.
  • Her father accompanied her on the trip to England for the tryouts.
  • Evanna was asked to do a screen test just a few short weeks after being asked to come back again after the tryouts.
  • She received a call three days after doing a screen test, saying she had gotten the part of Luna.
  • Evanna enjoys talking to the other cast members while off the set, and says that she no longer feels so nervous.

On Harry Potter

  • Evanna has read each of the Harry Potter books 6 or 7 times.
  • Evanna has a signed copy of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix from J.K. Rowling.
  • After being introduced to Luna’s character, Evanna was positive that she[Luna] was the perfect character for her.


Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part II (2011) (filming)
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I (2010) (filming)
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007)