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What is Harry Potter's real name?

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Harry Potter's real name is Harry James Potter. He is the main character in the "Harry Potter" book series written by J.K. Rowling. His middle name, James, is also his father's name.

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Harry Potter was called by other names in the series as well, which include the Chosen One, Undesirable Number One, the Boy Who Lived, Parry Otter, the Chosen Boy, Saint Potter and the Mudblood's Friend. On screen, the character Harry Potter has been played by Daniel Radcliffe, a British actor. According to the author, the inspiration for the surname Potter came from her neighbors in Winterbourne. Harry Potter's mother's name is Lily Evans Potter.

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