Before she could do any more, Bellatrix was joined by her master, who ignored her warning that Dumbledore was in the building. Bellatrix was subdued by Dumbledore in the Ministry of Magic’s Atrium while he duelled Voldemort. Voldemort interceded on Bellatrix’s behalf, grabbing her and taking her with him as he Disapparated, though not before being glimpsed by Ministry officials. Much like Charlie Weasley, Bellatrix seems to have two canon ages given in the series. Originally Sirius mentioned that she and her husband were friends of Snape’s when they were at Hogwarts together.

Bellatrix, distrusting Snape, poses a series of questions to him that seem solely designed to prove his disloyalty. Snape counters that the Dark Lord has already asked those same questions; as he is satisfied with Snape’s answers, should Bellatrix not also be? Snape also explains that if he had killed Harry Potter, he would have lost Dumbledore’s protection and would now be unable to act as Voldemort’s spy. The first wand she is seen using is Walnut with a Dragon Heartstring core. After her wand is captured in the final book, she procures another, but we are not told what it is made of. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Chapter 2 (Spinner’s End) – “She was so pale that she seemed to shine in the darkness; the long blonde hair streaming down her back gave her the look of a drowned person.

Even if the two were at Hogwarts together, it seems strange that a 6th-7th year Bellatrix would even notice little 11 year old Snape. It’s unknown why this is, but it seems to have been a simple mistake on the part of JK Rowling. Narcissa did not hold her late cousin Sirius Black or her older name of transportation sister, Andromeda Tonks, in high regard, presumably because they were both “blood traitors” who were disowned by the Black family. Bellatrix claimed that she and Narcissa had not seen Andromeda since she married Muggle-born wizard Ted Tonks, which would have occurred in the early 1970s.

The late Helen McCrory was set to play Bellatrix in “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” But she became pregnant prior to filming and was unable to play the role. Lord Voldemort may have been the ultimate villain of the “Harry Potter” series, but Bellatrix Lestrange was evil, sadistic, and worst of all, always striving for the Dark Lord’s love and respect. The villainous Bellatrix Lestrange was one of the most feared characters in “Harry Potter.” Hermione Granger is the first Muggleborn Slytherin has no idea what is in store for her. Andromeda hasnt spoke to her sisters in years, not since she ran away with Ted, and now somehow she has been dragged along for the ride, without any understanding of what the hell is going on. Bellatrix is a member of the Black Family and is the cousin of Sirius Black.

An enraged Molly Weasley engages Bellatrix in a duel and fires a curse that hits Bellatrix right over the heart, killing her. Rowling revealed that, though there was speculation that Neville would kill Bellatrix, she had always intended Molly to do so because the author wanted to match Bellatrix’s obsessive love with Molly’s maternal love. During the Second Wizarding War, Bellatrix took part in various battles and made it a point to assassinate any family members who belonged to the Order of the Phoenix. She was successful in killing her niece Nymphadora Tonks and her cousin Sirius Black. Dobby, a former house elf for the Malfoy family and a steadfast supporter of Harry Potter, was also killed by her. Following her failed effort to assassinate Ginny Weasley, Molly Weasley finally took her life in a duel.

There are a total of 31 Death Eaters who have been named, although only two of them are women. Unfortunately, the well-liked series doesn’t exactly have a sterling record for equitable gender representation. On the other hand, it is true that the women who are represented, such as Minerva McGonagall and Molly Weasley, are strong and showcase a good ideology as role models.

In many ways it is a fearsome strength, as she will do whatever is necessary to gain Voldemort’s favour and help him conquer the Wizarding realm. Over the course of the last three books, Bellatix murdered her cousin Sirius (whom she considered to be a “blood traitor”), tortured Hermione, killed Dobby, and killed Nymphadora Tonks, the daughter of her estranged sister Andromeda Tonks. Bellatrix was eventually killed by Molly Weasley during the final battle.

It was rumoured that the English actress Naomi Watts would portray Narcissa in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. Before her death in 2009, Natasha Richardson was considered for the role, as well as Jennifer Saunders and Irish actress Alison Doody. Finally, in November 2007, it was announced that the late Helen McCrory, who was originally cast as Bellatrix Lestrange in the film adaptation of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, was cast as Narcissa Malfoy.

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