Study Guide

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Characters

By J.K. Rowling

Harry Potter

Ronald Weasley

Hermione Granger

Albus Dumbledore

Voldemort

Rubeus Hagrid

Minerva McGonagall

Severus Snape

Professor Quirrell

Quirrell is new to Hogwarts. He's the new Defense Against the Dark Arts teacher. And he seems...

Draco Malfoy

Mr. Vernon Dursley

Mrs. Petunia Dursley

Harry's Muggle aunt, Mrs. Dursley, is "thin and blonde and ha[s] nearly twice the usual amount of...

Dudley Dursley

The Bloody Baron

The Bloody Baron is one of the ghosts who live at Hogwarts. He's associated with Slytherin. The...

Crabbe and Goyle

Crabbe and Goyle are Malfoy's two Slytherin henchmen and definitely not the sharpest first-years...

Mrs. Figg

Mrs. Figg is the Dursleys' next-door neighbor. She babysits Harry every time the Dursleys want to...

Argus Filch

Filch is the caretaker of Hogwarts. Most of the students, including the Gryffindors, don't like...

Seamus Finnigan

Seamus is a first-year Gryffindor from a mixed-blood (that is, half-Muggle) family.

Nicolas Flamel and Perenelle

Nicolas Flamel and his wife Perenelle are the keepers of the Sorcerer's Stone and the only makers...

Marcus Flint

Marcus is an older student at Hogwarts who's one of the Slytherin Quidditch players.

Professor Flitwick

Prof. Flitwick teaches Charms at Hogwarts.

Fluffy

Fluffy is the three-headed monster dog that Hagrid uses to guard the trapdoor hiding the...

Griphook

Griphook is a goblin who works at Gringotts bank.

Hedwig

Madam Hooch

Madam Hooch is the professor of Flying (on broomsticks) at Hogwarts.

Lee Jordan

Lee is an older Hogwarts student, a member of Gryffindor, and friends with the Weasley twins....

Neville Longbottom

At first it seems like Neville is an unlikely candidate for Gryffindor even though, like Harry,...

Madame Malkin

Nearly Headless Nick

Nearly Headless Nick is one of the ghosts who live at Hogwarts; he is affiliated with Gryffindor.

Norbert

Norbert is a baby Norwegian Ridgeback dragon. He's also illegal in England. A mysterious stranger...

Mrs. Norris

Mrs. Norris is Filch the caretaker's creepy cat. The students regard her with dread and disdain....

Mr. Ollivander

Mr. Ollivander can remember every wand he's sold. He knows what each one was made of and to whom...

Peeves

Peeves is one of the ghosts who reside at Hogwarts. This annoying poltergeist is a destructive...

Piers Polkiss

Piers is Dudley's equally horrible friend who accompanies the Dursleys to the zoo.

Madam Pomfrey

Madam Pomfrey is the head nurse at the Hogwarts infirmary. She takes care of Ron when he's bitten...

James and Lily Potter

The Potters are Harry's deceased parents. When they were young, both attended Hogwarts and were...

Ronan, Bane, and Firenze

These three figures are centaurs who Harry meets in the forest during detention. Centaurs can...

Scabbers

Dean Thomas

Dean is another first-year Gryffindor. Like Hermione, he's from a Muggle family and has never...

Mrs. Weasley

Charlie Weasley

Charlie is the older brother of Percy, Fred, George, and Ron. He's out of school and lives in...

Fred and George Weasley

Fred and George are the youngest of Ron Weasley's older brothers. They are Gryffindors and both...

Ginny Weasley

Percy Weasley

In book one, Percy is the oldest of the Weasley children still attending Hogwarts. More stuck up...

Oliver Wood

Wood is the Captain of the Gryffindor Quidditch team. He teaches Harry the rudiments of the game.