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In Defense of Michael Gambon

It seems that there is one “Harry Potter” actor in particular who gets an extraordinary amount of flack for his portrayal in the series. I am talking, of course, about Michael Gambon, the substitute Dumbledore who just can’t seem to please the majority of “Potter” fans. Is the strong stance against him really justified?

Ten of the best Dumbledore quotes

Albus Dumbledore indisputably has some of the best quotes of the “Harry Potter” series. His remarks range from inspirational to cleverly humorous and are always carefully crafted and witty. Here are ten of Dumbledore’s best quotes. Of course, there are far more than ten, but this list is just a start. Feel free to post some of your favorite quotes in the comments section.

Sir Michael Gambon speaks about his fears of Alzheimer’s disease

Sir Michael Gambon – who portrayed Albus Dumbledore in the “Harry Potter” films from “Prisoner of Azkaban” onward – opened up in a recent interview about his Alzheimer’s fears and upcoming roles. The Irish-born 73-year-old actor revealed that he is so concerned about his memory loss, he wears an earpiece when acting on stage in case he forgets his lines.

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