• Scarlett Byrne is an actor and model best known for portraying Pansy Parkinson in the "Harry Potter" movie franchise
• She was born in London, England, attended Sacred Heart High School, and did not enroll in college after matriculation to focus on her acting career.
• She launched her acting career in 2004 and won the role of Pansy Parkinson in the "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" in 2009.
• Scarlett married Cooper Hefner, son of the founder and editor-in-chief of "Playboy" magazine, in 2019.
• She is active in travel, dancing, and is an animal lover. Her net worth is estimated at over $3 million.

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FactIs a year older than her fiancé Cooper Hefner.

Who is Scarlett Byrne from the movie “Harry Potter”? Wiki Bio

Scarlett Hannah Byrne was born in Hammersmith, London, England on 6 October 1990, so her zodiac sign is Libra and she holds British nationality. She is an actress and a model, best known for portraying Pansy Parkinson in the movie franchise “Harry Potter”, and also for playing Lexi in the TV series entitled “Falling Skies”.

Early life and education

Scarlett was raised in Hammersmith by her father who is a mailman, and her mother who was a nurse – it’s believed that her mother has recently passed away as Scarlett wished her a happy Mother’s Day on her Twitter account stating she misses her and will always love her.

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Scarlett became interested in acting while attending 4th grade, and after being encouraged by her teacher, she began practicing with the school’s drama club, and started appearing in school’s plays. She attended Sacred Heart High School in Hammersmith, and was mostly focused on her acting classes, while she was also physically active playing soccer and lacrosse. Upon matriculation, Scarlett focused on her acting career, and didn’t enroll at college.

Career as an actress

She launched her acting career in 2004, when she appeared in the short film entitled “CryBaby”, and was then invited to appear in the “Kiss My Asp” episode of the TV series “Doctors”.

She auditioned for the role of Luna Lovegood in the film “Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix” in 2007 but didn’t win it, however, she tried again and auditioned for the role of Pansy Parkinson in “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” in 2009, winning it and subsequently becoming famous worldwide. “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” stars Daniel Radcliffe and Emma Watson, and follows Harry Potter as he ‘he discovers an old book marked as “the property of the Half-Blood Prince” and begins to learn more about Lord Voldemort’s (Ralph Fiennes’) dark past.’ In 2010, she made a cameo appearance in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1”, and in 2011 played a supporting role as Pansy once again, in “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2”.

After the “Harry Potter” franchise ended, she appeared in the web series entitled “Pindippy”, and then in 2012 was invited to portray Brittany in the action comedy film “Lake Placid: The Final Chapter” which stars Elisabeth Rohm and Yancy Butler, and follows Reba and the Sheriff as they try to rescue kids who have entered a park filled with crocodiles. In 2013, she played Sarah in the short film “Lashes”, and in 2014 she won her first lead role playing Alexis ‘Lexi’ Glass-Mason in the TV series “Falling Skies”, which tells the tale of survivors of an alien attack, who are trying to fight the aliens back on Earth.

The year 2015 saw her appear in the film “Sorority Murder”, as well as in the TV series “The Vampire Diaries” appearing in 12 episodes of its 7th season. She was cast to portray Lacey in an episode of the TV series “Mary + Jane” in 2016, while the following year saw her play the lead role as Lisa in the film “Skybound”. Two of her most recent roles have been in the short film “Stick and Poke” in 2019, and in the TV series “Runaways” in 2019, appearing in five episodes of its third season. In 2017, Scarlett posed nude for the “Playboy” magazine’s March/April issue. She is also a dancer and appeared in the competition show “Dancing with the Stars” in 2018.

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Love life and husband

Scarlett met Cooper Hefner, son of the famous Hugh Hefner who was the founder and editor-in chief of “Playboy” magazine”, in 2013 at a café. The two chatted for a while, exchanged phone numbers, and went on a date a week later. Scarlett announced in August 2015 that Cooper asked her to marry him, and the wedding was held in November 2019, which only their closest friends and family attended. The two do not have any children together; they are currently living in London. Before Cooper, Scarlett was dating her high school sweetheart from 2005 to 2008, when they matriculated and moved to different cities.

Hobbies and other interests

Scarlett has her own favorites when it comes to famous Hollywood actors and actress, who are Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, and Natalie Portman, while some of her favorite movies are “The Sleepers”, the “Pirates of the Caribbean” franchise, and “V for Vendetta”. She likes to travel, and has been all around Europe visiting countries such as Spain, Portugal, and France while she has also been to New York and California in the USA. She is a lover of animals and has a pet dog while her favorite animals are horses. She enjoys reading books in her free time – her favorite writer is Agatha Christie, while two of her favorite books are “Murder on the Orient Express” and “Death on the Nile”.

Appearance and net worth

Scarlett is 29 years old. She has long brown hair and brown eyes, is 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and weighs around 119lbs (54kgs). As of early 2020, her net worth is estimated at over $3 million, while Cooper’s net worth is reputedly over $43 million.

Who is Cooper Hefner, Scarlett’s husband?

Cooper Hefner was born in Los Angeles, California USA on 4 September 1991 – his zodiac sign is Virgo and he holds American nationality. He is a businessman and a writer, but best known for being the son of Hugh Hefner. Cooper was raised by his late father Hugh Hefner and his mother Kimberley Conrad, in Los Angeles. He attended Ojai Valley School, and after matriculation enrolled at Chapman University, graduating with a bachelor’s degree in 2013.

He began working for his father’s company Playboy Enterprises, Inc. while still attending college, but left in early 2016 due to disagreements with Scott Flanders, former CEO of Playboy. He went on to launch the media startup company called Hefner Operations & Productions, then in July 2016, he came back to Playboy when he was appointed chief creative officer (CCO). He left Playboy once again on 12 April 2019.

Cooper is a supporter of the LGBTQ+ community and he received a British LGBT Award in 2018.

General Info

Full NameScarlett Byrne
Height1.63 m


MoviesLake Placid: The Final Chapter, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Sorority Murder, Lashes
TV ShowsFalling Skies

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1Is a year older than her fiancé Cooper Hefner.
2She auditioned to play Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007).
3Good friends with Evanna Lynch and Afshan Azad.




Mary + Jane2016TV SeriesLacey
The Vampire Diaries2015-2016TV SeriesNora Hildegard
Falling Skies2014-2015TV SeriesAlexis 'Lexi' Glass-Mason
Sorority Murder2015TV MovieJennifer Taylor
Lake Placid: The Final Chapter2012TV MovieBrittany
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 22011Pansy Parkinson
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 12010Pansy Parkinson
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince2009Pansy Parkinson
Doctors2008TV SeriesChloe Daniels

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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