Harry Melling is an English actor known for playing Dudley Dursley in five Harry Potter films and for his role as Harry Beltik in The Queen’s Gambit. His grandfather was actor Patrick Troughton.
He appeared in five of the Harry Potter films as Harry Potter’s spoiled cousin, Dudley Dursley. He was first cast in the role at age 10, in 1999 and would play the character until 2010 and his appearance in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1. In 2009, he starred in a revival of Mother Courage and Her Children at the Royal National Theatre.
In 2014, Harry made his playwright debut at HighTide Festival with his one-man show Peddling.
In 2018, Harry played alongside Liam Neeson in the Coen brothers’ Western The Ballad of Buster Scruggs.
In 2020, he played evangelical preacher Roy Laferty in the Netflix thriller The Devil All The Time. That same year, he appeared in the Netflix series drama The Queen’s Gambit in which he plays Harry Beltik, a chess player, friend and one of Beth’s competitors in Kentucky.
He appeared in a Coen brothers film for a second time when he performed the role of Malcolm, the elder son of the Scottish King in the 2021 film, The Tragedy of Macbeth.
In 2022, he had a starring role as a young Edgar Allan Poe in the film The Pale Blue Eye.
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