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Actress Found for Lavender Brown Role in Harry Potter 6

November 14, 2007 (7:29 am) GMT
The lucky girl is Jessie Cave, a 20-year-old actress who will appear in CBBC's TV movie "Summerhill."

From thousands of hopefuls, a single name has finally been picked up for the role of Lavender Brown in "."

Report from CBBC Newsround stated that the coveted part was secured by 20-year-old Jessie Cave yet it is not known whether she was cast through the open casting call or separate audition. A newcomer in film industry, Cave so far only has one acting credit in her resume as Stella in CBBC's upcoming made-for-TV drama feature "Summerhill."

As for the character, Lavender Brown is a Gryffindor student in Harry Potter's year and a close friend of housemate Parvati Patil. In "Half-Blood Prince", she begins dating Ron Weasley, whom she gives a tacky nickname of "Won-Won." Though Ron himself is not particularly amorous of Lavender, he insists to maintain the relationship in order to instill jealousy in Hermione Granger.

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