Ian mckellen as dumbledore though two different actors have portrayed dumbledore (first richard harris, then michale gambon after harris's death), mckellen was also offered the role of the. He added: when he died, he played dumbledore the wizard i played a real wizard i think i probably would have been a better actor younger (if i had come out earlier. Dumbledore vs dumbledore this video is a comparison between the two actors who played albus dumbledore, richard harris and michael gambon 10 funny harry potter bloopers that make the. In harry potter and the prisoner of azkaban (2004), harry potter and the goblet of fire (2005), harry potter and the order of the phoenix (2007), harry potter and the half-blood prince (2009), harry potter and the deathly hallows - part 1 (2010), and harry potter and the deathly hallows - part 2.
Magic showdown ian mckellen as gandalf in the lord of the rings - the fellowship of the ring and michael gambon as dumbledore in harry potter and the half-blood prince. Elphias thought dumbledore was a very great wizard, and a very great person, and believed that his many early losses endowed him with great humanity and strong sympathy, as he stated in an obituary he wrote for albus dumbledore, after his death.
And that's why a fan's opinion on who played dumbledore best, by extension, is a quick way to determine what kind of fan they really are it's important here that dumbledore isn't always around. Dumbledore is way better than gandalf everyone keeps expecting we have to bow for the lord of the rings and everything tolkien has done truth is harry potter is better. I think gambon was the best dumbledore because he acted the part, whereas harris was the same dried up geezer he played in every role he ever took since crossing the thresh-hold into dried up geezer-ville. This is perhaps one of the more obvious choices because jared harris is the son of richard harris, the actor who played albus dumbledore in the first two harry potter movies before his death in 2002. Originally answered: who played a better dumbledore: richard harris or michael gambon richard harris was far better than gambon gambon looked angry, hasty, without any humour and not calm at all which was the total opposite of how dumbledore was in the books.
Also, the second dumbledore didn't balance dumbledore's being mad at harry very well because he made it actually like he hated harry sometimes, which the old dumbledore balanced way better i feel like the essence of dumbledore was expressed way better and more eloquently by the first. Best answer: i agree completely that they are both worthy dumbledores the first was much more caring and kindly towards harry (a grandfatherly type), as he had been in the first few books, so this was accurate. If we take dumbledore's advice and open our hearts and minds up to those who think differently, then perhaps we will begin to sincerely work to build better communities, stronger states, and a healing nation for a brighter tomorrow.
Dumbledore is death is a harry potter fan theory, which suggests that albus dumbledore is the personification of death described in the tale of the three brothers the three brothers are also represented by voldemort, snape and harry. The latest film set in the potter universe, the crimes of grindelwald, will feature a young dumbledore (played by jude law) leading the charge against dark wizard gellert grindelwald (johnny.
While i think gambon portrayed the badass side of dumbledore better, i thought he seriously lacked the thoughtfulness or kindly side of dumbledore like, when harry's name comes out of the goblet of fire, dumbledore should be surprised and displeased, but not angry and physical with harry. It really bugs me when in a movie series one character is played by different actors/actresses this is the case in the harry potter movies with the character albus dumbledore. The actor who played albus dubledorein the first two movies the actor who played albus dumbledore in the movies 3-6 personally, i was disappointed that the character albus dumbledore was not played played by the same actor in all six movies.
Richard harris was the better portrayer of dumbledore his mannerisms were much more in line with the character in the book gambon played a much more irrational, emotionally out of control dumbledore than jk wrote. Just who is the better wizard who is the most powerful if voldemort and dumbledore were both at full power, who would win it's voldemort vs dumbledore from harry potter folklore. Gandalf is the best there is no contest here, if you ask me gandalf has a definite edge compared to dumbledore, and i think that his philosophy of magic and how the universe works is more compelling than what i see in the characterization of dumbledore. Gandalf the white and albus dumbledore are married at the 'rainbow house' in topeka, kansas gandalf played by daryl hendrix and dumbledore played by nicholas orozco were married across the street.