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Harry Edward Melling (born 13 March 1989) is an English actor best known for playing Dudley Dursley in the Harry Potter films. He is the grandson of Patrick Troughton, who starred as the Second Doctor in the science fiction series Doctor Who from 1966 to 1969. He is also the nephew of actors David Troughton and Michael Troughton and the first cousin of cricketer Jim Troughton and actor Sam Troughton. Melling attended Hendon School and then Mill Hill School. He trained at the Sue Nieto Theatre School in North-West London and is currently attending the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, where his productions include The Provoked Wife, King John, Antigone, Plenty and Sisterhood. He is a member of the National Youth Theatre. He appeared in the film Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Pt1. In 2009 he made his stage debut as "Swiss Cheese" in a revival of Mother Courage and her Children at the National Theatre, alongside Fiona Shaw who played his mother Petunia Dursley in the Harry...

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