What Is 'Harry Potter' Star Evanna Lynch Doing Now?

Evanna Lynch at the First look at The Forbidden Forest, at Warner Bros. Studio Tour London - The Making of Harry Potter, Watford, England, 2017

September 17, 2019 - 10:38 / Laura Pérez

Evanna Lynch came to prominence after appearing in the Harry Potter films where she played the role of "Luna." However, it seems that the Irish actress has been building her career in different fields!

The 28-year-old actress Evanna Lynch played "Luna Lovegood" in the Harry Potter series. "Luna" was a good friend of "Harry" (Daniel Radcliffe) and played an important role in the last four movies. She helped "Hermione" (Emma Watson) and "Ron" (Rupert Grin) to bring down "Lord Voldemort" (Ralph Fiennes).

Although Evanna Lynch had no acting experience whatsoever, she was cast for the role of "Luna" in 2006, beating 15,000 artists who were auditioning. During an interview with "The Independent", film producer David Heyman said that "others can play 'Luna', but Evanna Lynch is 'Luna'." 

Evanna Lynch at the National Film Awards in London, United Kingdom, 2017

What is the Harry Potter star Evanna Lynch doing today?

Thanks to her appearance in the Harry Potter movies Evanna Lynch quickly became an international superstar. After the last Harry Potter movie was released, the actress continued her acting career and got roles in a series of movies, and also pursued her acting career in theater. In 2017 the Irish actress appeared in the play Disco Pigs at Trafalgar Square in London. 

In 2018, the actress also appeared in Dancing With The Stars and even made it to the finals and ended up in a good third place. In 2019 Evanna was on stage in the play The Omission of the Family Coleman. Apart from her acting career she also promotes a vegan lifestyle on social media with the podcast The Chickpeeps.

Evanna Lynch at the premiere of Netflix's 'Mowgli' in Hollywood, California, 2018