Devon Murray
Biographical information
Birth name

Devon Michael Murray


28 October, 1988





Hair colour

Dark Brown



  • Michael (father)
  • Fidelma (mother)
  • Von
  • Dev
Years active


In Harry Potter

Seamus Finnigan

Notable roles

Angela's Ashes (1999)

Devon Murray is the actor who has portrayed Seamus Finnigan in the film adaptations of the Harry Potter books.

Devon Murray is a promising young Irish actor. After singing his way to success in talent competitions nationwide, Devon joined the Billie Barry stage school. Later he transferred to The National Performing Arts stage school and went from strength to strength as his abilities developed and matured. His acting career began in the film “This is my Father“ which opened the door to an abundance of opportunities on the big screen. “Angela’s Ashes“ closely followed by “Yesterday’s Children” increased Devon’s worldwide recognition, paving the way to his role of Seamus Finnigan in the “Harry Potter” series, which has taken the world by storm.

Behind the scenesEdit

  • Devon has six horses and three dogs.
  • He was supposed to play Young Amsterdam in Gangs of New York (2002) but had to pull out due to scheduling conflicts with Harry Potter filming.
  • Devon is an accomplished horse-rider and competes in show-jumping events all over Ireland.
  • When he’s not “mucking about” with horses he likes to expend his energy Motor Cross and Quad biking. To relax, Devon likes to hang out with his friends, listen to music and play computer games
  • His favourite singers/groups are U2, Muse, Christy Moore, Stacey Solomon, Chris De Burgh, The Cure and The Kaiser Chiefs.
  • He supports Manchester United along with his dad and granddad.
  • He is a Roman Catholic.
  • His favourite actor /actress are Mel Gibson and Julia Roberts
  • He broke ten prop wands while filming the series.

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