Date: 27th September 2000

Busy 11 Year Old Actor To Play Potter's School Chum

Eleven-year-old Irish actor Devon Murray, who only recently landed a role in Martin Scorsese's Gangs of New York, has also won a plum role in the upcoming Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone, according to Irish newspapers.

Devon Murray, who will play the role of Harry's schoolmate Seamus, told an interviewer that the Potter producers had agreed to take into account his shooting schedule for Gangs. "It's really good of the Harry Potter people to film around me," he said.

Source: Studio Briefing