Miriam Margolyes, who plays Professor Sprout in the Harry Potter movies, says she’s very unhappy with her salary for the role.
The Harry Potter film series is one of the biggest movie series of all time with a total revenue of up to 6 billion USD over 8 films and 10 years. The franchise began with its first film in 2001 after the books had grown in popularity rapidly and Warner Brothers studio realized that the movie franchise based on the books would be extremely popular and profitable. But while the franchise was a critical and financial success, not every actor involved in the film made millions. One of the actors recently came in and talked about how they weren’t happy about their salary in Harry Potter.
Miriam Margolyes plays Professor Sprout in the film. The character Professor Sprout is such a popular character in the books and in the movies that she made her debut in season two, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets. Professor Sprout is a herbology teacher at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and also the head of one of the school’s houses, Hufflepuff. Avid fans of the film and books will remember that Professor Sprout played a key role in the Chamber of Secrets when she concocted the Mandrake potion that helped revive all those petrified by Basilisk. Those who don’t know the plot of Harry Potter will be completely lost in relation to the previous sentence.
In a recent interview with Metro, Miriam admitted that she was very unhappy with her salary for Harry Potter and used to complain about it, but that she is no longer happy and is actually delighted. because she got this role because it helped her achieve so much. of popularity. Here is her full quote:
“I’ve never made millions of dollars for Harry Potter. I think three of the four main characters did and they deserved it, but my character didn’t. I just finished second and I just got £60,000 to be Professor Sprout, but I’m not grumbling… now. I grumbled back then, but that made me very popular. “
Perhaps her salary is not much, but Miriam will forever be Professor Sprout in the hearts of millions of Potter Heads around the world.