For Harry Potter child stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rupert Grint and Emma Watson their names for the past 10 years have been Harry, Ron and Hermione. Well now that the book and movie series are complete, how do they go back to being Daniel, Rupert, and Emma? Starring in the first movie at ages 9 and 10, these celebrities have grown up under different identities in a different world. Although for fans it may be hard to admit there wont be another book or movie, their lives go on. For these actors lives go on as well, but they will forever be known as their silver screen alter egos, and 10 years of memories make the identities all the more real.
“They are the material for the media of communication and entertainment…when that time ends and the celebrity still lives, from time to time it may be asked ‘Remember him?'” – C. Wright Mills
“Often they seem to have celebrity and nothing else.” – C. Wright Mills