Ron Weasley is Harry Potter's friend in the Harry Potter series of novels and films. The two share an interesting dynamic, along with their mutual friend and third main character in the stories, Hermione Granger.

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Harry PotterRon Weasley
Created by J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
First appearance Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK)
Love interests Cho Chang (Years 4-5), Ginny Weasley (Year 6 and then married) Lavender Brown, Hermione Granger
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Intentions To defeat the evil wizard, Lord Voldemort, stay as far as possible from the Dursleys, and to live a normal life, not to attract attention or glory to himself as "the boy who lived" or the youngest Triwizard Tournament competitor by "cheating" To assist Harry in his battle against Lord Voldemort
Enemies Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book) Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book)
Occupation Student, Wizard, Auror Wizard, Auror
Language English, Parseltongue English
Last appearance Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Children Lilly Luna Potter, James Sirius Potter, Albus Severus Potter, Theodore Lupin (godson) Hugo Weasley, Rose Weasley, James Sirius Potter (godson)
Best friends Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger Harry Potter, Hermione Granger
Author J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
Family James Potter (father), Lily Potter (mother), Sirius Black (godfather), Vernon Dursley (uncle), Petunia Dursley (aunt), Dudley Dursley (cousin), Arthur Weasley (father), Molly Weasley (mother), William (brother), Charles (brother), Percy (brother), Fred (brother), George (brother), Ginny Potter (sister),
House Gryffindor Gryffindor
Date of birth July 31st, 1980 March 1, 1980
Importance in series The Hero, the one who has to either kill Voldemort or be killed by him. Secondary-hero, or sidekick
Gender Male Male
Personality Caring, brave, smart, humble, sporty, helpful, intuitive, forgiving, hot-headed, impulsive, Kind, jealous, loyal, sense of humour
Portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint
Race White Human (Wizard)
Age 11-17, 36 (epilogue) 11-18, 37 (epilogue)
Nickname(s) The Boy-Who-Lived, The Chosen One, Undesirable No. 1, Mr Perkins, Scarhead, Potty Wee Potter Wheezy, Won Won, Master of Mystery, Weaselbee, Rupert, Weatherby, Wallenby, Wenby, Weasel King, Ronnie, Ginger, Ickle Ronniekins
Full Name Harry James Potter Ronald Billius Weasley
Species Human Human, Pureblood Wizard
Spouse(s) Ginny Weasley Hermione Granger
Nationality British United Kingdom
Title(s) Triwizard Champion, Gryffindor Quidditch Captain, Seeker, Auror, Head of Auror Office, SPEW secretary Prefect, Keeper, Auror, SPEW treasurer
Book(s) Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, etc. Harry Potter and The Philosopher's Stone, Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, etc.
Weaknesses Occlumency Spiders
Home(s) Hogwarts The Burrow
Hair color Black Red-Orange
Series Harry Potter Series Harry Potter Series
Character Movies, Books Movies, Books
Affiliated associations Dumbledore's Army, Gryffindor Dumbledore's Army, Gryffindor
Spouse at the end of the series Ginny Weasley Hermione Jean Granger
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