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
Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Love interests Cho Chang (Years 4-5), Ginny Weasley (Year 6 and then married) Lavender Brown, Hermione Granger
Genre Young Adult, Fantasy Young Adult, Fantasy
Created by J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
First appearance Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK) Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (USA), Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (UK)
Occupation Wizard, Auror Wizard, Auror
Author J.K. Rowling J.K. Rowling
Last appearance Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
Enemies Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book), Professor Quirrel, the Dursleys Lord Voldemort, Severus Snape, Draco Malfoy, Death Eaters, Dolores Umbridge, Cornelius Fudge (5th and 6th book)
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
House Gryffindor Gryffindor
Best friends Ron Weasley, Hermione Granger Harry Potter, Hermione Granger
Language Multiple English
Leader(s) Dumbledore, Minister of Magic. Harry Potter, Dumbledore
Children Lilly Luna Potter, James Sirius Potter, Albus Severus Potter, Theodore Lupin (godson) Hugo Weasley, Rose Weasley, James Sirius Potter (godson)
Date of birth Jul 31, 1980 March 1, 1980
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),
Importance in series The Hero, the one who has to either kill Voldemort or be killed by him. Secondary-hero, or sidekick
Personality Caring, brave, smart, humble, sporty, helpful, intuitive, forgiving, hot-headed, impulsive Kind, jealous, loyal, sense of humour
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
Age 11-17, 36 (epilogue) 11-18, 37 (epilogue)
Affiliated, associations Hogwarts, Gryffindor, Dumbledore's Army, Order of the Phoenix, Ministry of Magic Hogwarts, Gryffindor, Dumbledore's Army, Order of the Phoenix, Ministry of Magic
Full Name Harry James Potter Ronald Billius Weasley
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.
Race Human(Wizard) Human (Wizard)
Nationality United Kingdom United Kingdom
Spouse(s) Ginny Weasley Hermione Granger
Home(s) Hogwarts The Burrow
Hair color Black Red-Orange
Series Harry Potter Series Harry Potter Series
Weaknesses Occlumency Spiders
Character Movies, Books Movies, Books
Female Empowerment? Only Hermione Hermione
Portrayed by Daniel Radcliffe Rupert Grint
Gender Male Male
Species Human, Half-Blood Wizard Human, Pureblood Wizard
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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