Neville Longbottom wrote this adorable note on behalf of J.K. Rowling's birthday

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As July 31 marks "Harry Potter" creator J.K. Rowling's 50th birthday, Time asked 17 "Harry Potter" veterans to send good wishes to the beloved author to celebrate. Of all the letters Time received, Matthew Lewis, who played Neville Longbottom in the insanely successful franchise, wrote a heartwarming note that is now going viral.

Lewis, who is now getting loads of attention for becoming ridiculously good looking (video above), discussed the impact Rowling has had on him over the years in his letter. He first acknowledged that Rowling has touched the lives of millions of young fans who needed a little extra magic in their lives. Then, he thanked her on a more personal level. His letter reads:

"I could talk about the millions of lives Jo has enriched whether through the stories and characters she's created or through the millions of pounds she's given to charity. She's a remarkable woman. However, I would like to thank Jo for changing MY life. Without her imagination and her talent I would never have become the man I am today. That's not even to mention her generosity and loyalty when it has come to supporting everything that I have done in the years since 'Harry Potter.' She's just a wonderful human being and I consider myself so privileged and honoured to call her a friend. Happy birthday, Jo."


Aww! Rowling really has enriched the lives of millions of people. It seems her successful cast is just as grateful to her as the rest of us loyal Potterheads. We're also grateful that she provided us with intelligent, level-headed, and insanely attractive role models like Lewis. Happy birthday, J.K. Rowling!

Read the other 16 letters at Time.



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Neville Longbottom wrote this adorable note on behalf of J.K. Rowling's birthday
He looks very serious here but is hilarious in #Bluestone42. Watch @Mattdavelewis on @BBCthree Monday@10pm. So Good!! http://t.co/u6y1mkCyxm
Butch and Sundance. And two girls who wouldn't stop following us. @mrjamiequinn @susiewokoma @LauraAikman http://t.co/DjgAK1rLJD
If you wanna know how this pale runt gets hurt then watch the Bluestone 42 Xmas Special tonight at 10pm on @bbcthree… http://t.co/rYaKkMi7zq
@Mattdavelewis looking super hot and dapper in @KristianStnberg jacket for JON magazine styled by #davidhawkins http://t.co/EwjyeTxjUr
So proud of @EmWatson. From the girl I grew up with to the inspirational woman she is today. I'm with you. #heforshe http://t.co/0j316BBznB
If anyone is looking for a tailor then look no further than @Michelsberg. Best in the business. #mytailor http://t.co/6q9XMg8PSl
@Mattdavelewis still handsome in @JONZINE wearing white shirt from @Evolvclothing and a gorgeous smile happy Friday! http://t.co/7wWu2JSyWt
LONDON, ENGLAND - MARCH 25: Actor Matthew Lewis attends the 2012 Jameson Empire Awards at the Grosvenor House Hotel on March 25, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images for Jameson)
I won on points... http://t.co/IuRTxk9zbX
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