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|title=[[Prefect]]<ref name="Prefect">'''[[Hermione Granger]]''': And Anthony Goldstein and Padma Patil for Ravenclaw. (''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 10)</ref>
 
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|family=*[[Porpentina Scamander]]<ref name="JKR-twitter-goldstein">[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/632611203924238336 Well, I think it's widely known that that characters of (Porpen)tina and Queenie are sisters, but not that their surname is Goldstein.] posted by JKR on Twitter on 15 August 2015</ref><ref name="JKR-twitter-anthonygoldstein">[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/632611629843263488 ''(any rlation to Anthony Goldstein)'' Yes (but distant).] posted by JKR on Twitter on 15 August 2015</ref> (distant relative)
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*[[Queenie Goldstein]]<ref name="JKR-twitter-goldstein" /><ref name="JKR-twitter-anthonygoldstein" /> (distant relative)
 
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*[[Dumbledore's Army]]<ref name="DA">"''Harry moved off into the middle of the room. Something very odd was happening to Zacharias Smith; every time he opened his mouth to disarm Anthony Goldstein, his own wand would fly out of his hand, yet Anthony did not seem to be making a sound.''" (''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 18)</ref>
 
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'''Anthony Goldstein''' was a [[Wizardkind|wizard]] who was a student in [[Harry Potter]]'s year at [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]]. He was [[Sorting ceremony|Sorted]] into [[Ravenclaw]] and became friends with fellow Ravenclaws [[Terry Boot]] and [[Michael Corner]].
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{{Dialogue a-b-a-b|Anthony|Hiya, Harry. I heard you'd found somewhere for the D.A. to meet.|Harry Potter|What!? This is supposed to be secret.|It's all right. I heard it from Ernie, who heard it from Neville.|We'll see you there then, yeah?|Anthony and Harry discussing the D.A.'s meeting place|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)}}
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'''Anthony Goldstein''' (b. [[1 September]], [[1979]] – [[31 August]], [[1980]]) was a [[half-blood]]<ref name="HP&M" /> [[wizardkind|wizard]] who began attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] in [[1991]] and was sorted into [[Ravenclaw]] house. In his fifth year he was selected as one of his House's [[prefect|prefects]],<ref name="Prefect" /> and joined [[Dumbledore's Army]], an organisation taught and lead by [[Harry Potter]].<ref name="DA" /> Anthony later fought beside fellow D.A. members in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]] the last battle of the [[Second Wizarding War]].
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
===Hogwarts years===
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===Early life===
====Early years====
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Anthony was born into the [[Goldstein family]] between [[1 September]], [[1979]] and [[31 August]], [[1980]] in [[Great Britain]] or [[Ireland]].<ref name="GBI" /> He had at least one magical parent,<ref name="HP&M" /> and was distantly related to [[Porpentina Scamander|Porpentina]] and [[Queenie Goldstein]].<ref name="JKR-twitter-goldstein" /> He was also [[Judaism|Jewish]].<ref name="Jew">[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling J.K. Rowling] on Twitter: [https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/544946669448867841 ".@benjaminroffman Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard."]</ref>
Anthony Goldstein started his education at Hogwarts in [[1991]]. During the [[Welcoming Feast]] Anthony was sorted into the [[Ravenclaw]] house, head of house was [[Filius Flitwick]]. He became friends with fellow Ravenclaws [[Michael Corner]] and [[Terry Boot]] during his first year and would share a dorm with the boys.
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[[File:Students2.PNG|left|thumb|250x250px|The 1991 Sorting Cermony in which Anthony was Sorted into Ravenclaw]]
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In [[1991]], Anthony received his [[Hogwarts acceptance letter|acceptance letter]] and began attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]], being [[sorting ceremony|sorted]] into [[Ravenclaw]]. He befriended dorm-mates [[Terry Boot]] and [[Michael Corner]], and was also on speaking terms with [[Ernest Macmillan]].<ref name="OPg" />
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===Fifth year===
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{{Dialogue a-b|Hermione Granger|I had the idea — that it might be good if people who wanted to study [[Defence Against the Dark Arts]] — and I mean, really study it, you know, not the rubbish that Umbridge is doing with us because nobody could call that Defence Against the Dark Arts— |Anthony|Hear, hear.|Anthony agreeing with [[Hermione Granger]]|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix}}
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[[File:D.a. hogs head.jpg|thumb|250x250px|The first D.A. meeting that Anthony attended in the Hog's Head]]
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In his fifth year, Anthony was made one of [[Ravenclaw]]'s new [[prefect]]s, alongside [[Padma Patil]].<ref name="Prefect" /> He, Michael, and Terry attended the meeting in the [[Hog's Head]] to discuss learning defensive and offensive magic from [[Harry Potter]]. Anthony vocally agreeed with Hermione Granger that [[Dolores Umbridge]]'s Defence Against the Dark Arts classes were useless, as they were only being taught the theory, which is not enough.<ref name="OP16">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 16</ref> He signed the [[Dumbledore's Army]] parchment and joined the group.<ref name="OP18">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 18</ref>
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[[File:Anthony golstein.PNG|thumb|225x225px|Anthony speaking to Harry Potter about the location of the D.A.|left]]
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Hermione, Harry Potter, and [[Ronald Weasley|Ron Weasley]] met Anthony outside of the hospital wing and told him of the location of the D.A. meetings — in the [[Room of Requirement]] — and how to access it.<ref name="OPg" /> He was paired with [[Zacharias Smith]] in one such meeting to practise the [[Disarming Charm]]. However, whenever Zacharias opened his mouth to cast the spell and disarm Anthony, [[Fred Weasley|Fred]] and [[George Weasley]] would slyly disarm him.<ref name="OP18" />
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Anthony took his practical [[Charms (class)|Charms]] [[Ordinary Wizarding Level|O.W.L.s]] at the same time as [[Gregory Goyle]], Hermione and [[Daphne Greengrass]].<ref name="OP31">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 31</ref> He did well enough in his exams to stay on for [[Nastily Exhausting Wizarding Test|N.E.W.T.s]].
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On the [[Hogwarts Express]] after the school year's conclusion, Anthony sat in a compartment with Terry, Michael, [[Hannah Abbott]], [[Susan Bones]], [[Justin Finch-Fletchley]], and [[Ernest Macmillan|Ernie Macmillan]]. Gregory Goyle, [[Vincent Crabbe]], and [[Draco Malfoy]] attempted to attack Harry on the train outside of their compartment, but the seven of them used a variety of jinxes and hexes that Harry had taught them, after which the Slytherins resembled three gigantic slugs.<ref name="OP38">''[[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]'' - Chapter 38</ref>
   
====Fifth year====
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===Seventh year===
[[File:Anthony golstein.PNG|thumb|210px|left|Anthony speaking to Harry Potter about the location of the D.A.]]
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{{Quote|Both Patil twins were there, as were Terry Boot, Ernie Macmillan, Anthony Goldstein, and Michael Corner.|The D.A. members that were residing in the Room of Requirement when the trio arrived|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows}}
In his [[1995-1996 school year|fifth year]], Anthony became a [[prefect]] along with [[Padma Patil]]. During his fifth year, Anthony would become a member of [[Dumbledore's Army]], an organisation against [[Dolores Umbridge]] and the [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry]]'s increased control over the running of Hogwarts. He attended several of the meetings. Anthony did not fight in the [[Battle of the Astronomy Tower]] when the D.A. members were called to arms.<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince]]''</ref>
 
   
====Seventh year and Battle of Hogwarts====
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[[File:Voldemort's End Pottermore.png|thumb|251x251px|Anthony and the other defenders of Hogwarts witness Harry Potter's final defeat of Voldemort]]
In his [[1997–1998 school year|final year]], he was part of the revived D.A., meaning he was allowed access to Hogwarts whilst under the regime of [[Severus Snape]], indicating him to be of half or pure blood. Anthony fought in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]], and was not mentioned amongst the casualties.
 
   
===Later life===
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Anthony was part of the revived DA during the [[1997-1998 school year]], hiding in the [[Room of Requirement]].<ref name="DH29">''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]'' - Chapter 29</ref> He presumably fought in the [[Battle of Hogwarts]].
It is presumed he survived the battle and the [[Second Wizarding War]].<ref>''[[Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows]]''</ref>
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==Physical description==
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Anthony was Caucasian with blond hair and blue eyes. He was slightly shorter than [[Harry Potter]].<ref name="OPg" />
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==Personality and traits==
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Anthony was friendly<ref name="OPg" /> and willing to risk being punished by [[Dolores Umbridge]] to arm himself with [[magic]] that could protect himself and others from the [[Death Eaters]].
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==Magical skills and abilities==
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*'''[[Martial magic]]''': Anthony learnt a variety of [[jinx]]es and [[hex]]es from [[Harry Potter]] in the DA meetings, utilising them in combination with some of his classmates to cause [[Draco Malfoy]], [[Gregory Goyle]] and [[Vincent Crabbe]] to look like gigantic slugs.
   
 
==Etymology==
 
==Etymology==
Anthony was an [[Egypt]]ian ascetic monk considered to be the founder of Christian monasticism. Goldstein is a relatively common Jewish surname, which is a possible indication of Jewish heritage.
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Anthony was an [[Egypt]]ian ascetic monk considered to be the founder of Christian monasticism. Goldstein is a relatively common Jewish surname, which is a part of his Jewish heritage.<ref name=":0" />
   
 
==Behind the scenes==
 
==Behind the scenes==
*Anthony was initially a [[Hufflepuff]] on the student list shown by [[J. K. Rowling]] on ''[[Harry Potter and Me]]''.
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*Anthony was voiced by [[Tom Wheatley]] in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
*Anthony is voiced by Tom Weatley in the [[Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (game)|video game adaptation]] of ''[[Harry Potter and the Order of The Phoenix|Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix]]''.
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*From the student list seen in ''[[Harry Potter and Me]]'', it can be gleaned that Anthony was originally intended to be a [[Hufflepuff]].
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*Anthony was the first character to be identified as Jewish, the information being revealed by [[J.K. Rowling]] on Twitter as an example of a Jew attending [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry|Hogwarts]].<ref name=":0">https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/544946669448867841</ref>
   
 
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AnthonyGoldstein
Anthony Goldstein
Biographical information
Born

1 September, 197931 August, 1980
Great Britain or Ireland[1]

Blood status

Half-blood[2]

Title(s)

Prefect[3]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Male

Hair colour

Blond[4]

Skin colour

White[4]

Family information
Family members
Affiliation
House

Ravenclaw

Loyalty
Anthony: "Hiya, Harry. I heard you'd found somewhere for the D.A. to meet."
Harry Potter: "What!? This is supposed to be secret."
Anthony: "It's all right. I heard it from Ernie, who heard it from Neville."
Harry Potter: "We'll see you there then, yeah?"
— Anthony and Harry discussing the D.A.'s meeting place[src]

Anthony Goldstein (b. 1 September, 197931 August, 1980) was a half-blood[2] wizard who began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in 1991 and was sorted into Ravenclaw house. In his fifth year he was selected as one of his House's prefects,[3] and joined Dumbledore's Army, an organisation taught and lead by Harry Potter.[7] Anthony later fought beside fellow D.A. members in the Battle of Hogwarts the last battle of the Second Wizarding War.

BiographyEdit

Early lifeEdit

Anthony was born into the Goldstein family between 1 September, 1979 and 31 August, 1980 in Great Britain or Ireland.[1] He had at least one magical parent,[2] and was distantly related to Porpentina and Queenie Goldstein.[5] He was also Jewish.[8]

Students2

The 1991 Sorting Cermony in which Anthony was Sorted into Ravenclaw

In 1991, Anthony received his acceptance letter and began attending Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, being sorted into Ravenclaw. He befriended dorm-mates Terry Boot and Michael Corner, and was also on speaking terms with Ernest Macmillan.[4]

Fifth yearEdit

Hermione Granger: "I had the idea — that it might be good if people who wanted to study Defence Against the Dark Arts — and I mean, really study it, you know, not the rubbish that Umbridge is doing with us because nobody could call that Defence Against the Dark Arts— "
Anthony: "Hear, hear."
— Anthony agreeing with Hermione Granger[src]
D.a. hogs head

The first D.A. meeting that Anthony attended in the Hog's Head

In his fifth year, Anthony was made one of Ravenclaw's new prefects, alongside Padma Patil.[3] He, Michael, and Terry attended the meeting in the Hog's Head to discuss learning defensive and offensive magic from Harry Potter. Anthony vocally agreeed with Hermione Granger that Dolores Umbridge's Defence Against the Dark Arts classes were useless, as they were only being taught the theory, which is not enough.[9] He signed the Dumbledore's Army parchment and joined the group.[10]

Anthony golstein

Anthony speaking to Harry Potter about the location of the D.A.

Hermione, Harry Potter, and Ron Weasley met Anthony outside of the hospital wing and told him of the location of the D.A. meetings — in the Room of Requirement — and how to access it.[4] He was paired with Zacharias Smith in one such meeting to practise the Disarming Charm. However, whenever Zacharias opened his mouth to cast the spell and disarm Anthony, Fred and George Weasley would slyly disarm him.[10]

Anthony took his practical Charms O.W.L.s at the same time as Gregory Goyle, Hermione and Daphne Greengrass.[11] He did well enough in his exams to stay on for N.E.W.T.s.

On the Hogwarts Express after the school year's conclusion, Anthony sat in a compartment with Terry, Michael, Hannah Abbott, Susan Bones, Justin Finch-Fletchley, and Ernie Macmillan. Gregory Goyle, Vincent Crabbe, and Draco Malfoy attempted to attack Harry on the train outside of their compartment, but the seven of them used a variety of jinxes and hexes that Harry had taught them, after which the Slytherins resembled three gigantic slugs.[12]

Seventh yearEdit

"Both Patil twins were there, as were Terry Boot, Ernie Macmillan, Anthony Goldstein, and Michael Corner."
—The D.A. members that were residing in the Room of Requirement when the trio arrived[src]
Voldemort&#039;s End Pottermore

Anthony and the other defenders of Hogwarts witness Harry Potter's final defeat of Voldemort

Anthony was part of the revived DA during the 1997-1998 school year, hiding in the Room of Requirement.[13] He presumably fought in the Battle of Hogwarts.

Physical descriptionEdit

Anthony was Caucasian with blond hair and blue eyes. He was slightly shorter than Harry Potter.[4]

Personality and traitsEdit

Anthony was friendly[4] and willing to risk being punished by Dolores Umbridge to arm himself with magic that could protect himself and others from the Death Eaters.

Magical skills and abilitiesEdit

EtymologyEdit

Anthony was an Egyptian ascetic monk considered to be the founder of Christian monasticism. Goldstein is a relatively common Jewish surname, which is a part of his Jewish heritage.[14]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Wiki
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Anthony in LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 Accio-quote.org
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Harry Potter and Me
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Hermione Granger: And Anthony Goldstein and Padma Patil for Ravenclaw. (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 10)
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (video game)
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Well, I think it's widely known that that characters of (Porpen)tina and Queenie are sisters, but not that their surname is Goldstein. posted by JKR on Twitter on 15 August 2015
  6. 6.0 6.1 (any rlation to Anthony Goldstein) Yes (but distant). posted by JKR on Twitter on 15 August 2015
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Harry moved off into the middle of the room. Something very odd was happening to Zacharias Smith; every time he opened his mouth to disarm Anthony Goldstein, his own wand would fly out of his hand, yet Anthony did not seem to be making a sound." (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 18)
  8. J.K. Rowling on Twitter: ".@benjaminroffman Anthony Goldstein, Ravenclaw, Jewish wizard."
  9. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 16
  10. 10.0 10.1 Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 18
  11. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 31
  12. Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix - Chapter 38
  13. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows - Chapter 29
  14. 14.0 14.1 https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/544946669448867841


Dumbledore's Army
Ravenclawcrest Gryffindorcrest Hufflepuffcrest
Founders:
Harry Potter | Hermione Granger | Ronald Weasley
Leaders:
Harry Potter (Hermione Granger and Ronald Weasley were co-leaders) | Neville Longbottom | Luna Lovegood | Ginny Weasley
Gryffindors:
Katie Bell | Lavender Brown | Colin Creevey | Dennis Creevey | Seamus Finnigan | Angelina Johnson | Lee Jordan | Parvati Patil | Alicia Spinnet | Dean Thomas | Fred Weasley | George Weasley
Ravenclaws:
Terry Boot | Cho Chang | Michael Corner | Marietta Edgecombe | Anthony Goldstein | Padma Patil
Hufflepuffs:
Hannah Abbott | Susan Bones | Justin Finch-Fletchley | Ernie Macmillan | Zacharias Smith


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