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'''Porpentina Scamander''' was the wife of former [[British Ministry of Magic|Ministry of Magic]] employee, [[headmaster]] of [[Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry]] and published author, [[Newton Scamander|Newt Scamander]]. She lived with her husband in [[Dorset]] with their pet [[Kneazle]]s; [[Hoppy]], [[Milly]], and [[Mauler]]. After her grandson, [[Rolf Scamander|Rolf]] married [[Luna Lovegood]], she became great-grandmother of twin boys [[Lorcan and Lysander Scamander|Lorcan and Lysander]].
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'''Porpentina "Tina" Scamander''' (fl. 1920 - 1991) was an [[United States of America|American]] witch.<ref name="wb">"[http://www.warnerbros.com/studio/news/katherine-waterston-set-star-opposite-eddie-redmayne-fantastic-beasts-and-where-find Katherine Waterston Set to Star Opposite Eddie Redmayne in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them']" from Warner Bros.</ref> She was the wife of famed [[magizoologist]] and author [[Newton Scamander|Newt Scamander]].<ref name="fbb">''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'' (real-world book)''</ref>
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==Biography==
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Porpentina was born somewhere in the [[United States of America]].<ref name="fbb" /> She had at least one sibling, a younger sister, [[Queenie]].<ref name=Twitter2>[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/606362972550795264 .@MaddieDUHx Queenie's younger.] by [https://twitter.com/jk_rowling J.K. Rowling on Twitter]</ref> Her friends and family called her by the nickname "Tina."<ref name=Twitter1 /> She apparently had a practical, level-headed personality, being described as "grounded."<ref>"[http://www.boston.com/entertainment/movies/2015/06/17/everything-know-about-fantastic-beasts-and-where-find-them/UlfBCDS9u8f6rph3o0KOMI/story.html Everything we know about ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’]" at Boston.com</ref>
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Around [[1920s|1920]], Porpentina met [[Great Britain|British]] [[magizoologist]] [[Newt Scamander]] in [[New York|New York City]], where he had come as part of his international expedition to discover new magical creatures.<ref name="wb" /> She eventually married him and moved to the United Kingdom.<ref name="fbb" /> The couple had at least one child, who in turn gave them a grandson, [[Rolf Scamander|Rolf]].<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20080828113728/http://www.bloomsbury.com/harrypotter/default.aspx?sec=3 30 July 2007 Bloomsbury Webchat with J.K. Rowling]</ref>
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As of the late [[20th century]],<ref>The real-world book ''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]'' features a biography of Newt Scamander which states he retired in [[1979]]. It also features an introduction by [[Albus Dumbledore]], who, canonically, died in [[1996]]. It can thus be concluded that the information about the Scamanders living in Dorset and owning three Kneazles was current within this timeframe.</ref> she lived with her husband in [[Dorset]] with their pet [[Kneazle]]s: [[Hoppy]], [[Milly]], and [[Mauler]].<ref name="fbb">''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]] (real-world book)''</ref>
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==Behind the scenes==
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*[[Katherine Waterston]] is set to play the role of Porpentina Scamander in the upcoming film ''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''.<ref>"[http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/harry-potter-spinoff-fantastic-beasts-802443?utm_source=Sailthru&utm_medium=email&utm_term=hollywoodreporter_breakingnews&utm_campaign=THR+Breaking+News_now_2015-06-15+10%3A12%3A20_ehayden 'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Finds Its Female Lead]" at [http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/ The Hollywood Reporter]</ref>
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
 
*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real)|Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them]]''
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*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)]]'' {{1st}}
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==Notes and references==
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Porpentina Scamander
Biographical information
Born

Year unknown, United States of America

Marital status

Married

Also known as

Tina (by friends and family)[1]

Physical information
Species

Human

Gender

Female

Family information
Family members

Porpentina "Tina" Scamander (fl. 1920 - 1991) was an American witch.[2] She was the wife of famed magizoologist and author Newt Scamander.[3]

BiographyEdit

Porpentina was born somewhere in the United States of America.[3] She had at least one sibling, a younger sister, Queenie.[4] Her friends and family called her by the nickname "Tina."[1] She apparently had a practical, level-headed personality, being described as "grounded."[5]

Around 1920, Porpentina met British magizoologist Newt Scamander in New York City, where he had come as part of his international expedition to discover new magical creatures.[2] She eventually married him and moved to the United Kingdom.[3] The couple had at least one child, who in turn gave them a grandson, Rolf.[6]

As of the late 20th century,[7] she lived with her husband in Dorset with their pet Kneazles: Hoppy, Milly, and Mauler.[3]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

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