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|alias=Tina (by friends and family)<ref name=Twitter1>[https://twitter.com/jk_rowling/status/606360820428193792 .@MaddieDUHx 'Tina' is what her friends and family call her. Would YOU want everyone to call you Porpentina?!] by [https://twitter.com/jk_rowling J.K. Rowling on Twitter]</ref>
 
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*[[Newton Scamander|Newt Scamander]] (husband)
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*At least one son<ref name="son">Since Rolf Scamander kept Newt's family name, it can be presumed that he is the son of a son of Newt's (if he were the son of a daughter of Newt's, he would bear whichever his father's surname was, and not Scamander).</ref>
 
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*[[Anthony Goldstein]] (distant relative)<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>
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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''' (née '''Goldstein'''<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>) (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]]''
 
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*''[[Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (film)]]'' {{1st}}
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==Notes and references==
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Latest revision as of 16:43, August 22, 2015

Porpentina Scamander (née Goldstein)
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 (née Goldstein[4]) (fl. 1920 - 1991) was an American witch.[5] She was the wife of famed magizoologist and author Newt Scamander.[6]

BiographyEdit

Porpentina was born somewhere in the United States of America.[6] She had at least one sibling, a younger sister, Queenie.[7] Her friends and family called her by the nickname "Tina."[1] She apparently had a practical, level-headed personality, being described as "grounded."[8]

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.[5] She eventually married him and moved to the United Kingdom.[6] The couple had at least one child, who in turn gave them a grandson, Rolf.[9]

As of the late 20th century,[10] she lived with her husband in Dorset with their pet Kneazles: Hoppy, Milly, and Mauler.[6]

Behind the scenesEdit

AppearancesEdit

Notes and referencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 .@MaddieDUHx 'Tina' is what her friends and family call her. Would YOU want everyone to call you Porpentina?! by J.K. Rowling on Twitter
  2. Since Rolf Scamander kept Newt's family name, it can be presumed that he is the son of a son of Newt's (if he were the son of a daughter of Newt's, he would bear whichever his father's surname was, and not Scamander).
  3. (any rlation to Anthony Goldstein) Yes (but distant). posted by JKR on Twitter on 15 August 2015
  4. 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
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Katherine Waterston Set to Star Opposite Eddie Redmayne in 'Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them'" from Warner Bros.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 6.3 Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them (real-world book)
  7. .@MaddieDUHx Queenie's younger. by J.K. Rowling on Twitter
  8. "Everything we know about ‘Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them’" at Boston.com
  9. 30 July 2007 Bloomsbury Webchat with J.K. Rowling
  10. The real-world book 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.
  11. "'Harry Potter' Spinoff 'Fantastic Beasts' Finds Its Female Lead" at The Hollywood Reporter

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