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OMG! Moaning Myrtle or ‘Mayoos Meena’of Harry Potter Series Was 36 When She Played a School Girl

OMG! Moaning Myrtle or ‘Mayoos Meena’of Harry Potter Series Was 36 When She Played a School Girl

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Remember the Moaning Myrtle or Mayoos Meena in Harry Potter series? Yes, she was one of the notable characters of the series. The role was played by Shirly Henderson. She was a witch born circa to a Muggle mother and father, making her a Muggle-born.

She was known as Moaning Myrtle more commonly after her death.  Moaning Myrtle was one of the students of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry and of house Ravenclaw. She got killed by Salazar Slytherin’s Basilisk, under Lord Voldemort’s (Tom Riddle) orders. After the incident, she became a ghost who haunted the second-floor girls’ bathroom.

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Did you know how old was she when she played the ghost of a school girl? You can’t even believe that she was 36. Henderson was first seen as the ghostly ex-school-girl in Chamber of Secrets. Four years later, she appeared in The Goblet of fire and that time she was 40. At the age 40, Henderson was definitely was very much not school age but her extremely girly voice, short height and thin body helped.

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