The Richard Harris celebrity doll portrays him in his role of Albus Dumbledore in the first two Harry Potter films. After decades of award winning film and theater roles, the Irish actor’s final film role was in the 2001 Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone. The doll is part of the Wizarding World collection was made by Mattel in 2018.
Albus Dumbledore is the wise Headmaster of Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry. Known to be the only wizard of whom Lord Voldemort is frightened, Dumbledore is a source of great comfort to Harry and crucial in his quest to destroy the Dark Lord.
The Dumbledore doll is modeled after original Harry Potter actor Richard Harris, not Michael Gambon, who replaced the movie legend after his death in 2002. Harris wore the purple robe.
The Richard Harris doll comes wearing dark purple velvet robe with black collar, cuffs, and lining. Underneath the robe is an attached light purple satin gown with gold and purple decoration trim up the front and an attached brown plastic half belt sewn in at the waist. The outfit is all one piece and is removable with a Velcro closure at the back. On the feet are below the knee black boots with a slit up the back for easy removal. No underwear. In the hand is an nylon band attached black plastic wand.
The doll face is painted with blue eyes, gray eyebrows, pink lips and an attached white/gray molded waist length beard. The straight waist length root hair is parted in the middle and pulled back. It is soft and can be combed. On the face are a pair of gold glasses that can be pulled up or removed by cutting the tacking stitch above each ear. The doll also comes with a soft purple plastic molded wizard hat that is removable.
The doll is articulated at the neck (tilts and twists), shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips, and knees. Ankles are stiff.
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