Biggerstaff, Sean

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Biggerstaff, Sean Gender: M
born on 15 March 1983 at 21:25 (= 9:25 PM )
Place Glasgow, Scotland, 55n53, 4w15
Timezone GMT h0e (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 24°44' s_mo.18.gif s_aricol.18.gif 08°09 Asc.s_libcol.18.gif 26°26'


Scottish actor and musician, who portrayed Oliver Wood in the Harry Potter film series. Biggerstaff played the role in the first two films (2001, 2002), and returned for a brief appearance in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2 (2011).

Biggerstaff obtained his first professional acting role at ten, playing the son of MacDuff in a Michael Boyd production of Macbeth at the Tron Theatre, Glasgow. He then joined the Scottish Youth Theatre and spent six years with the group. In 1996, at the age of 13, Biggerstaff secured his first major TV role, playing Young Darren in the BBC production of The Crow Road. At 14 he was cast by fellow Harry Potter actor Alan Rickman in his new movie, The Winter Guest, as Tom, a mischievous schoolboy.

In 2007, Biggerstaff played Jeremy Wolfenden in the BBC4 TV movie Consenting Adults which was nominated for BAFTA Scotland's Best Drama Award on 18 November 2007, and won him the BAFTA Scotland's Award for Best Actor – Television.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes him on Twitter: "Can I get 4000 followers by the time I turn 29 at 21:25 tonight?" (posted 15 March 2012) [1], "I was born in Glasgow" [2].


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (Film, TV, radio, stage)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Instrumentalist (Guitarist)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (BAFTA Scotland's Award for Best Actor – Television)