Daniel Radcliffe: J. Pierrepont Finch vs. Harry Potter

View Comments(0)
How to Succeed marquee

Now that Daniel Radcliffe has appeared in his final Harry Potter film, while also starring on Broadway as Finch in How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, I thought it would be fun to compare his characters. Check out the table below, and suggest any comparisons you think I missed in the comments.

Harry PotterFinch
Full nameHarry James PotterJ. Pierrepont Finch
NicknameThe Boy Who LivedPonty
Languages spokenEnglish, ParseltongueEnglish, Suckup
Life goalVanquish VoldemortClimb to the top of the corporate ladder (without expending too much effort)
Main identifierLightning-shaped scarBright blue bow tie
Can dance?Nope, not at allVery well, actually
Mortal enemyVoldemortBud Frump
Drink of choiceButterbeerCoffee
Where were they before they
were famous?
Cupboard under the stairs, 4 Privet Drive, Little WhingingThe Windows, World Wide Wicket Company
Advantages in a fightMagic/unnecessary heroismCunning/lying/bow tie