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Tom Riddle

Tom Riddle standing in the Chamber of Secrets

A troubled young wizard with an affinity for the Dark Arts and manipulation


Tom Riddle fact file


Full Name

Tom Marvolo Riddle

Birthday

31 December 1926

Wand

Thirteen and a half inches, yew, Phoenix feather

House

Slytherin

Parents

Tom Riddle Sr (Muggle) and Merope Gaunt (witch)

Skills

Outstanding manipulation, Parseltongue

Harry crouches over Ginny in the Chamber of Secrets while Tom Riddle watches.

In the Chamber


Harry looking inside the Chamber of Secrets

Chamber of Secrets

By J.K. Rowling


Dumbledore and Harry watch Tom Riddle as a child in a memory.

Young Tom Riddle


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I can make bad things happen to people who annoy me. I can make them hurt if I want to.


Tom Riddle
Harry and Dumbledore watch Tom Riddle inspect Slytherin's locket in a memory from the Half-Blood Prince.

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Tom Riddle's room in the orphanage from The Half Blood Prince.

Riddle’s room


There was a knock on the office door. ‘Enter,’ said the old wizard in a feeble voice.


Extract

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

by J.K. Rowling