Harry Potter Actor Killed in Vicious London Knife Fight

Knox had finished filming on new movie
By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted May 24, 2008 9:18 PM CDT
Harry Potter Actor Killed in Vicious London Knife Fight
An employee holds a paperback edition of 'Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone' inscribed by British author J. K. Rowling.   (AP Photo/Akira Suemori)

Robert Knox, a young British actor set to appear in an upcoming Harry Potter movie, was stabbed to death outside a London bar early today, the Daily Mail reports. The teen, who had finished filming his part as Ravenclaw student Marcus Belby, was killed defending his younger brother following an apparent dispute over a stolen cellphone. He is the 14th teenager murdered in the city this year. (Read more Harry Potter stories.)

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