Rowling at the Royal Albert Hall". Archived from the original on 30 January Retrieved 4 August Retrieved 13 August Albus Dumbledore is tall and thin, with silver hair and beard auburn in his youth so long that they can be tucked into his belt. Slate quotes an attendee of the book talk who said, "It was clear that JKR didn't plan to out Dumbledore. While using the pensieveHarry sees a vision of Dumbledore's first encounter with Voldemort, then a disturbed young orphan named Tom Riddle; Dumbledore had known from the beginning that the boy was dangerous, but believed that Hogwarts would change him.
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The truth about Dumbledore's death is revealed through Snape's last memories in the Pensieve. Please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. He has claimed to be able to become invisible without using an invisibility cloakwhich is a powerful Disillusionment Charm. Archived from the original on 16 July He was forced to remain in his house with his sister Ariana while Aberforth completed his education.
He eventually found that those best suited for power are those who do not seek it. Shortly after his death, Dumbledore's portrait magically appears in the Headmaster's office. As a supremely talented wizard, Dumbledore displays numerous examples of extraordinary powers. He is also said to have long and skillful fingers. Retrieved 29 October Rowling announced the character is gay in