Owner Of Leaky Cauldronn In Harry Potter Is In The Hospital After Horrific Accident

Actor Jim Tavare, who appeared as the owner of the Leaky Cauldronn in the third Harry Potter film; Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban was involved in a serious accident.


The actor was recently involved in a rather nasty head-on car crash. He was taken to the hospital and is in ICU currently undergoing surgery. The 54-year-old is suffering a punctured lung, broken next and multiple breaks in his right leg. An image of him was shown by his wife Laura who posted them, they show how serious the injuries are, including the fifteen broken ribs and the numerous fractures.

Laura went on to alert his fans via his official Facebook page saying; “Please hold some good thoughts for him as he fights his way out of this. Now that his family have been informed, Jim has asked me to let you all know that he was involved in a serious car accident yesterday, a head on collision.”

“He’s currently in ICU intensive care. He has 15 broken ribs, fractures in breastbones, a punctured lung, multiple breaks in his right leg, and a broken neck. He’s had two blood transfusion so far and is about to go in for his first surgery. This is for real, not a movie role. Please hold some good thoughts for him as he fights his way out of this.”


After his successful appearance on the Last Comic Standing, the couple moved to Los Angeles to further pursue his career. Last year he starred in an advert that was aired during the Superbowl being viewed by 113 million Americans.
The Essex-born actor went on to appear in numerous projects; he appeared in Another Country which was a 1984 film that starred Colin Firth.


He spent many years working as a stand-up and also wrote and starred in a series of silent films for BBC2. He performed at the Just For Laughs festival in Montreal from which CBS commissioned an episode based on the comedy act. He even starred in the episode. He appeared on numerous other TV series. The star resides in LA with his wife and two children and we wish him a speedy recovery.