"Every great British actor is either in the movies or desperate to get into them," says Jason Isaacs, who plays Lucius Malfoy. "It's a real badge of honor."
*my comment: Well obviously! If I was a great British actor I'd kill to be in the films!*
A year before Staunton got the part, a friend suggested she would be perfect for it. "I read the book, and Umbridge is described as a short, ugly, toadlike woman," Stuanton says. "I thought, 'Oh, thanks very much'."
*My comment: Nice friend.*
Oh and random plug. You should all join hotterpeads with me. Seems interesting, just look at the name! :D