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Severus Snape voted greatest "Harry Potter" character

Alan Rickman as Severus Snape in "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2." Warner Bros.

(CBS) It's official, sort of: Severus Snape is the greatest character in the "Harry Potter" universe.

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In the MTV News Harry Potter World Cup, "Potter" fans have revealed they think the potions professor is the greatest character in the series, reports Reuters. Dumbledore's death was voted the most unforgettable moment of the series, garnering 51 percent of the vote.

In the movies, Snape is played by Alan Rickman. You may remember that he - SPOILER ALERT - killed Dumbledore and tried to blow up Nakatomi Plaza.

In other Potter news, according to Box Office Mojo, "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2" grossed an estimated $43.6 million in 26 territories outside the U.S. on Wednesday.

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